Internship, Controls Engineer, Manufacturing Engineering (Fall 2024)

    • Tesla Motors
  • Austin, TX
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 2 days ago

Overview

On Site
Full Time

Skills

Manufacturing execution system
Attention to detail
C++
Manufacturing engineering
Employment authorization
Team building
Control engineering
Control system
Ladder logic
2D computer graphics
3D computer graphics
Electrical engineering
Mechanical engineering
Computer science
Hand tools
Programmable logic controller
Allen-Bradley
Expect
CPT
Recruiting
Mentorship
Design
Automation
Assembly
Manufacturing
Interfaces
Robotics
NEC
Schematics
Debugging
Organized
MES
LabVIEW
ANSI
RIA
OSHA
HMI
Inspection
Management
Mechatronics
Software development
Microcontrollers
AutoCAD
CATIA
SolidWorks
Communication
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Visio
Python
SQL
Siemens
SCADA
PPO
Payroll
Health care
FSA
Finance
Insurance
Legal

Job Details

What to Expect

Consider before submitting an application:

This position is expected to start in-person around August or September 2024 and continue through the entire fall term (i.e. through end of 2024) or into early 2025 if available. We ask for a minimum of 12 weeks, full-time and on-site, for most internships. Please consider before submitting an application.

International Students: If your work authorization is through CPT, please consult your school on your ability to work 40 hours per week before applying. You must be able to work 40 hours per week in-person. Many students will be limited to part-time during the academic year.

Internship Program at Tesla

The Internship Recruiting Team is driven by the passion to recognize emerging talent. Our year-round program places the best students in positions where they will grow both technically and personally through their experience working closely with their manager, mentor, and team. We are dedicated to providing an experience that allows for the intern to experience life at Tesla by giving them projects that are critical to their team's success.

Multiple Locations Possible

About the Team

Tesla is seeking highly-motivated interns to contribute to the design and development of new automation equipment and assembly lines for our advanced production facilities. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of the team "building the machine that makes the machine". Tesla is a demanding and fast-paced environment where you will work on a critical subsystem of incredibly exciting products and may work in one of the following departments: Automation Development, Vehicle Manufacturing, Paint Manufacturing, or Powertrain Manufacturing.

The Controls Engineering Intern will work under the guidance of Controls Engineers to develop, design, and program control systems for new equipment being deployed to the production floor. The Intern will learn, apply and contribute to the further development of Tesla's innovative controls program architecture to components such as logic controllers, machine interfaces, servo drives, and industrial robots used in our production processes.

What You?ll Do

  • Lay out new industrial electrical control panels which are NFPA79/NEC/UL508A compliant, and create electrical schematics
  • Develop and debug ladder logic PLC code with an emphasis on generating code that is organized, structured, documented, maintainable and reusable
  • Interface with conveyors, robots, Manufacturing Execution System (MES), LabView
  • Implement (ANSI/RIA15.06/OSHA compliant) control reliable safety systems for safeguarding
  • Generate aesthetically simple HMI screens for complex machinery while providing sufficient feedback for troubleshooting
  • Commission vision cameras for part inspection and 2D/3D guidance of machinery (Cognex, Keyence)
  • Manage and implement small machine projects from start to finish


What You?ll Bring

  • Currently pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Computer Science or a related field
  • Coursework in analog and digital circuits, control systems, logic, and programming
  • Exposure to programming microcontrollers
  • Proficiency with CAD (AutoCAD, CATIA, SolidWorks)
  • Able to work under pressure while managing competing demands and tight deadlines
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills and well organized with meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong propensity to build, assemble, fix and program things is preferred
  • Use of common power and hand tools is preferred
  • Mastery of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and programming experience in C++, Python, SQL or similar language is preferred
  • Experience with industrial electrical panel design, PLC programming (Allen-Bradley, Siemens, Beckhoff or similar), HMI/SCADA programming (Allen-Bradley, Ignition or similar), industrial robots (Fanuc, Kuka or similar) and Servo motors and controllers (Kinetix or similar) is preferred


Compensation and Benefits

Benefits

As a full-time Tesla Intern, you will be eligible for:
  • Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
  • Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
  • Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans. Both have an option with a $0 payroll contribution
  • Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Medical Plan with HSA
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • LGBTQ+ care concierge services
  • 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Company Paid Basic Life, AD&D, and short-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick time after 90 days of employment and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
  • Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee discounts and perks program