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5/18/2017
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Engineering Intern: Electrical Technology Job
Paccar | Mount Vernon, Washington
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Job Description

Requisition Summary

The PACCAR Technical Center is looking for an engineering intern interested in electrical hardware validation for medium and heavy duty truck components. The position’s primary tasks include component test fixture setup, monitoring of tests in process, harness construction, electrical troubleshooting, and on-track data acquisition.

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services, you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!
 

Division Information

The PACCAR Technical Center provides engineering excellence to the truck, engine, and winch divisions of PACCAR Inc through innovative product development and testing. The Technical Center is located in the Skagit Valley about 65 miles north of Seattle, Washington. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Assist in the design and construction of environmental and electrical validation test setups
  • Participate in validation data collection and analysis
  • Troubleshoot heavy duty vehicle electrical system issues on test vehicles
  • Construct electrical harnesses to meet the testing needs of other PTC groups
  • Monitor tests in progress

Qualifications

  • Junior or higher standing toward an engineering degree
  • Knowledge of electrical circuit analysis fundamentals
  • Experience using typical electrical lab equipment (digital voltmeters, oscilloscopes, signal generators, etc)
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to summarize technical issues and communicate effectively
  • Microsoft Office skills required
  • Knowledge or experience with heavy duty vehicles is desired

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) discipline required.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.
 

About Paccar

PACCAR Inc, operates through two segments: design, manufacture and distribution of light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks and related aftermarket distribution of parts, and finance and leasing services provided to customers and dealers. The Company's finance and leasing activities are principally related to Company products and associated equipment. Other manufactured products include industrial winches. The Company and its subsidiaries design and manufacture heavy-duty diesel trucks, which are marketed under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. The Truck and Other businesses include a division of the Company, which manufactures industrial winches in two United States plants and markets them under the Braden, Carco, and Gearmatic nameplates. In North America, Australia and 16 European countries, the Company provides financing and leasing arrangements, principally for its manufactured trucks, through wholly owned finance companies operating under the PACCAR Financial trade name. (Source: 10-K)

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