Co-Op: Electrical Engineering (Fall 2020)

Job Summary:
  • Work with design engineers to complete electrical engineering tasks, including design, prototyping and testing
  • Assist assignment leader with day to day activities
  • Update electrical schematics and wiring harness designs
  • Perform hands-on troubleshooting of electrical and electronic systems
  • Utilize CAD (Creo) to create solid models, drawings and engineering documentation
  • Help assignment leader modify machine bills of material (BoMs)
  • Support assignment leader in release of design change notifications (DCNs)
Main Tasks / Responsibilities / Authorities:
  • Interpret engineering documentation and data to solve problems - experience with reading and creating electrical schematics is a plus
  • Create and update engineering documentation for design releases, including drawings, CAD models and wiring schematics
  • Design and modify electrical and electronic components using CAD software
  • Build and test prototype designs to prove out concepts
  • Perform hands-on troubleshooting of electrical systems on construction machinery
  • Present completed work to team in design reviews
Education / Professional Qualifications:
  • Currently enrolled and pursuing a degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or related field and have completed 30 semester hours of undergraduate studies prior to the start of the internship
  • Completion of 2+ years of engineering schooling from an accredited university (Bachelor's program) or 1+ years of engineering schooling from an accredited university (Master's program)
  • Previous experience working with off-road equipment is a plus
Additional Important Requirements:
  • Ability to relocate to Shippensburg, PA for duration of co-op
  • Must be able to sit at a desk or stand at an assigned location and work continuously for extended periods of time utilizing assigned office equipment
  • Candidate should have excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Must be able to walk through the production facility to work with manufacturing personnel
  • Must be able to operate and test machines or components
  • At times may lift materials weighing up to 40 pounds

About Us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Construction Equipment is a global company driven by passion, curiosity and by our purpose: to build the world we want to live in. We believe that only through imagination and teamwork can we develop a world that is cleaner, smarter and more connected. Our company culture reflects this belief through the care and trust it places in our customers, employees and suppliers. People are at the heart of our business. It is through our strong network of talented, enquiring and innovative minds that we have been able to pave the way towards a more sustainable future. The global construction industry is our arena and our employees are our greatest assets.

We can only continue to stand out as industry leaders through the people driving us forwards. Come be a part of our team and help us build tomorrow.

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Application Process


An email confirmation will be sent as soon as you submit your application. After this, it is still possible to update your personal profile.


If selected for an interview, you will be contacted with information about the following process steps: second interview, assessments and references.


All candidates will be notified when a final candidate is selected for the job. You can choose for us to keep your resume in our database and activate a search agent that will look for other jobs that match your profile.


When you begin your employment, you will receive an introduction to help you quickly become part of the team and start working with your tasks in the best possible way.


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