Mechanical Engineering Intern

Chicago, IL 60607


*The projected start date for this position is in March. We are flexible and will work around your class schedule to determine a work schedule that fits both parties.*

We are Hydro, Inc., a growth oriented, industrial pump reengineering company in the West Loop neighborhood in Chicago seeking a part time Mechanical Engineering Intern professional to join our corporate team. This is an exciting opportunity to join a world class manufacturing facility.

The Mechanical Engineering Intern will work in our Chicago corporate office performing functions and gaining valuable experience while assisting the engineering team working with nuclear pumps. The ideal candidate is a student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering with completed coursework in some engineering classes.

Key Job Tasks:

-Assist members of the engineering team in the research, design, and evaluation of pumps and related equipment
-Collaborate with engineering team in the analysis and collection of data related to pump operations
-Read and interpret blueprints, assembly drawings, and schematics
-Assist engineering team in diagnosis and troubleshooting of issues in pumps or other equipment
-Conduct engineering procedures methodically and analyze data to suggest performance improvement
-Perform testing and evaluation of theoretical designs
-Prepare product reports and documentation

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, & Other Characteristics (KSAOs):

-General knowledge of engineering principles
-Strong technological skills
-Strong written and oral expression and comprehension
-Critical thinking and problem-solving ability
-Mathematical reasoning
-Highly organized

Education & Experience:

-Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline at an accredited 4-year university
-Completed coursework in some mechanical or industrial engineering classes
-1-2 years general work experience

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