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Mechanical Engineering Intern


Job Summary

Johnson Controls
Milwaukee, WI
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Mechanical Engineering Intern

About the Job

What you will do

This is a pre-entry level
engineering position joining the team that develops Equipment Controls,
Building Automation Systems and Smart Building products used by our customers
to run their buildings and manage their energy costs.  Work as part of a
team under the close direction of experienced engineers to apply and enhance
your engineering development skills to develop applications, products and


How you will do it: 

As a member of the control application development team for
Building Efficiency group, the candidate will assist the engineers in the
developing, testing and supporting of control related products for the Building
Technologies and Solutions business.  This includes:

  • Learning
    about the general system components and requirements of the Johnson
    Controls Building Technologies and Solutions business.

  • Designing,
    building and setting up the automated test configurations required to
    execute the assigned test plans.

  • Assist
    development team with troubleshooting defects.

  • Working
    on small projects that aid in the development, simulation and emulation of
    our products.

  • The
    ideal candidate will have an understanding or a strong interest in
    understanding many disciplines especially, control systems,
    thermodynamics, HVAC (Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning) systems,
    physical system modeling and simulation, digital control logic,
    software/firmware programming, and electronic hardware

Duration: This will be a year round
internship starting summer 2018. Candidates must be attending school in the
greater Milwaukee area and available to work 40 hours/week during the summer
and 12 hours or more/week during the semester


What we look for

Required Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled as a full-time student at an
    accredited U.S. college or university

  • Working on B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at an
    accredited university.

  • Graduating December 2018 or later.

  • Demonstrate an ability to learn quickly and

  • Experience with Matlab and/or Simulink preferred.

  • Experience with Microsoft Excel preferred.

  • Basic software coding skills required.

  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Demonstrated ability to stand out, overcome
    barriers and deliver results.

  • Prior work experience as an intern is a plus, but
    not required.

  • Ability to work 12 hrs or more a week during the
    school year and 40 hrs a week during summer break.

Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and
all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran
status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other
characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the
Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an
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