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Engineering Intern Job

Date: May 14, 2019

Location: King of Prussia, PA, US

Company: Arkema

Req Id 30571 - Posted 04/15/2019 - Project Management - King of Prussia. Pennsylvania. US


TITLE: Engineering Intern


Arkema, Inc. is currently recruiting for a 2019 Summer Intern, majoring in Civil Engineering or Electrical Engineering.  We have a $3.5M Capital Budget and a lean organization. You will be exposed to projects from ideation, authorization, execution, and financial closing. A major function of this role will be following and observing the safe construction practices of all contractors on the 44 acre site, in conjunction with the Safety department.  The intern will take direction from a Principal Project Engineer with 38 years of experience in Industrial Construction and Project Management.



As an intern you will have direct responsibilities for small Capital projects $10-50k:

  • Developing project basic data, scopes, estimates and schedules.
  • Preparing project appropriation request for Authorization
  • Preparing procurement strategy with Sourcing department
  • Updating monthly project schedule and financially progress in SAP  
  • Following the day-to-day construction and execution activities of the projects


For larger projects $100 -800k,  the Principal Project Engineer will have the primary accountability and responsibility.  The intern will have delegated responsibilities including:

  • Developing Gant charts for the integrated project schedule(s)
  • Following the construction activities in the field and updating Gant charts on a weekly basis to track project progress



  • Majoring in engineering; Civil or Electrical Engineering preferred 
  • At least a sophomore 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Basic MS Office skills; this includes Word, Excel, and Powerpoint 



A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance. Our balanced business portfolio spans high-performance materials, industrial specialties and coating solutions. Our globally recognized brands are ranked among the leaders in the markets we serve. Reporting annual sales of €8.8 billion ($10.4 billion USD) in 2018, we employ approximately 20,000 people worldwide and operate in close to 55 countries. We are committed to active engagement with all our stakeholders. Our research centers in North America, France and Asia concentrate on advances in bio-based products, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.

Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence.

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