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UPS Plant Engineering Intern in Sparks, Nevada

Job Summary

The Plant Engineering (PE) intern supports the protection of UPS assets, facilities, equipment, and grounds. He /She assists with maintaining facility environmental compliance, conveyor system reliability, housekeeping, and facility safety. The PE Specialist manages small projects.

Other Duties

  • Generates and maintains all contracts and certificates of insurance for multiple vendors

  • Assists with vendor migration from Oasis to ARIBA

  • Assists with vendor diversification

  • Oversees the performance of the Annual Electrical PMI

  • Supervises all necessary repairs with UPS mechanics through MAXIMO

  • Analyze and trouble shoot PLC systems

  • Assists with outbound commissioning audits

  • Assists with overseeing the protection of physical assets, facility and equipment maintenance, and facility housekeeping to ensure a safe, clean, and efficient facility

  • Assists with identifying and scheduling necessary repairs and preventative maintenance, through the use of PE mechanics and outside vendors, to maintain the condition of the facility

  • Uses outside service housekeeping vendors to ensure that facility appearance is maintained at an acceptable level for the most reasonable cost

  • Dispatches and oversees the work of outside service housekeeping vendors through physical inspections to ensure quality of work

  • Communicates regularly with outside contractors to resolve any problems

  • Manages vendor contract compliance and oversees vendor payment to ensure the work is done to specifications and vendors are paid upon completion

  • Audit and inventory department supplies and equipment

  • Assists with developing the scope of work, and estimates cost using UPS guidelines and industry standards so projects can be evaluated against the district budget and approvals obtained

  • Inspects projects to ensure compliance with safety and environmental regulations and adherence to original contract documents

  • Manages the budget by tracking costs against contract terms to ensure that costs stay within district budgetary guidelines

  • Communicates assigned work status to colleagues to determine the potential impact on the department’s schedule

  • Assist with design development and preparation for projects

  • Monitors and maintains energy conservation throughout the building through several avenues and gradual upgrades

  • Assists with sustainability campaign

  • Assists with the implementation of sustainability initiatives

  • Monitors department spending based on annual budgetary figures for multiple categories

  • Manages the accrual process for the department

Preferred Competencies

  • Conducts Research: Identifies the business problem that requires research; identifies sources of information that are relevant to a problem; reviews literature and data related to the research question; summarizes information from data sources

  • Detail Orientation: Captures/documents specific and accurate information; learns subjects thoroughly and in detail; completes work with thoroughness; supplies appropriate details when requested; maintains organized files

  • Equipment Repair Management: Describes types of equipment problems that can occur; identifies specifications of mechanical and technical equipment; explains repair techniques and tools

  • Facilities, Equipment, and Grounds Maintenance: Identifies basic facility components requiring preventative maintenance; describes how to create preventative maintenance schedules

  • Project Planning: Demonstrates an understanding of basic project planning processes, including planning action items and resources

  • Technology Implementation: Able to communicate designed and developed technology solutions and their desired outcome in general terms; expresses the importance of an effective implementation; develops implementation plans

Minimum Qualifications

  • Microsoft Office knowledge (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access)

  • Bachelors of Science Degree (or equivalent) or currently working towards degree

UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law


Category: Engineering, Intern/Coop, Plant Engineering, Plant Engineering Mechanic, Mechanics and Engineering, Plant Engineers, Professional

Requisition Number: 190599

Location: Sparks,Nevada