Mechanical Engineering Intern Job

DATE: Sep 17, 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 (AWI) is seeking motivated candidates for our Summer Engineering Internship opportunities based at our manufacturing plants in Marietta, PA, and Hilliard, OH.


What’s in it for you?


As Engineering Intern, you will have the opportunity to utilize your technical savviness to gain a deep understanding of Armstrong products, processes, and test requirements.


  • The opportunity to begin your career with the most innovative and forward-thinking building products company in the industry
  • The opportunity to help transform the design and building of spaces, so that occupants, owners, operators, and communities can thrive, today and into the future


Engineering Internship Program Offerings


Mechanical - Capital Engineering Intern:

  • Completing an assigned engineering project during the term of the internship
  • Contributing to several ongoing capital engineering projects within the plant
  • Experience with and exposure to supporting the Project Management Life Cycle, including:
    • Preparation of project specifications and requirements
    • Project schedule coordination and utilization of Project Management tools
    • Installation oversight, project closing activities, and sustainability initiatives
  • Valuable insight into large-scale manufacturing facilities, equipment, and safe working practices
  • AutoCAD experience - updating existing drawings and creating new drawings
  • Exposure to Conveying, combustion, fluid, and pneumatic transfer systems


Mechanical - Maintenance Engineering Intern:

  • Experience with and exposure to the primary components of Equipment Reliability, including:
    • Asset management and process improvement
    • Capital management and execution
    • Contractor integration and management
    • Development of machine maintenance best practices (PM, PdM, and more)


What will make you successful

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and a team-oriented mindset
  • Capability to build and nurture relationships with other functions within Armstrong
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • A track record of leadership through work, school, or extra-curricular activities


Required Qualifications

  • Must be currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) at an ABET accredited program AND be a maximum of 24 months away from graduation
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA (cumulative, and within major)


What Makes You Stand Out

  • Previous internship in manufacturing environment
  • AutoCAD experience


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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