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Engineering Intern - Advanced Technology

Rheem Manufacturing Co. • Fort Smith, AR
3 days ago

 Career at Rheem: Where Comfort is your Calling

At Rheem, we are dedicated to bringing comfort to people’s lives. As a leading global manufacturer of heating, cooling and water heating equipment, we are innovating all-new ways to deliver just the right temperature while saving energy, water and supporting a more sustainable future. It is an exciting challenge that requires a team of talented, passionate people with a diverse set of skills. From engineers to accountants, sales professionals to support experts, Rheem depends on people to power our innovations. Join Rheem, and help shape the future of products that impact lives—every day.

The Engineering Intern specifically for Advanced Technology will help test and validate systems with specific attention to the electronic controls on an on-going basis. This position will be writing automated test scripts, configuring test systems, writing test reports, and working with hardware controls. You will work under and be given direction from systems engineers on a daily basis.

This position will serve our Air Division, located in Fort Smith, Arkansas. 


  • Assemble experimental circuitry and complete prototype models according to engineering schematics, instructions, technical manuals, and knowledge of electronic systems and components.
  • Assemble and verify various HVAC systems as well as test fixtures which include various AC voltage levels (24/120/220VAC) as well as DC voltage levels (12/5/3.3VDC)
  • Set up standard test apparatus or design test equipment and circuitry to conduct functional, operational, environmental, and life tests to evaluate performance and reliability of prototype or production models.
  • Upgrade software and run software tests on existing electronic systems. To include maintaining detailed records of validity tests and upgrades performed.
  • Maintain a safety conscious environment for all personnel working in lab. 
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications - External


  • Full time student working towards an Engineering Degree 
  • Understand basic voltage and current circuits, diagrams, schematics and instructions in order to complete installation or troubleshooting of electronics systems, parts or wiring networks.
  • Ability to read, understand and implement technical procedures, and government regulations and to record technical information
  • Basic working knowledge of electronic controls test and instrumentation equipment such as oscilloscopes, function generators, and environmental test chambers
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, and Excel

Rheem is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Notice to Third Party Recruitment Agencies: 

Please note that Rheem and its subsidiaries do not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of an executed Recruitment Services Agreement, there will be no obligation to any referral compensation or recruiter fee.

In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without an agreement, Rheem and its subsidiaries shall explicitly reserve the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, will become the property of Rheem.