Mechanical Engineering Intern

City:  Tacoma
State:  WA
Country/Region:  US

Do you have an interest in exploring your chosen field in Manufacturing? PABCO Roofing in Tacoma, WA is currently accepting resumes for a Mechanical Engineering Intern to work on a variety of projects in the manufacturing plant.  Candidates should have a strong interest in working in an Industrial environment and becoming a positive addition to our Engineering team on a full-time basis for the summer season. This paid opportunity is for current college students pursuing a Mechanical Engineering degree. If you're a senior and interested in future job opportunities, you're highly encouraged to apply.


Qualified applicants will have the following:

  • Currently pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering with a strong desire to learn and gain experience in the field of manufacturing.
  • Must have knowledge of CAD software (preferably Auto CAD or Solid Works) to assist with updating or creating plant drawings.
  • A desire to work in an industrial environment learning our plant processes;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with your internal customers - our plant personnel;
  • Willingness to be flexible with your schedule, working environment (both an office and a production facility), and job tasks.
  • In return, we promise you'll leave with project experience, a deeper mechanical understanding of our equipment, and a letter of recommendation for a job well done.
  • Best part - we're a values-driven organization with a heart for our people! 




Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


Communication Ability:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, co-workers and vendors.


Math Ability:

  •  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Reasoning Ability:

  •  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, verbal, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Computer Skills:

  • Must be able to operate a personal computer and equipment necessary to complete duties.
  • Must be proficient or expert level at the following programs: Microsoft Office Suite, CAD software with a preference towards Solidworks.


Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Talk and listen.
  • Stand, walk, and sit.
  • Bend at the waist.
  • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Regular attendance is required.


Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.


  • Wet humid conditions.
  • Working near moving mechanical parts.
  • Extreme heat or cold (non-weather).
  • Fumes or airborne particles.
  • Vibrations.
  • Moderate to loud noise.

Nearest Major Market: Tacoma