Mechanical Engineer Intern Job Description

Mechanical Engineer Intern Job Description

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Mechanical engineer intern provides technical leadership for large-scale industrial engineering projects MS Excel, AutoCAD, and MS Projects.

Mechanical Engineer Intern Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Use analytical skills learned in school to solve technical engineering problems
Research new technologies and manufacturing processes
Use rapid prototyping processes to qualify and iterate on designs quickly
Create engineering drawings and bills of materials
Participate in design reviews with other engineers
Present technical designs and analysis results to team members
Use 3D CAD and analytical tools to complete design tasks
Work with manufacturing team to improve processes and design assembly fixtures
Supports the department will all necessary technical, lab testing or clerical work
Supports the department with all necessary project work

Mechanical Engineer Intern Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Mechanical Engineer Intern

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: FAA, CSWA, CAD, API, EIT

Education for Mechanical Engineer Intern

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the mechanical engineer intern job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering, Science, Graduate, Education, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Technical, Communication, Design, Electrical Engineering

Skills for Mechanical Engineer Intern

Desired skills for mechanical engineer intern include:

One programming language
AutoCAD 2D and 3D
MS Excel
MS PowerPoint
MS Word
Revit MEP
Trane Trace
Basic principles and methods used in chemical plant manufacturing and analyses
GD&T is desired
Principles and techniques commonly employed in the specific area of assignments

Desired experience for mechanical engineer intern includes:

Assist maintenance and technical staff in root cause analysis of equipment failures
Lead Kaizen and “just do it” improvement projects
Create AutoCAD drawings for equipment and facility maintenance
Engage with process engineering for data gathering, data analysis, and recommendations for improvement
Create and improve preventive maintenance procedures for execution by maintenance technicians
Able to fully participate in job assignments at whichever job site, district office or department to which the Intern is assigned

Mechanical Engineer Intern Examples


Mechanical Engineer Intern Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a mechanical engineer intern. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for mechanical engineer intern
  • Provide coordination between the Production, Project, Process and Corporate Engineering Departments regarding capital project implementation including preparation of AFE’s
  • Provide ongoing engineering assistance to operations and maintenance
  • Develop and institute plans for preventive/predictive maintenance on equipment, routine replacement of equipment and improvement of material of construction
  • Provide troubleshooting and technical support during planned and unplanned outages
  • Development of various Operations test fixtures
  • Provide detailed drawings for designs
  • Assist with preparation of Engineering Change Orders (ECOs) for mechanical changes
  • Research materials and third party products
  • Under direct supervision, the Intern will work on a multi-discipline team of Engineers/Designers to support various types of project work, in support of specialty metals manufacturing, including machine design/modification, installation, and commissioning
  • Support engineering project activities and tasks such as data collection, field measurements, project design meeting attendance, and ordering of parts and components
Qualifications for mechanical engineer intern
  • Able to temporarily relocate and work full-time during the summer of 2016 (approximately May-August)
  • Coordinate prototype efforts
  • Strong interest in mechanical and thermal design and design verification
  • Strong interest in performing component and system level thermal, mechanical, shock and vibration measurements
  • Mechanical Engineering major
  • Sheetmetal Enclosure design (CAD software Pro/E)

Mechanical Engineer Intern Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of mechanical engineer intern. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for mechanical engineer intern
  • Assist manager in warranty issues, part replacement researches
  • Translate work requirement from clients into specific scope of works, and statement of works for project
  • Write and revise mechanical/electrical switching procedures for equipment maintenance
  • Design of machinery and mechanical mechanisms/systems
  • Solve problems creatively and quickly
  • Test, troubleshoot prototype equipment
  • Support development of cable assembly manufacturing processes for new high-speed cable product development
  • Provides Engineering Technical support on-site for prototype InFlyt Experience products to validate design package stability
  • Assist Engineers in the research, root cause and solutions to in service issues
  • Assist in the development of concepts and assembly level layouts
Qualifications for mechanical engineer intern
  • Past internships related to automation equipment design is a plus
  • Enthusiasm and aptitude to learn about automation and equipment design
  • Experience with CAD (Solidworks, Catia preferred) – parts, assemblies, and detailed drawings
  • Familiarity with typical fabrication techniques (machining, welding, sheet metal forming)
  • Management of project and people to execute designs
  • Hands-on skills such as machining, welding, assembly, are a plus

Mechanical Engineer Intern Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a mechanical engineer intern. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for mechanical engineer intern
  • Assist in debug and troubleshooting of mechanical systems and components
  • Document designs in SolidWorks
  • Investigate, develop, and implement process changes/improvements for the manufacturing process
  • Performance and or participate in project team meetings
  • Maintain organized and detailed records of activities undertaken in support of work activities
  • Meets agreed to schedules and commitments
  • Participate in project activities to support Engineering team activities
  • Gathers, records and maintains engineering specific information
  • Specifies, designs, develops and/or validates product components
  • Generates concepts for improved designs and processes
Qualifications for mechanical engineer intern
  • Student in qualified Mechanical Engineering Degree program
  • High school diploma and upper level mechanical engineering coursework required (junior to senior level courses taken)
  • Currently enrolled at an accredited institution for a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience with Pro/E and/or SolidWorks is desired
  • Candidate currently studying Mechanical Engineering
  • Excel tool knowledge

Mechanical Engineer Intern Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a mechanical engineer intern. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for mechanical engineer intern
  • Perform Mechanical part design of custom brackets and various sheet metal parts using ProE and/or AutoCAD, subassembly modeling and drawing documentation
  • Gain hands-on experience in lab testing the configurations to validate the design, including environmental testing, thermal testing, transpiration vibration testing
  • Exploring and refining innovative technologies and architecture
  • Experimentally analyze and debug prototype systems
  • Researching new materials & technologies and processes that advances industry best practices
  • Research, develop and productize mass producible solutions
  • Design and build proof-of-concept prototypes, perform Design-of-Experiments DOE, mechanically instrument prototypes for thermal, stress, vibration, acoustic, , and help perform technical analysis and trade-off studies on design feature alternatives to optimize against design priorities
  • To participate in design reviews with Senior Design Engineers, Engineering Managers and Design Managers – justify design detail and collaborate with other specialists
  • Day-to-day interface with operations, maintenance, technology, reliability team, and construction personnel to troubleshoot, optimize and ensure safe and reliable operation of fixed and rotating equipment
  • Interfaces with plant groups as needed to maintain compliance and integrity management of the equipment in the assets
Qualifications for mechanical engineer intern
  • Majors in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • Knowledge or experience with AutoCAD, Inventor 2010 and AutoCAD Mechanical 2010 is preferred but not required
  • Employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of Carpenter's pre-employment selection process, which includes a drug and alcohol screen
  • Relevant coursework in traditional electro-mechanical engineering courses, including math, physics, technical composition, calculus, statics & dynamics, mechanics and materials
  • Works hard, full of energy
  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, having completed at least two years in the degree program

Mechanical Engineer Intern Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a mechanical engineer intern. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for mechanical engineer intern
  • Conduct rapid feasibility studies to design for optimal cost, schedule, and performance
  • Design mechanical components of
  • Oversee internal and external prototyping
  • Drive manufacturability and tooling
  • Facilitate the appropriate use of Design reviews (internally and with external partners)
  • Qualify tooling and first articles
  • Assist CCR Reliability Engineers, Inspectors and/or Metallurgists in providing technical support for a variety of refinery units in order to achieve reliable equipment performance and maximize equipment mechanical availability while meeting the company's safety, environmental, and economic objectives
  • Assist in providing engineering services, such as mechanical equipment design, inspection data analysis, fitness for service evaluations, equipment repair plan development, materials selection, root cause analysis of mechanical or corrosion related failures, troubleshooting equipment performance, and developing recommended maintenance practices
  • Perform routine engineering calculations (i.e., determinate statics, mechanical stress (normal, shear, bending, hoop), fluid flow, heat transfer, and remaining life projections)
  • Assist in analyzing and interpreting pertinent inspection data to determine equipment life and develop repair or improvement plans
Qualifications for mechanical engineer intern
  • Must have completed a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering – required
  • Experience working with solid modeling tools - (SolidWorks) preferred
  • Experience with mechanical equipment, and manufacturing processes such as sheet metal, fabrication welding, assembly processes, electrical circuits and gas technology
  • Knowledge of materials, mechanical and electrical devices
  • This position is fast paced and requires employee to spend time in an office setting, in the engineering lab and on the shop floor
  • Requires a fundamental understanding and application of mechanical engineering principles including thermodynamics and fluid flow

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