Generac Power Systems

  • Engineering Intern - Electrical

    Job Locations US-WI-Waukesha
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/27/2018 8:51 PM)
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  • Overview

    Generac Power Systems – Work with the leader in the power industry! Our corporate headquarters in Waukesha, WI is seeking an Engineering Intern for our Commercial & Industrial Engineering team. 


    The Engineering Intern is responsible for working with other engineers to fulfill special design requests on our products. Under supervision of engineers, the intern will create definitions of parts and assemblies in the form of 2D cross sections, 3D models, tolerance stack-ups, and various electronic data formats to support analysis, manufacturing, assembly and service. You will also create Pro-E models, drawings and templates as well as make changes to BOM's.  Participants develop technical skills through challenging assignments and usage of technical tools



    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:


    • Designs, validates, and brings new products to market. 
    • Provide new product development support in the Industrial, Commercial, Residential and/or Retail generator or Power Tool product area including; Creating and maintaining CAD models, drawings, and BOMs, Supporting product development plans (schedule, product cost, meeting design inputs), Interfacing with internal company personnel, Provide technical support for assigned projects.
    • Specifies precise new product functional requirements; designs, tests and integrates standard, less complex components to produce final designs; and evaluates the design's overall effectiveness, cost (including cost/benefit analysis), reliability (risk analysis), and safety. 
    • Designs, develops, executes and evaluates fitness-for-use testing, product specifications and process validation plans for standard products and/or components; creates and reviews material part specifications and bills of materials. 
    • Collaborates with internal manufacturing partners, contract manufacturers, designers and product specialists to optimize basic designs for manufacturability. 
    • Utilizes CAD (Computer Aided Design) or CAE (Computer Aided Engineering) systems to model new designs and produce detailed engineering drawings. 
    • Designs, develops, and validates engine and control panel wiring harnesses.
    • Utilizes AutoCAD to design electrical schematics and wiring diagrams.
    • Supporting product development plans (schedule, product cost, meeting design inputs)
    • Travel to other Generac facilities as necessary
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Basic Qualifications:


    • Currently pursuing a BS degree in Electrical Engineering or related
    • Understanding or working knowledge of Pro-E and/or AutoCAD experience.
    • The ability to understand and interpret electrical schematics and wiring diagrams.
    • Microsoft Office experience (including Excel).
    • Proficient oral and written communication and able to write clearly and succinctly to get a message across.
    • The ability to work 15-20 hours during the school year and full time during school breaks


    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job include are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel.


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