Carpenter's manufacturing processes require hundreds of pieces of equipment that will perform electro-mechanical systems processes such as melting, casting, forging, rolling and finishing. The design of these systems includes the application of mechanical and electrical engineering principles that operate as a system.
Intern/co-op students will be assigned projects on many of these processes. Students will start by assisting design and project engineers. A significant amount of time will be spent working in the mill environment. Students could be expected to:
- Interact with production supervisors, equipment operators, and maintenance personnel to define project requirements
- Prepare Process Operating Descriptions
- Apply electric motor drive systems
- Work with Manufacturing to reduce process variation
- Apply mechanical and electrical engineering principles
- Address Environmental Health and Safety issues and processes
- Design or modify plant utility systems (i.e. electric power distribution, compressed air)
- Prepare information for the installation and/or modification of process equipment
- Start-up new and modified process equipment
- Program programmable controllers, PCs, instruments, etc.
- Train operators and maintenance personnel
- Produce operator and maintenance manuals and final drawings
- Estimate project costs
- Use data collection and test equipment
- Collect and analyze process data
Specific Requirements: Majors in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Electro-Mechanical Engineering.