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Itron, Inc. | Waseca, Minnesota
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Job Description

Are you looking for an internship opportunity that will provide you the tools and training to help build a smarter, more sustainable future? Itron, the global leader in meter manufacturing and software solutions to more than 8,000 utility companies around the world, has an internship opportunity located in our Design and Manufacturing facility in Waseca, MN. This position will allow you to gain real world experience in the smart grid / energy space, while working with a truly global organization that utilizes the latest technologies. If you are someone who is able to take guidance, seek clarity from a support or mentoring engineer, and create and energetically pursue a plan to completion, we would like to talk to you!

Duties & Responsibilities Could Include:

* Work with engineering staff to develop firmware as well as develop and run tests and simulations.
* Create test reports and experimental reports for engineering staff to review.
* Work on root cause analysis with engineers to identify next steps for "Maintenance of the line" and new product design activities.
* Work with component suppliers, manufacturing, procurement and quality to implement solutions to root cause analysis - as guided by mentoring engineer(s).
* Create prototypes of solutions for fit-up and test.
* Create hardware for test tools
* Possible travel to customer sites to evaluate product along with engineering staff.
* Be able to communicate in group settings.
* Be able to use the Microsoft suite of software: Excel, Word and PowerPoint
* Have a good understanding of electronic circuits as well as embedded firmware
* Write firmware and develop test tools in software such as C,C#,LabView
* Complete firmware/hardware testing
* Create firmware and hardware test plans and reports
* Able to work Monday - Friday during the summer with the potential of part time during the rest of the year.


Experience: This position requires a minimum of 0-1 year of related experience.

Education: High School graduate or equivalent. Intern must be enrolled in an Engineering Bachelor's Degree Program (Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related). Preference given to students entering their Junior or Senior year.

Physical Demands: This is a typical office job, with no special physical requirements or unusual work environment.

Itron is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition, veteran status, disability, genetic information or other characteristics protected by law. If you require an accommodation in order to apply to this position, please contact your local recruiting representative at 1-800-635-5461 or email.


About Itron, Inc.

Itron, Inc. (Itron), provides a portfolio of products and services to utilities for the energy and water markets throughout the world. The Company is a provider of metering, data collection and software. Itron has two business segments: Itron North America and Actaris. Itron North America generates the majority of its revenue in the United States and Canada, and offers electric meters, electric, gas and water automated meter reading (AMR) and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) systems, software and services. Actaris generates the majority of its revenue in Europe, Africa, South America and Asia, and offers electricity, gas and water meters, AMR and AMI systems and services. (Source: 10-K)

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