Cliffs is looking for bright, motivated engineering students with a strong interest in the mining industry. Our internship program is twelve weeks in duration, in which you will receive important industry training and get involved in meaningful real-world projects like planning a program, designing a process, or implementing a technology. The culmination of your program will include an opportunity to present your work to management.
Summary of Principal Functions: The Mechanical Engineering Intern will be responsible for supporting the site Maintenance and Reliability staff and completing several special projects and initiatives.
* Conduct analysis on how to extend life of equipment for haul trucks, shovels, and other equipment
* Participate in business improvement projects and initiatives
* Assist with any as-built drawings
* Assist with coordination of final rougher tails to hydro
* Participate in regular mine planning meetings with Maintenance and Reliability staff
* Other duties as assigned by the Maintenance and Reliability staff
* Past Project Examples:
+ Motor Asset Program cataloguing all motors on site
+ Motor acceptance testing using Motor Circuit Analysis
+ Hydro/Main tails equipment information collection
+ Permanently mount accelerometers for plant equipment
+ Analysis conduction on effectiveness of new dispatch system
+ Coding system development for preventative maintenance operations
+ Testing/analysis on new pumps used in large haul trucks
Education Needed: Candidate must be enrolled in an accredited school or university and currently pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering or other related degree.
Experience Needed: No previous experience required. AutoCAD experience preferred.