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Lauridsen Group Inc. Engineering Process Controls Intern - APC in Ankeny, Iowa

Apply engineering principles by assisting engineers developing, designing, and implementing instrumentation and process controls necessary for efficient operations of the APC facilities and supply sites.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • Pursuing an Engineering degree in an ABET accredited school

  • Preferred majors are Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science

  • Preferred in junior or senior year

  • Preferred >3.0/4.0 cumulative GPA

Experience:

  • Previous part-time work related to field preferred.

  • Class projects related to field preferred.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Assist in the design and modification of ladder logic for APC plants and collections sites.

  • Assist in the design and modification of PanelView + applications for APC plants and collection sites.

  • Assist in the design and modification of electrical schematics.

  • Assist in the concept, design and fabrication of panel design to UL standards.

  • Assistance with special or ongoing projects as instructed by the Engineering Manager.

  • Promote safety and a safe working environment in all areas of operation.

  • Provide regular updates to engineering team regarding the status of projects.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Essential:

  • Knowledge of Allen-Bradley's Studio 5000 programming software.

  • Knowledge of Allen-Bradley's Factory Talk Studio ME.

  • Ability to operate computer aided design programs specifically AutoCAD to design or modify electrical ladder diagrams, control panel electrical overview, power distribution, and P&ID overviews.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.

  • Basic understanding of electrical circuits.

  • Familiarity with flow, temperature, pressure and level sensors.

  • Willingness to work in the field with hand tools.

  • Reliable transportation to work in Ankeny, Iowa.

  • Ability to travel during Summer up to 25% - vehicle, housing, and meals will be provided.

  • Due to requirements of this position, including requirements of companies with whom we do business, successful applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required upon hire.

Recommended:

  • Familiarity with Allen-Bradley's Logix 500 programming software, with an emphasis on conversions to newer lines of software.

  • Experience with Inductive Automation's Ignition software.

  • Knowledge of SQL databases.

  • Have the ability to read and develop control logic diagrams,

  • Knowledge of motor controls specifically 480 volt 3 phase.

  • Ability to work 40+ hours per week during Summer with the potential for part-time work before Summer and during the Fall.

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