The position of Construction Maintenance Planning Intern will be part of the Maintenance Planning & Scheduling department at the Whiting Refinery in NW Indiana. The intern projects will involve collaborating with operations, maintenance, environmental, safety, and engineering personnel to develop detailed work execution plans based on the overall scope of work that supports repair/construction on production units.
Specific responsibilities include reviewing work requests in the field, building detailed execution plans consisting of mitigating safety hazards, creating work steps needed to complete repair/construction activity, cost estimates, manpower plans, identifying and procuring materials & equipment in order to maintain the safe, environmentally sound and efficient operation of the refinery.
The role involves applying construction management principles to the smallest of parts to the largest of industrial systems.
Essential Functions / Key Accountabilities
Develop and manage maintenance orders (MOs) within a computerized maintenance management system (i.e. SAP).
Work closely with Operations (Owners) and Engineers to evaluate and determine required scope of work.
Develop job packages that include HSSE procedures/documents, work execution plan, bills of materials, drawings, pictures, QA/QC information, technical procedures/documents.
Generate purchase requisitions for any resources required to support execution of work in the field.
Assure proper closure of MOs including documenting, initiating any follow-up MOs and review plan vs. actual results.
Work with a Maintenance Supervisor or Reliability Engineer to ensure historical information is entered into SAP or appropriate database.
Manage backlog of needed job scopes and facilitate team meetings with Maintenance, Operations, Engineering to establish work priorities.
Share, collaborate and provide input regarding job plans and work documentation:
Work closely with other Maintenance Planners to share lessons learned and provide the best possible plans
Identify and communicate reoccurring equipment problems to Unit Engineers
Develop and maintain library of equipment files and maintenance plans
Nothing prepares you better for a career with us than an internship. Our internship program provides hands-on, career-specific experience working full-time. You’ll work on real projects that deliver tangible benefits and measurable results. At the same time, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about and help to solve some of the most important issues we face. You will experience genuine teamwork, and work alongside highly qualified and experienced colleagues, while you work on live projects and operations, using the latest equipment and technology. Summer internships last from 12 weeks.
Seeking a Bachelor’s Degree
Must have cumulative and major GPA of 3.2 or higher
No sponsorship available for this position
Majoring in Construction Management
Must be available for a continuous 12-week period for duration of summer internship
Students graduating December 2023 – May 2024
Internships are not available for students who have completed their degree or who will graduate prior to the conclusion of the internship