Reporting to the Technical Director, the Technical Intern is responsible for supporting the accomplishment of objectives and goals of the Hydraulic Institute by working with the standards writing committees. The incumbent facilitates the development of standards and guidelines, supports the creation of educational products, and responds to technical issues as assigned by the Technical Affairs Director.
Duties: • Review and edit standards and guidelines developed by technical committees as they progress from committee draft stage through publication, in accordance with the HI Policy and Procedures, Bylaws, and HI Style Guidelines. • Provide technical and administrative support relative to international standards development. • Support Technical Director in responding to technical inquiries and questions • Provide technical guidance and administrative support to other staff members as needed • Support in development of technical articles • Support social media projects • Perform other duties, as assigned
Skills and Qualifications: • Working toward BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering or recent graduate with BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering • Computer expertise focused on MS Office Products, Project Management, & HTML. • A background in CAD, ProEngineer or Solid Edge would be a plus, but is not required • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills are required • Eager to respond to customer service and order inquiries in an enthusiastic fashion • Students working on Co-op programs are also welcomed • Volunteer leadership experience (e.g. ASME student chapter) is a plus • Prior customer service or association experience helpful but not required • Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign are a plus but not required • Interpretation of statistics and ability to develop reports based on interpretation
The Hydraulic Institute (HI) is the largest association of pump industry manufacturers in North America. HI strives to be a value-adding resource to member companies and pump users worldwide. HI develops comprehensive pump standards, guidelines and guidebooks and serves as a forum for pump industry information and collaboration.
HI’s Mission: Advancing the pump manufacturing industry by becomi...ng the world’s resource for pumping solutions by:
• Addressing Pump Systems
• Developing Standards
• Expanding Knowledge and Resources
• Educating the Marketplace
• Advocating for the Industry