Engineering Design Intern Job

DATE: Sep 16, 2023

LOCATION: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

Company: Armstrong World Industries

Primary location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania 
Relocation offered: Yes 
Employment status: Full-Time 
Travel: 20% 
Non-compete: No 


​What does it mean to work at Armstrong?

It means being immersed in a supportive culture that recognizes you as a key player in Armstrong's future. We are a large company with a local feel, where you will get to know and collaborate with leadership and your colleagues across the company.

By joining us, you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Alongside a competitive remuneration package, you will receive:

A benefits package including: medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, 401k match, long-term disability coverage, vacation and sick time, product discount programs and many more.
Personal development to grow your career with us based on your strengths and interests.
A casual work environment where we have a recognition program for our team, and service awards. You will also be able to make the most of our fitness center and lunchtime cafe. 
A working culture that balances individual achievement with teamwork and collaboration. We draw on each other's strengths and allow for different work styles to build engagement and satisfaction to deliver results. 



Armstrong World Industries, Inc., is seeking an energetic and team-oriented entry level Mechanical and/or Electrical Designer at our Corporate Campus in Lancaster, PA or Hilliard, OH plant.   


In this role, you will be responsible for support of mechanical and electrical design for manufacturing equipment/system design and fabrication.  Initial assignments will involve working with an experienced mechanical and/or electrical designer and will consist of providing robust and safe equipment/system designs, including appropriate documentation, to meet performance and schedule requirements. As soon as experience and understanding are gained, the designer will receive design assignments of moderate to complexity.  The assignments will be highly variable as to the nature and scope of the problem and may extend to production units of considerable complexity.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Updating engineering drawings from Arrangement, Assemblies and detail drawing files
  • Translates mechanical arrangement and/or assembly parts into detail drawings to be used by fabrication shop(s). Prepares drawing packages to support engineering specifications
  • Responsible for creating drawings of electrical schematics, control panel layouts, power, instrument, control cable schedules, grounding plan/grid, junction box wiring diagrams, control panel layout, wiring diagrams, substation equipment, power house and MCC building plans, installation details and field wiring layouts for industrial equipment and  systems
  • Ensures adherence to applicable codes and standards within discipline
  • Translates design requirements into specific design configurations
  • Ensures designs are properly recorded and archived
  • Works with manufacturing and field personnel in performing shop and on-site check outs


Required Qualifications:


  • Must be pursuing a degree in Engineering CAD Technology
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, cumulative and within major
  • Must have completed a minimum of one year of education prior to the Summer 2020 internship start
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD (current using 2018)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, and Outlook)


Why should you join Armstrong World Industries?

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions in the Americas. With approximately $1B in revenue, AWI has about 2,800 employees and a manufacturing network of fifteen facilities in North America.


At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, we offer interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces.


For more than 150 years, we have built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we're here to serve - our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.


We are committed to developing new and sustainable ceiling solutions, with design and performance possibilities that make a positive difference in spaces where we live, work, learn, heal and play. It's an exciting, rewarding business to be in, and we're committed to continue to grow and prosper for the benefit of all of our stakeholders. We hope you join us.


Our Sustainability Ambition

"Bringing our Purpose to Life" - lead a transformation in the design and building of spaces fit for today and tomorrow.
We are committed to:

  • Engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce;
  • Transforming buildings from structures that shelter into structures that serve and preserve the health and well-being of people and planet;
  • Pursuing sustainable, innovative solutions for spaces where we live, work, learn heal and play;
  • Being a catalyst for change with all of our stakeholders; and
  • Making a positive difference in the environments and communities we impact.


About the location (Lancaster PA)

Lancaster, PA. A great central location in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, and New York City. Lancaster offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, great shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.


Armstrong is committed to engaging a diverse, purpose-driven workforce.  As part of our dedication to diversity, AWI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard for race, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at by email at AWI talent acquisition and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Come and build your future with us and apply today!

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