Mechanical Engineering Intern


El Dorado, AR, US, 71730

Delek US is looking to hire a Mechanical Engineering Intern at our El Dorado, AR Refinery for the upcoming Summer 2024 timeline. The Engineering Interns will support the initiatives for the refinery with a portion of this position performed in the field. While performing the duties of this job in the field, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, working at heights, and outside weather conditions. Physical activities include climbing, standing, crawling, confined space entry, and maneuvering through operating process units. While performing the duties of this position in the refinery, appropriate personal protective equipment will be worn as required. This position also involves documenting detailed reports on findings, and participation on various committees. This position will learn how to track, monitor, and justify projects which will result in creating sound training experience.



Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain safe, clean, and orderly working environment by complying with safety procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Troubleshoot equipment and determine root cause and take corrective action to resolve system failures. 
  • Participate in technical investigations, design, and analysis of the performance of the various equipment to identify deficiencies, antiquation, and the potential for benefits and improvements working with experienced and knowledgeable fellow engineers.
  • Develops, selects, and tests equipment and their components to evaluate/select best in class and technology systems.
  • Collaborate with operations, maintenance, and fellow engineers on equipment problem solving through root cause analysis, troubleshooting, and effective solutions to prevent root cause.
  • Oversee the equipment such as mechanical and/or instrumentation to generate critical equipment list, update P&ID’s, and equipment specifications.
  • Plan, design, and write specifications for process equipment.
  • Ability to successfully work independently and as a member of a cross-functional team seeking to continuously improve supply chain performance and customer satisfaction
  • Create and prepare reports, type documents, and file
  • All other duties as assigned 



Required Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing Bachelor of Science or Master of Science Degree in Mechanical, Chemical or related field within Engineering. 
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.00
  • Availability to work at least 40 hours a week.
  • Basic knowledge of industrial equipment
  • Familiarity with SDS and safety protocols in a mechanical environment.
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal or no supervision
  • Ability to record and present data in a clear and concise manner
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid software application skills, including MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Good organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Willingness and desire for continual learning and self-development.




It’s an exciting time to join Delek. We’re on a mission to attract, retain, and engage the best and brightest talent – those who are great team players and leaders who make it their first priority to serve. 

  • We are performance driven
  • We value a passion for excellence
  • We value teamwork
  • We value and reward hard work and dedication

Delek US offers the opportunity to provide you with more than a job – we want to help you build a career. 

Since our inception, our ability to hire the right people for the job has served us well, resulting in an impressive record of consistent growth and profitability. With more than 3,500 employees in nine states, we have brought together a diverse team of professionals passionate about investing their time and expertise in one of the most dynamic downstream energy companies in the market today. 

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