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Intern - Applications Engineer

Date: Feb 10, 2020

Job Title: Intern - Applications Engineer


Department: Project Management


Reports to: Lead Project Manager


Shift: First shift - Temporary


Position Summary: Learn to quote, plan, budget, manage and document all aspects of a project. Project Mangers work closely with upper management and supervisors to ensure project scope and direction are communicated effectively to accurately meet deadlines.



  • Learn how to successfully manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders;
  • Learn how to effectively establish and maintain relationships with outside vendors;
  • Learn how to perform risk management to minimize project risks;
  • Learn how to manage changes to the scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques;
  • Assist in coordinating internal and external resources for the execution of projects;
  • Assist in ensuring projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget;
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility;
  • Assist in ensuring resource availability and allocation;
  • Assist in measuring project performance using the appropriate tools and techniques;
  • Assist with creating and maintaining comprehensive project documentation;
  • Report and escalate to lead project manager and / or management any urgent situations; and
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


Experience / Skills:

  • Candidates must be in their junior or senior year of a 4-year undergraduate program from an accredited 4-year academic institution (i.e., mechanical engineering);
  • Maintain a G.P.A. of “B” (i.e., 3.0) or higher (selected candidates may be requested to provide transcripts upon offer of internship);
  • Aptitude to uphold company values while interacting with clients, vendors and / or co-workers;
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills,
  • Professional mindset with integrity;
  • Organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking; and
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Nonessential Skills and Experience:

  • Safety (OSHA, SDS), ANSI (RIA) Standards. 


Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing duties of job, employee is typically required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; talk; hear and occasionally stoop; bend; squat; and climb stairs. Be able to lift up to 25 lbs. consistently. 
  • Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually low.


Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S)

  • Understand the Company’s EH&S Policy and how it relates to this job;
  • Be aware of OSHA & EPA laws and regulations as well as Vizient’s rules and policies that pertain to this job;
  • Work in a safe and environmentally friendly manner and observe all company EH&S procedures;
  • Immediately notify the supervisor if there is any safety hazard, any equipment not operating correctly or if there are any questions regarding EH&S procedures, and
  • Attend required EH&S training.


Vizient Manufacturing Solutions, Inc. and Lincoln Electric are Equal Opportunity Employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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