Engineering Intern

Date: Nov 9, 2021

Location: Fort Collins, CO, US, 80525

Company: Lincoln Electric


Wolf Robotics, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, has had over 8,400 installations, our team of automation professionals has implemented solutions for the toughest metal working projects around. We foster an environment that encourages our group of bright, talented, and skilled employees to design and develop new products. 


Req. ID: 20549 


Lincoln Electric Automation – The Company

Lincoln Electric Company, has been the industry leader for over 30 years in the robotic automation of welding, cutting, material removal, grinding, and press brake operations.  We have provided industry solutions to the fabricators of construction, agricultural, mining, off-road, energy, and transportation equipment.  Through the expertise of our personnel we develop numerous specialty products that increase productivity and maintain quality. The innovative designs and solutions we create are produced to meet or exceed our customer expectations.


Position Summary:  This internship opportunity initially involves supporting the integration of large, custom robotic welding systems including mechanical and electrical assembly.  Exemplary candidates will have the opportunity to advance into Mechanical, Electrical, Software, or Applications Engineering departments. 


Technical skills preferred:

  • Experience in mechanical and electrical assembly
  • Must have the ability to read and interpret electrical and mechanical prints
  • Ability to use common hand tools, Digital Volt Meter
  • Skill in the use of computers, specifically in a PC, Windows-based operating environment.
  • Ability to understand system layouts and/or technical manuals
  • Basic Solidworks skills a plus
  • Experience with GMAW and GTAW welding, Plasma cutting, and Laser cutting a plus
  • Good verbal and written communication skills are required 
  • Foreign language skills a plus, particularly; Spanish, Portuguese or Chinese


Essential functions and responsibilities:

  • Mechanical Assembly
  • Machine and Mechanism Design
  • 3-D CAD or solids modeling experience (SolidWorks a plus)
  • Structural Analysis (FEA experience, Simulation a plus)
  • Project design team experience
  • Bills of Materials generation and coordination to Purchasing department
  • Interest to work “hands-on” in the assembly and testing area.
  • Electrical Assembly
  • Electrical Circuit Design
  • Electrical troubleshooting
  • CAD-based schematic drawing experience (AutoCAD/Electrical a plus)
  • PLC languages  (Allen-Bradley experience a plus)
  • Bills of Materials generation and coordination to Purchasing department
  • Software
  • Control Systems
  • Real-Time Systems
  • Microsoft Embedded OS
  • Programming experience (.NET)
  • Object-oriented principles
  • Source code control (SVN)
  • Applications Engineering
  • Aiding in designing customer solutions
  • 3D Modeling
  • Cycle time analysis
  • Welding reach studies
  • Customer correspondence 
  • General sales support
  • Robot kinematics and computer graphics.
  • Project design team experience (Agile and Lean methodologies).
  • Interest in automated software build and test
  • General continuous improvement


Behavioral skills required:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Team oriented
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Hardworking, driven
  • Organizational skills


Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here 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 the duties of this job, the intern is regularly required to walk and sit. The intern frequently is required to talk or hear. The intern is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle; or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and see and distinguish colors on electrical components. The intern must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. There is extensive use of a computer, and at times work can be sedentary.
  • Work environment: Normal office environment and work on the manufacturing floor. While performing the duties of the position, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, extreme heat, and extreme cold.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Wage Rate: $29,120.00 - $54,080.00


Lincoln Electric Automation Inc., (Wolf Robotics), a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc., has had over 8,400 installations, our team of automation professionals has implemented solutions for the toughest metal working projects around. We foster an environment that encourages our group of bright, talented, and skilled employees to design and develop new products. We are proud to offer our full time candidates a comprehensive benefit programs which include:


  • Health Insurance with HSA and FSA options
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life/AD&D Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • 401(k) with a Company Match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Bonus


Participation in any of the benefit plans and programs made available to employees/candidates meeting eligibility requirements. Lincoln Electric Automation Inc., reserves the right to amend or terminate any benefit plan or program at any time in accordance with applicable law.


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.


Lincoln Electric is a $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world. With operations in over 40 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry! Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.


Employment Status: Hourly Full-Time 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Fort Collins
Nearest Secondary Market: Loveland

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