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The successful candidate should be a student pursuing a four-year degree in mechanical Engineering. An academic standing of Sophomore status or higher is preferred.
In this position the co-op will alternate semesters of full time academic study and full-time semesters of paid work. For example, if hired for the fall work semester, the co-op will work full time from September to December then return to school full time spring semester (January-May), return to full time work summer semester. This sequence will continue until graduation.
Additional consideration will be given to candidates with a strong academic background, outstanding attention to detail, and organization and presentation skills. Proficiency in AutoCAD and Microsoft Office programs - especially Excel and Word - also is preferred.
The Engineering Services team collaborates with many areas of the Company, including operations and construction. Accordingly, this person may be assigned to various departments during their Co-op position. Co-op will broaden knowledge and experience in the field of engineering by:
Co-op may be expected to complete additional assignments as determined by their supervisor.
AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusion. Respecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.The expected salary for this position, at commencement of employment, is between $19.00 and $16.15/Hourly; however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements such as annual bonus, in addition to a full range of medical, dental, vision, life, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if a candidate receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.
Safety comes first at AES. To protect the health and safety of our people, customers, communities and partners, and to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, AES requires all newly-hired people or current AES people applying for U.S.-based role(s), to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be willing to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their date of hire. Except where prohibited by law or not specifically covered in a collective bargaining agreement, new hires and transfers will be required to provide proof of vaccination during onboarding and periodically thereafter. This policy will comply with all applicable laws and is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health authorities, as applicable.
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