Maintenance Reliability Engineering Intern Fall 2024

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Date: Apr 6, 2024

Location: Columbus, MS, US, 39701

Company: PACCAR

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!




PACCAR Engine Company in Columbus, Mississippi produces the best-in-class, state-of-the-art MX engines that power Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR MX engines bring a new level of innovation through quality, exceptional reliability, and proven performance. In more than 50 years, PACCAR has delivered over one million engines globally, providing innovative solutions and an unwavering commitment to superior performance. Join our best-in-class team today through the following opportunity:

Requisition Summary

Intern/Co-op to provide daily support for machining line process readiness and improvements. Supports procurement of new auxiliary equipment, daily response to production needs, and engineering improvements in production and project environments. This is a temporary position

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Review maintenance work order (MWO) requests for content and clarity with Team Coordinator and maintenance employee(s) assigned to complete MWO.
  • Requisition of all non-stock material required; reserve all tools necessary to complete job; estimate the craft labor required; collect and tag all stores and non-stock materials to complete MWO;
  • Train Operator(s) on all aspects of production equipment in order to develop the skills required to complete daily Total Productive Maintenance (TPM);
  • Develop standards for repetitive jobs, historical job estimates and MWO stock materials;
  • Assist with designs and help implement modifications to existing systems; 
  • Assist with major maintenance, emergency repairs, and corrective actions on equipment and facilities; 
  • Support continuous improvement of quality maintenance activity.
  • Enhance the development of predictive, preventive, and reliability centered maintenance programs,  including maintenance check sheets and predictive maintenance techniques and related engineering analyses;  


Qualifications & Skills

  • Pursuing B.S. Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial).
  • MS Office proficiency (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint).
  • Proven ability to work in a self-directed environment required.


  • Knowledge of engine components preferred.
  • Leadership/Participation in extracurricular engineering related projects or teams.
  • AutoCAD Experience and Pro-E experience at a basic level


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


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

Additional Job Board Information

If you would like more information about what makes PACCAR an excellent place to work, please visit the PACCAR Career Site.

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Protected Veteran / Disability

Additional Agency Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Protected Veteran / Disability

Nearest Major Market: Columbus Mississippi

Job Segment: Entry Level Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Temporary, AutoCAD, CAD, Engineering, Contract

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