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2022 Engineering Internship Programme

As an Engineering Intern with Clean Planet Energy, you will have an opportunity to work with a passionate team ready to equip you with the skills and hands-on expertise you may need to begin a successful career in process design and engineering. You will be part of a unique multidisciplinary team and be involved in a wide range of activities within an engineering project lifespan. 

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Background

Project Name

Clean Planet Energy (CPE) is a renewable and alternative energy company, converting non-recyclable plastic waste into ultra-clean commercial grade fuels with negligible sulphur and nitrous oxide content and low CO2 emissions. CPE’s mission is to continuously devise and implement sustainable technology that will prevent toxic plastic waste from damaging the earth’s environment and oceans, while reducing the demand for dirty-diesel, as well as diverting tens of thousands of tonnes of plastic waste annually away from landfills, incinerations, and oceans. 

Environment

For the above purposes, CPE are developing a series of environmentally-friendly ecoPlants, designed and engineered to take any waste plastic feedstock and, through various chemical processes, convert into ultra-clean ultra-low sulphur circular fuels and petrochemical feedstocks. 

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Opportunity

Project Name

As an Engineering Intern with CPE, you will have an opportunity to work with a passionate team ready to equip you with the skills and hands-on expertise you may need to begin a successful career in process design and engineering. You will be part of a unique multidisciplinary team and be involved in a wide range of activities within an engineering project lifespan. 

The Internship

Role Title:

Undergraduate/Graduate Engineering Intern

Type of Job:

Projects / Process Design & Engineering

Number of Positions:

2 - 3 in any one period

Start Date:

Open - Rolling

Last Applications:

31st January 2022

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Role Description

In conjuncture with the Process Engineering team, you will have opportunities to gain unique hands-on experience in some of the following areas:

  • Coordination and organisation of project documentations

  • Interpretation and application of process data to respective design teams

  • Review of process, equipment and package specifications, basis of design documents, process flow diagrams, and process descriptions

  • Development of new engineering tools and improvement of existing tools

  • Feasibility studies, research and development

  • Process design, engineering calculations, simulation and optimisation

Essential Requirements

Engineering students or recent graduates in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Sciences or related discipline, with basic understanding of engineering unit operations. 

Desirable requirements for role:

  • Passion for chemical process engineering and confident with new and unknown situations.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Numerate and IT proficient. Competent in Microsoft Office.

  • Be able to demonstrate ‘can-do’ approach and desire to continuously improve.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and self-motivated. 

Location of internship: 

COVID-19 Dependent, however please assume this is a remote role (WFH). Suitable Equipment will be provided for a home working environment. 

Duration: 

Variable, 3-12 months with expected 40 hour working weeks. To be discussed with the applicant. 

Equal Opportunities: 

Clean Planet Energy is an inclusive organisation welcoming talent from all backgrounds. Applicants are assessed based on personal merit and qualifications only. At this time CPE cannot support any applications for visa sponsorship for an industrial placement and all applicants must have an existing legal right to work in the United Kingdom. 

Remuneration: 

In line with our Equal Opportunity stance, we believe it is not fair or equal to expect an Intern to work without pay. By doing do so this puts an unfair advantage over those who can afford to work for free, or has the spare time to work a second job. For this reason all Internships are paid the legal National Living Wage.

Does this sound like you?

Important

We have had a significant interest & response since launching the Engineering Internship Programme. Applications received may not be reviewed until later in the year and may not receive a response. Submitting will however add your name to the mailing list to allow us to alert you in the future when we are actively seeking new applications. 

Note to Recruiters and Agencies: This opportunity is not open for recruiters or agencies, and any applicants that are received though this will be rejected.