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Inspection Service Engineering Intern

ENSCO Rail provides Track Inspection Services for railroads and transit systems worldwide and is currently seeking an Inspection Service Engineering Intern to conduct railroad track inspections involving the use of measurement tools, electronics, and computer operations.

The intern will be working with optical, lasers, inertial sensors and vision-based camera systems that collect data real time which is then compiled into a report analyzed and delivered to our customer. This position also includes vehicle and system maintenance and annual system calibrations. The position will require working with ENSCO Rail’s
inspection systems and equipment in a railroad environment.

Working along with the ENSCO Rail test directors and associated engineering groups in our rail division, we’re providing the very best track inspections systems and services to railroads all over the world.
Testing and System Services duties would include but are not limited to:
  • Run inspection equipment: start/stop features, monitoring machine vision data to verify rail defects, keeping accurate logs of daily activities, and generating reports.
  • Routine vehicle maintenance, system service, and cleaning.
  • Field service, troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of equipment on railway vehicles at various domestic and international customer sites, as well as in our facilities.
  • Installation, calibration and testing of track inspection systems on railway vehicles.
  • Assembly, test, debug and repair of electronic circuit boards, cables, component chassis wiring, sensor assemblies and associated computer equipment.
  • Support design engineers in the assembly, test and debug of new products.
  • Field operations will require travel that can range from a few days to 3 weeks in duration depending on the test locations
Qualifications Required (Skills) :
Currently pursuing an Electrical or Mechanical Engineering degree, or equivalent and minimum of 1-year relevant (academic) experience 
  • Demonstrated experience in the following areas:
  • Understanding and troubleshooting of complex software-electro-mechanical systems, including both software and hardware functionality and interactions between the two.
  • Electro-Mechanical system level assembly, testing, troubleshooting and repair.
  • Performing data analysis to troubleshoot electro-mechanical data acquisition systems.
  • Ability to perform the following:
  • Perform basic electrical/electronic circuit analysis.
  • Effectively use multi-meters, oscilloscopes, function generators and general laboratory test equipment for testing and troubleshooting equipment to the component level.
  • Proficient in multiple software applications (Microsoft Windows Operating System)  
  • Soldering experience (cable assemble)
  • Ability to travel for field installation, testing and repair activities up to 75% of the time
  • Good written and verbal communication skills for customer interface and report preparation
  • Ability to read drawings, electrical schematics and wiring diagrams
Physical Requirement 
  • Climb a 15 foot high ladder to gain access to railroad vehicles.
  • Work in tight spots under and about railway vehicles.
  • Work 12 hour shifts as necessary when on field assignments.
  • Work in inclement weather as needed.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pound objects and carry them a distance of 150 feet.