Maintenance and Reliability Engineering Intern
Location: Ferndale, WA
Alcoa (NYSE: AA) is a global industry leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminum products, with a strong portfolio of value-added cast and rolled products and substantial energy assets. Alcoa is built on a foundation of strong values and operating excellence dating back nearly 130 years to the world-changing discovery that made aluminum an affordable and vital part of modern life. Since inventing the aluminum industry, and throughout our history, our talented Alcoans have followed on with breakthrough innovations and best practices that have led to efficiency, safety, sustainability and stronger communities wherever we operate.The Maintenance and Reliability Engineering Intern will participate in troubleshooting, design, specification, planning, and installation oversight for a variety of mechanical and electrical projects. This position works closely with other engineers, maintenance skilled crafts, and production operators and supervisors. Duties vary depending on plant and department needs.
Maintenance and Reliability Engineering Intern will participate in troubleshooting equipment failures and designing system modifications and upgrades for a variety of mechanical and electrical projects. Example projects include investigating cause of water hammer, specifying upgraded flow monitoring equipment, determining cause for repeat break-downs on critical equipment, . The Maintenance and Reliability Engineering intern reports to the Reliability Superintendent and works closely with other engineers, maintenance skilled crafts, and production operators and supervisors. Duties vary depending on plant and department needs. A successful candidate will be required to progress multiple projects, communicate technical information to a variety of technical and non-technical employees, and be willing to work in a heavy industrial environment. Recent graduates are preferred, and there is potential to extend this internship beyond the summer.