SWC Engineering Intern - Decatur, AL in Decatur, AL at South Western Communications

Date Posted: 2/6/2020

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Job Description

South Western Communications

South Western Communications, SWC, is one trusted source for communication, physical security and life safety solutions to meet the needs of Healthcare, Education, Detention and Commercial customers. We utilize a consultative approach to conduct an in-depth needs analysis, enabling our customers to fulfill their mission critical processes. We continuously research and select only the best-in class product collection. We utilize these products to create an integrated solution with your goals and needs in mind, ensuring satisfaction and flawless integration. At SWC, we strive to exceed your expectations and invest the time and resources into every job because we care about our customers.

Position Description

Title: Engineering Internship    
Reports to:  Engineering Mgr.
Class:  Part-Time     
Type:  Non-Exempt

Primary Role:  Assist in the development and implementation of clear, complete and accurate working plans and detail drawings from sketches or notes for engineering or manufacturing purposes using AutoCAD and MS Office.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Work with engineers to develop a comprehensive set of system drawings and project documentation.
• Perform basic product design modifications.
• Develop basic detail and assembly drawings for products and equipment.
• Follow engineering change processes as necessary to support existing products.
• Generate and scan prints.
• Generate data input from design documents to spreadsheets.
• Performs other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:                      

College or work experience with CAD.
Electrical/Electronics college or work experience is a plus.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a good working knowledge of a CAD program and Microsoft Office.

Other Qualifications: 

• Ability to work with multiple functions to coordinate the flow of information.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to communicate engineering requirements.
• Accuracy, thoroughness and timeliness.
• Ability to provide support and assistance to co-workers as appropriate.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, use hands or fingers, and sit. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

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Management has the right to revise this description at any time. The job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason as outlined in the employee manual or other written agreement. 

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Other details
  • Job Family: LABORER
  • Pay Type: Hourly
  • Employment Indicator: Internship
  • Travel Required No
  • Travel % 0
  • Telecommute % 0
  • Required Education: Some College