Co-Op: Electrical Engineering, Supplied Air Respirator (Fall)

Mine Safety Appliances Company Cranberry Twp , PA 16066

Posted 2 weeks ago


Established in 1914, MSA is the world's leading manufacturer of safety products designed to protect people throughout the world. Working alongside experienced engineers, co-ops have a unique opportunity to apply their academic learning to products that protect lives in communities around the world. The Supplied Air Respirator (SAR) co-op will work in the Fall of 2019 to gain an appreciation and understanding of the New Product Development process, real world application of electrical hardware and software design as it pertains to embedded systems, and experience with a variety of engineering tools and techniques. The co-op will provide engineering assistance to the design team through any of the following activities:


  • Assisting with electronic design tasks

  • Creating and/or reviewing basic software coding

  • Designing and setting up product validation tests and documenting test results

  • Collaborating with international associates to complete project goals

  • Gaining an awareness of budgetary, manufacturing and sourcing limitations


Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Technical knowledge and aptitude for programming, evaluating, and testing code.

  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem solving skills.

  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and presentation).

  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills and a sharp attention to detail

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

Education and experience required:

  • Incumbent must be actively enrolled in an Electrical or Computer Engineering program (preferably at an ABET-accredited school) and have completed at least one semester of Sophomore year.


  • Junior status

If you would like to make an impact to ensure that Men and Women may work in safety and that they, their families, and their communities may live in health throughout the world, we want to hear from you!

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Co-Op: Electrical Engineering, Supplied Air Respirator (Fall)

Mine Safety Appliances Company