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Internship Mechanical Engineer

Internship Mechanical Engineer

Coalmont Engineering is seeking Junior/Senior Mechanical Engineering students for an Internship Mechanical Engineer role at our McCalla, Alabama facility.


Coalmont Engineering is a leading Design and Installation engineering firm widely known for delivering custom engineered solutions across heavy industries. We take pride in partnering with top-tier manufacturing companies across diverse sectors such as paper, steel, mining, automotive, food, and nuclear, among others. At Coalmont, we specialize in a wide range of projects that include Professional Engineering & Consulting services, cutting-edge electro-mechanical automation systems, power distribution setups, advanced variable speed drive systems, PLC/HMI control system installations, robotics, and vision & RFID systems. Furthermore, our expertise extends to General Contracting, Project Management, heavy industrial machine refurbishing, production enhancements & retrofits, and critical emergency troubleshooting.

Joining Coalmont Engineering means becoming part of a unique team of high performing Engineers and technicians committed to excellence and innovation. We are dedicated to fostering a supportive environment where talent thrives, offering ample opportunities for personal and professional growth. As a valued team member, you will contribute to and benefit from our status as a highly sought-after “one-stop-shop” for all engineering and technical needs in the industry. If you're driven by the challenge of solving complex problems and making a tangible impact on a global scale, Coalmont Engineering is your ideal destination.


The Mechanical Engineering Intern will be exposed to a broad range of engineering topics that will expand to meet the skills and strengths of the Intern, while providing learning opportunities of theory and industry best practices to improve on the existing institutional instruction. The Intern-Engineer must be able to clearly communicate technical topics to management with leadership and integrity. The Intern-Engineer must be a self-starter, detail oriented and driven to manage personal and professional schedules to meet deadlines without sacrificing required quality. This is a developmental position with a fast-paced Electrical and Mechanical Engineering company that has limitless opportunities to learn in an apprentice type environment.

Initial responsibilities could include electro-mechanical system and component design in SolidWorks or Autodesk Inventor/3D. New automation systems, metal-enclosed electrical structures, and general manufacturing process modifications involving conceptualization, design, specification, assembly, and field commissioning. Design duties will include the detailing of components and assemblies, including machining tolerances, generating clear and concise 2D/3D shop drawings for manufacturing, and building a working relationship with the fabrication shop team to ensure designs are completed correctly and on time. Assembly and Field Commissioning duties will include the direct oversight and management of project quality, timeliness, and budgets. Fabrication Shop support may include operating and maintaining existing equipment such as the laser and plasma tables, lathe, CNC machine, press brake, shear, welders, and EDM machine.  

Duration: Full Time

Education, experience, and skills required for the position:

· Pursuing Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited program.

· Proven leadership abilities

· Excellent communication skills

· Self Starter motivated to gain real world experience

· The ability to get involved with the team and to search out opportunities to contribute without specific instruction.

· A fundamental understanding that experience and knowledge come through actions, struggle and self-imposed goals that push oneself to be better and therefore more valuable.

Education and experience preferred for the position:

SolidWorks, AutoCAD or other CAD Software, Programming, MS Office Products (Excel, Word)