Summer 2024 Mechanical Engineering Intern


ITW Commercial Construction is a leading manufacturer with a proven history of creating innovative fastening solutions used by the professional commercial contractor in concrete anchoring and flooring, drywall, metal building, fire protection, plumbing, electrical, and HVAC applications. We take pride in our commitment to being a customer centric organization with operational excellence, superior service, and new product development that has guided the company through decades of growth by meeting the ever-changing needs of the commercial construction industry. Focusing on the needs of our end-users enables us to customize our product offering and service based on their requirements. ITW Commercial Construction encompasses the leading brands of Buildex® (Teks®, Sammys®), Red Head (TruBolt®, Tapcon®), Ramset (Trakfast®), and PNA (Diamond Dowel®) with an overall history dating back to 1910.

CCNA is seeking a Rising Junior, expected graduation dates of Dec 2025-May 2026

The Mechanical Engineering Intern for ITW Commercial Construction North America will assist in the development flatworks and anchoring products supporting CCNA’s growth initiatives. The internship will run through the summer of 2024. This internship will provide the student with hands-on exposure to a variety of the engineering skills and responsibilities required in the engineering profession.

Core Responsibilities:

CAD drawing updates using Solidworks and PDM

Prototype/product testing and evaluation

Expected Learnings:

Practical application of engineering principles and judgment

Understanding of new product development processes

Data analysis and interpretation

Connection between engineering, manufacturing, and business/market needs

Ability to work in team environment

Job Requirements:

Completed a minimum of 2 years (Junior) in an accredited BSME program

Working knowledge of SOLIDWORKS and 3D modeling

Proficient in MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

Construction experience or knowledge is a plus

Job Competencies:

Critical Thinking & Decision Making: Ability to make logical and sound decisions and to know when to act independently and when to seek assistance.

Curiosity & Learning Orientation: Actively identifying new areas for learning and applying newly gained knowledge/skill on the job.

Drive to Excel: Driven to succeed and willing to go the extra mile. Perseveres in the face of obstacles and challenges.

Interpersonal Skills & communication: Ability to work collaboratively and partner well with others, express oneself verbally and in writing, and listen well.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 position, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes, airborne particles, climate variances and moving mechanical equipment typically found in a construction environment. The noise level in the work environment (office) is usually low, but may be much higher when exposed to construction areas. Certain personal protective equipment is required when in construction areas. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.