Plant Engineering Intern

United States of America
South Gate
Wyman Gordon
Shultz Steel



With more than 120 operations and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, we are the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. We also manufacture extruded seamless pipe, fittings, and forgings for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials for the casting and forging industries. With such critical applications, we insist on quality and dependability – not just in the materials and products we make, but in the people we recruit.

PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.

In 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.


Under supervision of the Plant Engineer and leads from both the Plant Engineering and Maintenance departments, the engineering intern will focus on the activities involved with researching, designing and implementing new equipment and systems, retrofits to existing plant equipment and plant facility repairs and improvements. The engineering intern may also be expected to provide engineering support to maintenance activities throughout the plant.


A candidate with a mechanical engineering background will focused on mechanical and electromechanical equipment and systems and use Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD to prepare 2D and 3D drawings and layouts for fabrication and install. A candidate with an electrical engineering background will use AutoCAD electrical to develop and revise control designs through schematics, single line drawings and panel layouts, and will be involved in programming PLC and Human Machine Interfaces at the direction of the Electrical Engineers and Plant Engineer. Candidates with both backgrounds will be responsible for install supervision and leading or assisting in commissioning activities. 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. In performing functions, duties or tasks, employees are required to know and follow safe work practices, and to be aware of Company policies and procedures related to job safety, including safety rules and regulations. All functions, duties or tasks are to be carried out in an honest, ethical and professional manner, and to be performed in conformance with applicable Company policies and procedures. In the event of uncertainty or lack of knowledge of Company policies and procedures, employees are required to request clarification or explanations from superiors or authorized company representatives.

  • Participate as a multidisciplinary engineering team member.
  • Assist with the design, development, integration, and testing of new and retrofitted equipment and facility upgrades.  
  • Plan and lead research investigations to collect data and develop equipment and facility specifications.
  • Provide technical support to maintenance, production and quality departments.
  • Comply with PCC Code of Conduct requirements.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

This requisition is closed to applications.