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Engineering Intern - Materials Analysis Job

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Date: Jan 18, 2019

Location: Mount Vernon, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

This materials laboratory internship will support vehicle and engine products under the direction of materials engineers.

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!

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. We are located in beautiful Mt. Vernon, WA.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Completion of basic materials tests including hardness, tensile strength, and chemical analysis
  • Develop test fixtures , comply with industry standards, and document test results
  • Perform metallurgical sample preparation and participate in failure analysis


The successful candidate must be working towards a bachelor of science in engineering, materials science, or chemistry

The following abilities or tolerances are required:

  • Ability to summarize technical issues and communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Lift and carry at least 50 pounds
  • Push and pull at least 125 pounds
  • Repetitive bending, stooping and kneeling
  • Frequent work at or above shoulder level
  • Good manual dexterity
  • Ability to use vibratory tools
  • Ability to work with or around solvents, degreasing agents, greases, oils paints and solder with proper safety equipment
  • Work in areas of high temperature and humidity
  • Work with vehicle fluids
  •  Work in areas of high noise with hearing protection
  • Tolerate eye, hearing, and foot protection
  • Good vision/depth perception with or without corrective lenses
  • Work around electronic equipment


The successful candidate must be working towards a bachelor of science in engineering, materials science, or chemistry

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.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett

Job Segment: Materials Science, Metallurgy, Chemical Research, Laboratory, Science, Manufacturing, Engineering

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