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Engineering Intern - Engine Test Lab Job

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Date: Nov 1, 2018

Location: Mount Vernon, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

This internship provides the opportunity to work at PACCAR’s Engine Test Laboratory (ETL) in Mount Vernon, Washington. Key responsibilities include performing powertrain testing in an engine dynamometer test cell to develop and validate engine and exhaust aftertreatment systems.

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!

Division Information

The PACCAR Technical Center provides engineering excellence to the truck, engine, and winch divisions of PACCAR Inc through innovative product development and testing. The Technical Center is located in the Skagit Valley about 65 miles north of Seattle, Washington. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities


·         Conduct performance, durability, and emissions testing of heavy-duty on-highway powertrain systems to support program goals of European and North American PACCAR divisions

·         Support PACCAR’s Advanced Technology organization by testing, evaluating, and validating new engine and aftertreatment hardware and software

·         Engineer and build tools to improve the quality and efficiency of powertrain testing, emissions measurement, and data processing in the ETL





• Knowledge of diesel engine and exhaust aftertreatment system operation and control systems
• Ability to work with ETL technician staff, fostering teamwork and employee development
• Strong computer skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment


• Bachelor’s or Master’s student in engineering

Additional Job Board Information

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

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett

Job Segment: Product Development, Intern, Laboratory, Engineer, Testing, Research, Science, Entry Level, Engineering, Technology

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