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Engineering Internships (ASPIRE) - Summer 2023 Job

Date: Sep 14, 2022

Location: Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

Company: PACCAR

Why work for PACCAR?

  • Global Fortune 500 Company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities.
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their fields.
  • Support and/or design the commercial vehicles of the future with a focus on emerging technologies such as electric and autonomous trucks.
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans for you and your family.
  • Paid Time Off – paid holidays, and sick leave.
  • 401k with 100% company match, AND a company-paid pension plan after 5 years.
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education – eligible after 1 year of service.


Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, software engineers, safety engineers, and other professionals to ensure quality commercial electric vehicle designs and systems integration.
  • Follow project management processes to maintain schedule and functionality.
  • Ensure industry-leading quality and reliability are met, maintained, and exceeded on all components.
  • Analyze system needs and requirements to influence system architecture designs.
  • Develop and document engineering specifications for new vehicle control functions, including autonomous vehicles.
  • Drive collaborative efforts effectively with cross-divisional counterparts on global design direction.
  • Support validation activities across supplier and internal teams to ensure industry-leading quality and reliability are met, maintained or exceeded on all components and systems.
  • Positions are available in Washington State and Texas.  Please specify your preference when applying.


Qualifications & Skills

  • Currently pursuing a degree in one of the following disciplines: Engineering (Electrical, Software, or Mechanical), Computer Science, or equivalent.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and drive to develop innovative hardware.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, lean, collaborative team environment.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and planning/tracking skills.
  • Competency with standard office software (word processing, spreadsheets, etc.)
  • Able to learn and use new processes and techniques and resourcefully solve complex technical issues.
  • Commitment to reliability, value, and quality in all aspects of work.
  • Willingness to grow continuously, both personally and professionally with strong results and goal-driven orientation.


Additional Attributes

  • Proficiency in one or more modern programming languages (MATLAB, C++, C#, etc.)
  • Demonstratable ability to analyze hardware and firmware designs.
  • Active participant in a university-sponsored engineering club (EcoCar, Formula SAE, SARP, Etc.)
  • Understanding of complex design and application as it impacts electrical/electronic systems, architecture, and software-driven functionality.


Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR promotes equal employment opportunities by implementing policies and practices that ensure employees and applicants are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or other legally protected status. This applies to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, termination, rates of pay, and other conditions of employment.

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