Project Engineer - Summer Internship

Job Locations US-AR-Blytheville
Job ID
# of Openings
Engineering/ Design

About Us



Do you want to work for a stable, growing organization that reaches back more than 130 years?  Our steel tube and pipe products have helped build landmarks and buildings in North America; Come build your career at Zekelman Industries! 

Job Description

Zekelman is seeking a Project Engineer Intern located at our facility in Blytheville, AR.  Reporting to the VP of Engineering and Technology, this position will be hands-on project management work for our Engineering team. The candidate selected will have the opportunity to work at our new state-of-the-art inline steel tube galvanizing factory in Blytheville, Arkansas. This factory will utilize best-in-class manufacturing technology and a fully automated Matter warehouse system. This facility is designed to set industry-leading benchmarks for safety, product quality, and service.




  • Exposure to technical and commercial negotiations with equipment vendors
  • Assist in overseeing the planning and schedule of project timelines
  • Research of new manufacturing technology that would be useful to our facilities
  • Track and report on project deliverables using appropriate tools to define project progress, problems, and solutions to stakeholders
  • Work with project scopes, goals and deliverables with Business Unit leaders and operations managers
  • Work on various project tasks and resource requirements that assist in procurement and installation of new equipment
  • Monitor project resource allocation
  • Oversee the planning and schedule of project timelines
  • Communicate with various departments including senior leadership
  • Coordinate with other company departments to accomplish goals and budget standards
  • Assist with designs and engineering solutions for the projects assigned
  • Work closely with the engineering team in identifying and resolving problems involving equipment at the facility
  • Other duties as assigned



  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Current College student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field (Mechanical, Electrical, Robotics, Mechatronics)
  • A strong team player is necessary with the ability to coordinate efforts of many individuals internal and external to the organization
  • Sound decision making ability, computational, and analytical skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all aspects of job responsibilities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


Zekelman Industries offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including low-cost, high-quality medical and dental benefits.  In addition, we have an amazing tuition assistance program, a bonus plan, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, immediate vesting, and much more.


We are Zekelman Industries.


We manufacture superior quality tubular and related products, and provide outstanding service for our valued customers.

We seek to continuously advance the skills and opportunities of our employees, utilizing the latest technology and management tools available to consistently increase profitability and the enterprise value of Zekelman Industries and of our customers.


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