Summer Internship 2024 - Data Systems Instrumentation Intern

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Date: Jul 15, 2024

Location: Mount Vernon, WA, US, 98273-9671

Company: PACCAR

 Requisition Summary

The PACCAR Technical Center is looking for an engineering intern interested in Data Systems Instrumentation. 


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 high-quality light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates.  PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes 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!


Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Configure and operate data acquisition test control software.
  • Ensure accuracy of test data for engineering analysis.
  • Perform calibration of accelerometers, pressure sensors and other devices.
  • Foster good communication and cooperative working relationships with other departments.
  • Inform managers, peers and internal customers of work progress and issues.



  • Strong computer skills using Microsoft office products.
  • Strong mathematical skills, basic knowledge of electronics.
  • Ability to troubleshoot basic electronic circuits.
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings.
  • Effective written and verbal communication.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Flexible and willing to adapt to changing duties and activities.



AA Degree in related Technology preferred or equivalent work experience. 


Intern Benefits

At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. The salary range is $25/hr for undergraduate students and $30/hr for graduate students . Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed below.

As a U.S. PACCAR intern, you have a full range of benefit options, including:

  • Competitive salary and 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings accounts (HSA)
  • EAP services: including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling, and more
  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth, training, and development opportunities
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their field


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.


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