Mechanical Engineering Internship (3-6months) – USA Mechanical Job

Full Time

BrandSafway Company

Brand Industrial Services, Inc. a BrandSafway Company is currently recruiting for a Mechanical Engineering Intern based in Waukesha, WI. This will be a 3-6month internship (depending on candidate availability).


Company Overview

A leading provider of specialized services to the global industrial, commercial and infrastructure markets, BrandSafway delivers access and scaffolding systems, forming and shoring, industrial services and related solutions to more than 30,000 customers worldwide. BrandSafway was formed when Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services and Safway Group combined in 2017. A group of 35,000 employees with operations in more than 30 countries. This role will be part of global engineering supporting commercial, industrial and energy businesses. This position will be in Fairfield and will be reporting to the Regional Engineering Manager.



To assist in the development of products and engineered solutions for BrandSafway’s Product Development team.

To lead the analysis and testing of products and engineered solutions for BrandSafway’s Product Development team.



Plan, supervise, coordinate, assemble, perform and document testing of systems and components
Analyze stresses and deflections of components and systems using manual calculations, structural analysis software and FEA software
Utilize CAD, FEA and PDM tools effectively
Evaluate new and existing systems and components for load capacity, factors of safety, modes of failure and regulatory compliance
Specify and purchase test equipment
Assist in the modification or redesign of new and existing systems and components
Become a subject matter expert on BrandSafway access product lines
Purchase equipment and maintain accurate inventory records
Provide technical assistance to BrandSafway branches, including visiting branches and project sites
Travel up to 10% (contingent upon COVID travel restrictions)
Ability to safely work in a Shop and manufacturing environment is critical


Pursuing Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
0-3 years of experience
Self-starter and “Hands-on” Engineer with strong mechanical skills, leadership abilities and project management skills
Strong computer skills required
Blueprint reading, architectural drawing familiarity required
AutoCAD and SolidWorks, FEA experience a plus
Manufacturing and welding experience a plus
Experience with code compliance design; OSHA, UL, ASME, etc. a plus
Good verbal and written communication skills, MS Office proficiency, able to provide written reports and give professional presentations
Safety conscious working in Shop environment
Team player
Attention to detail


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and/or hear, and/or use hands. The employee is occasionally required to stand, and/or walk, and/or reach above shoulders. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. It may occasionally require for the person to lift up to 50lbs.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.


BrandSafway is an equal opportunity employer and considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. BrandSafway is also an E-Verify participant.


The above statements reflect the principle functions of the occupation described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the occupation.

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