Mechanical Assembler Intern, 1st Shift - Wendell, NC

Job Description

Mechanical Assembler Intern

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. Siemens Smart Infrastructure is seeking a Mechanical Assembler Intern for our Distribution System (DS) Business Unit, focused on the Distribution Systems Product portfolio. Headquartered in Wendell, NC, the DS Business Unit has a diverse portfolio of products including but not limited to electric-vehicle chargers, low voltage MCC, CMR fuse saver, MV switchgear, MV circuit breakers, and metering, power monitoring, power quality, and protective relay maintenance and systems of a standard nature.

As a Mechanical Assembler Intern, you will be responsible for the building, assembling, and wiring of Medium and Low Voltage Electrical Distribution Equipment, such as LV Motor Control Centers, MV breakers, MV switchgear and Motor Control Centers, DC Electrical Vehicle Chargers and Solar Inverters.


  • Assembly and wire LV MCC breakers, MV breakers, LV and MV structures, sub-assemblies, DC Electric Vehicle Chargers, Solar Inverters, parts kits, and aftermarket parts orders
  • Perform Sub assembly work including mechanical assembly of steel and components, control wiring, power cable work, and interconnection of control wires
  • Record appropriate job record transactions
  • Read BOM, follow layouts & assembly drawings,
  • Perform some basic wiring per given instructions when requested
  • Set and correct use of Torque wrenches
  • Adhere to developed processes, methods and/or seek ways to improve
  • Must adhere to all safety rules and keep safety first for self and others
  • Perform miscellaneous other duties as assigned by Supervisor or Management

Requirements: knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Completed 1 year of secondary education and currently enrolled at a Technical College in:
    • Mechanical Engineering Technology
    • Manufacturing
    • Electronics Engineering Technology
    • Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering Technology or
    • Electrical Systems Technology
  • Must be able to lift parts or sub-assemblies that weigh up to 40 lbs. occasionally
  • Communicate in English (read, write & speak fluently)
  • Must be able to Identify mechanical parts
  • Experience with using a tape measure and other measuring devices
  • Must have extensive experience working with standard hand and power tools, both pneumatic and battery operated, 1 to 3 years
  • Must be a strong team player.

Preferred knowledge/skills, education, and experience

  • 1+ years of experience performing mechanical assembly or experience in the mechanical field
  • 1+ years’ experience wiring in commercial or industrial applications
  • Knowledge of torque wrench and applied torque values
  • Forklift driver experience
  • SAP experience

About Smart Infrastructure – Distribution Systems:

The Distribution Systems (DS) Business Unit offers the full range of energy distribution systems and solutions for all markets and through all sales channels. We provide reliable power distribution grids of today while investing into our Future Grids portfolio and applications to create the power distribution grid of the future. Our comprehensive portfolio meets the growing technical requirements of todays and tomorrow’s power grid!

At Siemens, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for professional growth & development and our company's success. We strive to transform the everyday for our customers, employees, and society by:

  • Trusting and empowering our leaders to act as owners, directing their teams, and innovating to succeed.
  • Communicating openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes.
  • Recognizing individual and team achievements frequently
  • Our focus on investment in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.
  • Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Can you see yourself, learning, growing, and succeeding here? If so, we'd like to meet you! Apply today and learn how you can be a part of the Siemens family.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, domestic partner status, disability, weight, height or AIDS/HIV status, protected veteran or military status, other categories protected by federal, state, or local law, and regardless of whether the qualified applicants are individuals with disabilities.

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Early Professional

Job Type: Part-time

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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