Automation Engineering Intern

Engineering General – Racine, Wisconsin
Department Engineering General
Employment Type Intern
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation TBD

As a 2018 Automation Engineering Intern you will be assigned an experienced mentor and begin learning on the first day.  You will be immersed in computer based training, classroom instruction and team collaboration with our Agile processes to complete a functional system from scratch.  Some of the things you'll learn are listed below.

After the initial training project, you will be assigned to work on the project your mentor is assigned to for current customers.  It's not easy - it's a challenge.   You'll receive valuable feedback from industry experts to improve your skill set and level of experience.


 Automation Engineer Interns are responsible for learning and contributing to multiple projects utilizing a variety of automation technologies and platforms. These technologies are deployed for the control of automated manufacturing processes. Automation Engineer Interns are given the opportunity to learn and work on projects from the design and development phase to field installation and commissioning.  Essential duties and responsibilities will be completed in direct partnership with the Engineering Team.


  •  Electrical Design (AutoCad Typical)
  • Project documentation and design specifications

  • PLC Programming (Allen Bradley Typical)

  • HMI Applications Design (Rockwell, Wonderware, and GE Intellution Typical)

  • System Site Commissioning

  • Customer Training

  • Project Warranty Support

  • Travel Required (25% of calendar year is typical)


To qualify for this position, an individual must be able to partner with the Engineering team, work to learn each of the primary tasks and responsibilities, and meet the educational requirements. The individual must have strong communication skills, be capable of maintaining customer relationships, and carry themselves in a professional manner at all times. 



  • Pursuing education in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science



  • Knowledge of computer hardware, network technologies and equipment

  • Knowledge of basic electrical circuits

  • Software application experience utilizing Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office applications

  • Knowledge of PLC programming

  • Knowledge of HMI applications such as Rockwell software, GE Intellution, and/or Wonderware software applications

  • Visual Basic and Database Programming is a plus

  • Basic understanding of automated fluid processes is a plus

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    Racine, Wisconsin
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