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Vermeer Corporation Mechanical, Electrical, HVAC & Controls Intern - May 2022 in Pella, Iowa

You’re not likely to find another company like Vermeer. Our people are from all walks of life in locations around the world, rolling up our sleeves and getting tough work done every day. Together. We’re a family-owned and operated company with an unmatched culture, one that is built on the belief that every Vermeer team member has real, personal impact – on our people, our customers and our world. Whoever you are and where you are in your career, Vermeer helps you be Equipped to Do More ® .

Job Summary

Work Shift

1 - First Shift

The Maintenance Intern – Electrical/HVAC helps perform basic electrical/HVAC work under the guidance of more senior team members. This position works on basic repair and maintenance of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and/or electrical systems on production equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Exhibit the Vermeer characteristics of caring culture, demonstrating agility, customer focused and stewardship while modeling the associated behaviors.

  2. Help perform and accurately record scheduled preventative maintenance procedures on HVAC equipment.

  3. Assist in planning and designing new and/or replacement HVAC systems .

  4. Assist in managing/building automation and control adjustments/changes.

  5. Help perform basic maintenance functions of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic or electrical repair in partnership with, or under the guidance of, senior/experienced maintenance technicians.

    Education and/or Experience

  • High School diploma required.

  • Current student pursing a technical degree in mechanical design related to HVAC systems.

  • Previous internship is a plus.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to operate hand and power tools.

  • Read blueprints and electrical schematics.

  • Write routine reports and intra-department communications.

  • Calculate figures and apply concepts of fractions, percentages and ratios.

  • Apply concepts of basic algebra, geometry and statistical quality control.

  • Effectively present information verbally and written and respond to questions from groups of managers, suppliers, customer, and dealers.

  • Perform basic Microsoft Office skills, CAD and other software.

  • Perform multiple tasks simultaneously; ability to assess, evaluate, and carry out appropriate action for a given situation.

Essential Functions

Standing: Continuously

Sitting: Frequently

Walking: Frequently

Hand Coordination: At least average/bilateral

Twisting: Occasionally (up to 3 minutes in position)

Bending - Trunk: Occasionally (up to 3 minutes in position)

Bending - Neck : Occasionally (up to 25 degree flex and 30 degree extension for up to 2 minutes)

Elevated Work/Reach: Occasionally (up to 3 minutes in position)

Squatting/Kneeling: Occasionally (up to 3 minutes in position)

Climbing: Occasionally

Pulling: Rarely (up to 100 lbs) Occasionally (up to 50 lbs) Frequently (up to 20 lbs) Continuously (up to 10 lbs)

Pushing: Rarely (up to 100 lbs) Occasionally (up to 50 lbs) Frequently (up to 20 lbs) Continuously (up to 10 lbs)

RH Grip: Rarely (up to 100 lbs) Occasionally (up to 50 lbs) Frequently (up to 20 lbs) Continuously (up to 10 lbs)

LH Grip: Rarely (up to 100 lbs) Occasionally (up to 50 lbs) Frequently (up to 20 lbs) Continuously (up to 10 lbs)

RH Pinch: Rarely (up to 20 lbs) Occasionally (up to 10 lbs) Frequently (up to 5 lbs) Continuously (up to 2 lbs)

LH Pinch: Rarely (up to 20 lbs) Occasionally (up to 10 lbs) Frequently (up to 5 lbs) Continuously (up to 2 lbs)

Floor to Waist Lift: Rarely (up to 80 lbs) Occasionally (up to 50 lbs)

Horizontal Lift: Rarely (up to 100 lbs) Occasionally (up to 50 lbs) Frequently (up to 20 lbs) Continuously (up to 10 lbs)

Waist to Crown Lift: Rarely (up to 50 lbs) Occasionally (up to 20 lbs)

Work Location

ONSITE: A team member’s day-to-day work is best done on a Vermeer campus. If work content can be occasionally completed at an offsite location, discuss potential arrangements with your manager.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation due to a disability at any stage of the employment application process should contact Team Member Solutions in human resources at (641) 621-8767 or at hr@vermeer.com.

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