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Summer 2024 - Mechanical Intern (Rolling Stock Engineering) - Chicago, IL

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🚀 Summer Internship


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Summer Internship

Customer RelationsChicago


  • The purpose of this position is to attract new engineers and to promote careers in rolling stock engineering by providing an entry point for engineers in training. Accepted candidates for the position will have the opportunity to apply their engineering skills in both the office and field, and to gain firsthand work experience in the various aspects of rolling stock engineering.


  • Must be actively pursuing a degree at an accredited educational institution.
  • Must be actively pursuing an undergraduate degree in in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Must have at least 1 year of academic undergraduate studies completed or a sophomore status at minimum.
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher
  • Preferred qualifications:
  • Previous heavy machinery or railroad industry experience.
  • Specific interest or desire to work in the railroad industry.
  • communication and interpersonal skills:
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Customer Relations


  • Under the supervision of assigned Engineering Manager(s) the position will:
  • Assist the Rolling Stock Engineering group with equipment design and troubleshooting.
  • Assist the Rolling Stock Engineering group with testing, inspections, and design of operating and capital maintenance planning.
  • Assist in the analysis of failure data, physical components, system design, and input from maintenance personnel to determine root cause of failures.
  • Attend office meetings, field meetings, and conference calls.
  • Assist in the development and release of work instructions, maintenance procedures, modifications, models, drawings, and/or schematics.
  • Assist in providing technical, logistical, and administrative support to ensure the successful completion of assigned project tasks within scope, schedule and budget. Receive instruction on and become familiar with Mechanical safety standards, work procedures, and operating practices.
  • Other specific work assignments may be determined based on the planned headquarters.


Work type

Full time

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