Intern - Mechanical Engineer - Summer 2023

Research & Development | Lubbock, TX, United States
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Xylem |ˈzīləm|

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;

2) a leading global water technology company.

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you!

The Role: Xylem seeks to hire an Engineering Intern for the Xylem-AWS-Lubbock, Texas facility. As a member of the Engineering Team, the Engineering Intern is an educational enhancement role.  Candidate must have a basic understanding of mechanical engineering practices.  Candidate should be willing to work with the broader engineering team on a number of engineering related tasks detailed below. 

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to succeed in a fast-paced fluid environment, while ensuring that engineering and data management protocols are maintained. If you are industrious, detail- and customer-oriented, we want to hear from you!

*This will be an onsite internship at our Lubbock, TX facility*

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:

  • Work on various engineering tasks and projects under the oversite of the Engineering Mgr. or senior engineers.
  • Assist engineering team with various tasks as assigned by Engineering Mgr.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Work with cross-functional teams to communicate the impact of engineering projects to their departments.
  • Participation in Xylem Watermark volunteer activities

Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

  • Enrolled in an Engineering school (Mechanical or Electrical)
  • Engineering degree (Mechanical or Electrical),

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must have a thorough knowledge of mechanical engineering technology, coupled with knowledge of product performance and functional operation.
  • Shall possess an aptitude for good analytical skills and the ability to organize and implement engineering tasks.
  • Should have the ability to interface well with others and to direct, and take direction from others, as required.
  • Must be knowledgeable in MS Office applications

We Offer You More Than Just “A Job”

  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
  • Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Hispanic Origin & Latin Affinity, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

(The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters and must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Medium lifting (25-35 lbs.), shop and office combined environment
  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility
  • Regularly required to listen, talk to, and see employees on a daily basis. 
  • Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.
  • Shop: Rotating equipment with water and electrical components in use. Safety protocols and PPE to be closely observed.
  • Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours with extended hours as required to meet customer requirements

Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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