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Clean Vehicles Intern

Company: Gas Technology Institute
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

General Summary

The Mobility Group at GTI Energy is searching for an Intern to support our growing efforts supporting advanced vehicle and fuel technologies. Our group works on vehicle, fueling station, and clean fuel generation projects associated with hydrogen, renewable natural gas, hybrid, and electric vehicle technologies. This internship is slated to last from May through August of 2023, but there is some flexibility. The Intern will be expected to work 40-hour weeks and will be compensated based off of current year in school and their level of prior experience. The position will be based out of our headquarters in Des Plaines, IL with a combination of on-site and remote work.

Why GTI?

GTI offers generous benefits, competitive salaries, career advancement, and the opportunity to work in a professional R&D environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

We are proud of what we do because our work matters. GTI is working toward solving global energy challenges in transitioning to a low-carbon economy. We have a proven track record in producing innovative ideas and commercializing solutions to deliver clean and reliable energy. At GTI, we deliver innovative technology solutions for safe, efficient, and responsible energy.

So, what does that mean for you? You will work in a positive and respectful work culture that fosters growth, collaboration, and opportunity. You will be supported by competitive compensation, incentives, and benefits, while enjoying purposeful work that drives improvement of delivering clean energy to the world.


Des Plaines, IL

Primary Responsibilities

* Assist in planning, setup, and execution of lab and field-based testing of emerging transportation technologies, including specification and selection of piloted equipment and the data acquisition system and analysis

* Execute laboratory and field test procedures while complying with all safety protocols

* Assist in organizing rooms for storage and field installation preparation for data acquisition equipment

* Be a "quick study" with new technologies and hands-on laboratory work. Show initiative to identify problems and develop solutions in collaboration with other staff members

* Be an effective communicator with internal and external parties

* Be a multitasker while in the office/lab/field to satisfy ongoing, multiple project needs

* Assist with literature searches on new technologies

* Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

* Hands-on laboratory and test system experience

* CAD Software - Solidworks preferred

* Skilled with MS Office especially Excel

* Lab/field data acquisition and analysis experience

Education and Experience

* Preferred Class Standing: Freshman to Senior

* Preferred Degree: Mechanical Engineering

Additional Information

The health and safety of our employees is a top priority for GTI. To comply with Presidential Executive Order 14042 ("EO14042") on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, we are requiring that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. You will be required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated on your first day of employment. If you need an accommodation based upon a disability or sincerely held religious belief, we have a process to consider such requests and you may initiate that process by contacting Human Resources.

Keywords: Gas Technology Institute, Des Plaines , Clean Vehicles Intern, Other , Des Plaines, Illinois

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