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Posted:
9/20/2019
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Intern, Lab (Summer 2020)
Doble Engineering | Morrisville, North Carolina
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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

We are seeking two Lab Interns for Summer 2020. This internship opportunity will be in our Insulating Materials Laboratory at our Morrisville, NC office location. This is a great opportunity for students interested in chemistry and science to gain real world experience in a busy lab environment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

* The internship will be focused on testing insulating liquids and materials to determine physical, chemical and electrical properties according to ASTM, IEC, or internal methods.

Other job functions include:

* Prepare materials for laboratory examination and testing
* Data validation and instrument quality control verification
* Abide by laboratory safety procedures and protocols
* Interns will work under general supervision but with a high degree of independence once trained. Creativity and latitude is required and expected.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

High school degree required, plus must be working towards college degree in chemistry, physics or biology, or related scientific field of study.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

* Test lab experience (high school or university lab experience is sufficient)
* Experience with and knowledge about basic chemistry and safe work habits in a laboratory environment.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

* Candidates must have a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail, as well as strong written and oral communication skills.
* Attentive and quick to pick up instructions
* High attention to detail
* Good hand-eye coordination
* Must understand instructions in English and is English speaking

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is often required to stand, sit, use computers, read, write, type, use fax machines, use copy machines, file paperwork, use telephones, and utilize written and oral communication to interact with clients, co-workers and customers. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of this job. Must be capable of lifting 30 pounds.

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law, are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) prohibits discrimination by employers, in compensation and employment opportunities, against qualified individuals with disabilities who, with our without reasonable accommodation, can perform the "essential functions" of a job. A function may be essential for any of several reasons, including: the job exists to perform that function, the employee holding the job was hired for his/her expertise in performing the function, or only a limited number of employees are available to perform that function.

About Doble Engineering

Doble provides engineering solutions for electrical apparatus condition assessment of HV substation and generator plants. Electrical measurements, condition monitoring, and chemical analytical methods provide data which is analyzed by apparatus experts. Doble will provide you with the information needed to know if your apparatus should be "used , or remove from service". We provide the following services, including: World renowned highly qualified specialist staff Comprehensive range of HV electrical testing services Impartial independent test data and solutions Clear concise results and analysis Rotating plant, switchgear, transformers, and cable systems Consultant Services A partnership with Doble Engineering provides you with a team of experienced engineers, backed by a powerful array of diagnostic tools and solutions to optimize assets and ensure a powerful system. Doble's goal is to collect and present all relevant data, along with our recommendations, to provide you with the knowledge you need to make informed decisions.

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