WET is currently seeking an engineering co-op to join their Product Development Engineering department this spring 2015. This position is responsible for working in their device team to deliver products used to create a wide variety of new products, including devices for shooting/spraying water, high intensity lights, and fire devices.
Product engineering teams utilize a variety of tools including sketching, rapid prototyping, and mock-ups to quickly to assess tradeoffs and mitigate risk for the rapid development of multiple concepts for new products. Once the design direction is known, product engineers optimize and then document their design using 3D CAD models, assemblies, and detailed 2D drawings in SolidWorks.
Competencies (must have):
- Strong mechanical aptitude
Additional desired experience (nice to have):
- Sheet metal design
- Proficient with 3D CAD design (preferably SolidWorks)
- Working knowledge of FEA
- Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
The qualified candidate should be comfortable in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and not be afraid of rolling up their sleeves, getting their hands dirty, and going the extra mile to do what it takes to get a quality product to the customer.
WET is looking to hire juniors pursuing a 4-year technical degree, with a strong preference to Mechanical Engineers and Manufacturing Engineers. To apply, send your resumes to their team lead, Jim Lucas, at jim.lucas@WETDesign.com.
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