• Project Engineer - Intern

    Job Locations US-CA-SAN LEANDRO
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  • Overview

    Customer First | Integrity | Excellence | Teamwork | Fun!


    About Us:

    At Peterson our Vision is to be our customers’ first choice.   We put our customers first and continually strengthen our partnerships through our employee’s hard work, ingenuity and determination.  Our 80 year history is a reflection of our collective efforts and focus.


    We provide a family oriented environment that promotes safety, personal growth and professional achievement.   Critical to our continued success is hiring and developing exceptional employees.  We are deeply committed to providing an environment necessary to attract and retain engaged employees who will relentlessly strive to reach Peterson’s strategic goals and vision.  We have high standards for our employees, with good reason.  They represent Peterson, our family, our brand, and our values to customers and our team members.


    Why Peterson?

    We have high expectations and so do you.  You are exceptionally motivated, have outstanding skills, and are looking for more than just a job.  We offer competitive wages, generous benefits, and promotional opportunities at a family owned and operated business that really cares about employees.  If you want to work side-by-side with others who are passionate about customer service, consider joining our team.  You can help us write more chapters in our success story as we move towards celebrating our 100 year anniversary.


    Peterson has an immediate need for a Project Engineer Intern for our San Leandro, CA location.  As a Project Engineer Intern, you will report to our Senior Project Manager and assist with a variety of documentation projects. 


    • Provide assistance on essential documentation for new equipment sales of Caterpillar power generation products.
    • Provide technical support and drawings to our external and internal customers.
    • Assist with the correspondence.
    • Other projects and duties as assigned.


    Ideal candidate would be someone pursuing a Mechanical or Electrical Engineering degree. Previous experience working as a project assistant a plus. Must have excellent written, and verbal communication skills, must be able to interpret and create correspondence.


    Job requires specialized computer skills.  Must have experience using various applications including database, spreadsheet, word processing, presentation creation/editing, communicate by e-mail and use scheduling software.  Primary requirements include CAD (2D drawing support), 3D drawing support would be helpful.


    Peterson Power Systems is committed to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.  Minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. A drug screen and background check is required.


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