Engineering Intern in Joplin, MO at Ducommun

Date Posted: 4/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Joplin, MO
  • Job Type:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/4/2018

Job Description



Engineering Intern

Job Description

Participate with the electrical and/or mechanical design input to the engineering department, including bid proposals.

  • Develop product tools, test fixtures, and error proofing devices.
  • Support product startup and continuous improvement efforts through Lean Manufacturing
  • Ability to analyze and generate models using 3D CADD software a plus
  • Assist in developing product information and work instructions
  • Collaborate with purchasing, production, quality and outside suppliers to set and meet schedules to accommodate customer requirements
  • Assist with the component, process and sustaining engineering function on assigned projects
  • Support facility and corporate strategic goals
  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
  • Perform other assignments as required



  • Negotiation/conflict management skills; demonstrated experience troubleshooting and problem solving with root cause analysis.

  • Intermediate computer proficiency in email, Microsoft Word, Excel, and other software packages.

  • Basic knowledge of engineering concepts, physics, and chemistry principles.

  • Perform with direct guidance routine design, analysis, diagnostics and preliminary evaluations of products

Physical Demands (reasonable accommodations may be made, if necessary):

Physical Abilities                                                                  Lift /Carry            

Stand - Frequently                                                               10 lbs or less - Occasionally

Walk - Frequently                                                                11-20 lbs - Occasionally     

Sit - Continuously                                                                 21-50 lbs - Occasionally     

Climb – N/A                                                                           51-100 lbs - N/A

Crawl - N/A                                                                            Over 100 lbs - N/A

Squat or Kneel - Occasionally                                           

Bend - Occasionally                                                             Push / Pull

Fine Manipulation - Occasionally                                      10 lbs or less - Occasionally

Reach Outward - Occasionally                                           10-20 lbs - Occasionally

Reach Above Shoulder - Occasionally                             20-50 lbs - Occasionally

Drive - N/A                                                                            50-100 lbs - N/A

                                                                                                Over 100 lbs - N/A

N/A (Not Applicable) - Activity is not applicable to this occupation.

Occasionally - Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (.25 - 2.5 hrs/day).

Frequently - Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5 hrs/day).

Constantly - Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day).

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications: 

  • Less than one year of experience
  • High School diploma required
  • In process of obtaining a 4 year technical degree