Controls Engineering Intern

Schneider Electric Lincoln, NE

About the Job

Schneider Electricâ„¢ creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 144,000 employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment: .

Schneider Electric's Lincoln, NE, facility is seeking a motivated Controls Engineer Intern, finishing her/his Sophomore year or preferably currently in her/his Junior year of a degree program, to be part of the engineering department, supporting the different plant's industrial processes.

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The ideal candidate should be passionate about technology and Industrial Manufacturing Automation. She/He will be assigned to teams performing on projects involving design, implementation, and improvement of the production lines utilizing PLCs, pneumatic & hydraulic systems, as well as serve controlled motion and variable frequency drives.

The Lincoln, NE, Square D is a facility with a high level of automation; this intern will be supporting the Manufacturing and Controls Engineers on projects for the automation of Lincoln's manufacturing equipment, as well as the innovation of new machine control methods in different departments in the plant (Molding, Assembly and Stamping-Plating)

What do you get to do in this position?

  • Gain experience by supporting projects and plant initiatives
  • Develop electrical schematics from suggestions and inputs from the Controls Engineers
  • Develop machine electrical/controls machine architecture
  • Help with controls project management
  • RTS (troubleshoot equipment and machines)
  • Develop and troubleshoot PLCs and HMIs programs in C, C++, or Ladder logic
  • Investigate automation application using the Schneider Electric Product Offer

This job might be for you if:

Minimum Requirements :
  • Enrolled in an Engineering program (preferably in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering)
  • Willing to work up to 17.5 hours/week during Fall and/or Spring semester
  • Has taken coursework related to circuit diagrams and/or programming
  • In her/his Junior or Senior year of undergraduate studies
Preferred Skills:
  • Experience programming embedded systems: PLCs, Arduino, Digital Gate Logic (binary logic), Raspberry pi
  • Programming: Matlab, C, C++ and/or Java
  • Self-motivated and driven individual desiring to make an immediate impact
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and deliver results
  • Ability to prioritize tasks effectively and efficiently
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics

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