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Engineering Intern - R&D - Summer 2019 Job

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Date: Jan 18, 2019

Location: Denton, TX, US

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!

Peterbilt Motors Company

On highways, construction sites, city streets, logging roads - everywhere our customers earn their living - Peterbilt's red oval is a familiar symbol of performance, reliability and pride.  Peterbilt has reigned as America's premium quality truck manufacturer since the company's founding in 1939. Our dedication to deliver products and services focused on improving customers' performance, image, profitability and peace of mind truly makes Peterbilt the Class of the Industry.

Requisition Summary

Peterbilt Motors Company, a PACCAR Company, has an opening for an Engineering Intern on our Research and Development (R&D) Team in Denton, Texas.                  





Job Functions / Responsibilities

Job duties could include:

  1. Removing and installing parts on class 8 heavy trucks for prototyping, testing or management reviews.
  2. Fabricating and/or modifying prototype parts for engineering projects
  3. Design and fabricating test fixtures for in house testing
  4. Supporting setup of customer events and/or management product reviews
  5. Fabricating armatures or cutting billet materials for the CNC mills
  6. Maintaining a safe, clean and professional work environment


Qualifications & Skills

  • The candidate we seek will be currently enrolled in an Engineering Program and have completed their sophomore year of College.   
  • Excellent technical, verbal, written and presentations skills.
  •  Proven problem solving skills are required. 
  • Ability to work in a self-directed environment is preferred. 
  • Must be flexible to work portions of day and evening shift.
  • Be able to stand for prolonged periods of time.
  • MS office, specifically excel spreadsheets
  • A 3.0 GPA or higher is preferable

We are looking for a person with work experience in the area of automotive repair, heavy equipment and/or work experience in a machine shop or fabrication shop.

Department or Program: Lab Projects with Warranty and PLR

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. 

Nearest Major Market: Denton
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

Job Segment: Construction, Fabrication, R&D Engineer, Summer Internship, Engineering, Manufacturing, Research, Entry Level

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