Intern - Engineer - Summer 2019

Xylem Inc. Lubbock , TX 79401

Posted 6 months ago

Xylem |zlm|

  1. The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;
  2. a leading global water technology company.

We're a global team unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology solutions to the world's water challenges. Developing new technologies that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and re-used in the future is central to our work. Our products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment, in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. In more than 150 countries, we have strong, long-standing relationships with customers who know us for our powerful combination of leading product brands and applications expertise with a strong focus on developing comprehensive, sustainable solutions.

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The Role: Goulds Water Technology, a Xylem brand, seeks to hire an Engineering Intern for the Xylem-AWS-Lubbock, Texas facility. As a member of the Engineering Team, the Engineering Intern is an educational enhancement role. Candidate must have a basic understanding of mechanical engineering practices. Candidate should be willing to work with the broader engineering team on a number of engineering related tasks detailed below.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to succeed in a fast-paced fluid environment, while ensuring that engineering and data management protocols are maintained. If you are industrious, detail- and customer-oriented, we want to hear from you!

Essential Duties/Principal

  • Assemble turbine pumps for performance testing

  • Able and willing to turn a wrench

  • Assist/Preform in various activities in the test lab

  • Ensures the accuracy, clarity and completeness of test data and records

  • Assist with troubleshooting vertical turbine testing problems

  • Assist engineering team with various tasks as assigned by Engineering Mgr.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Assist in all field performance related issues.

  • Assist quality assurance group with the development and implementation of processes to reduce the standard deviation in hydraulic performance.

  • Assist in the creation and support of large project order drawing, model and data packets for use in securing strategic orders for the site.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

  • Enrolled in an Engineering school (Mechanical or Electrical)
  • Engineering degree (Mechanical or Electrical),

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must have a thorough knowledge of mechanical engineering technology, coupled with knowledge of product performance and functional operation.

  • Shall possess an aptitude for good analytical skills and the ability to organize and implement engineering tasks.

  • Should have the ability to interface well with others and to direct, and take direction from others, as required.

  • Must be knowledgeable in MS Office applications

Physical Demands

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Medium lifting (25-35 lbs.), shop and office combined environment

  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility

Work Environment

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.

  • Shop: Rotating equipment with water and electrical components in use. Safety protocols and PPE to be closely observed.

  • Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours with extended hours as required to meet customer requirements

EOE including disability and veteran

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Intern - Engineer - Summer 2019

Xylem Inc.