Lab Testing and Engineering – Vashon, WA

Trainee & Internship Program

Start Date: March/April 2024
Training Duration: 6 – 12 months
Compensation: $3000 per month stipend
Housing: Not Provided


Host Company Description:

This non-profit organization specializes in designing, manufacturing, and supplying biomass-burning stoves to developing countries. They aim to create cookstoves that are efficient, affordable, and culturally appropriate for those who receive them. Their clean burning stoves produce less emissions and require less fuel, which results in less deforestation and better health for those who use them.

Position Description:

  • Performance, combustion, safety, durability, and emissions testing of cookstoves and related materials & systems.
  • Biomass fuel analysis, and analysis of the above testing results
  • Providing input to stove designs based on experience testing & testing results
  • Documentation and improvement of testing methods and protocols
  • Making improvements to & calibrations of laboratory systems & equipment
  • Building cookstove prototypes out of sheet metal (forming, spot welding, and general metal fabrication), ceramics, refractory, & other materials.
  • Writing reports, developing PPTs, and presenting results to the team.

Applicant Qualifications:

  • To apply for the Internship program, you must be an undergraduate student of Mechanical Engineering OR a recent graduate starting the program within 12 months of graduation.
  • To apply for the Trainee program, you must hold a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and at least 1 year of work experience OR be a career professional of 5 or more years in a related field.
  • Applicants must speak advanced English
  • Collecting, organizing, & analyzing data.
  • Proficiency with MS Excel, PPT, and Word.
  • Significant laboratory & report writing experience
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Eagerness to learn.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Strong work ethic.
Работна позиција:Lab Testing and Engineering
Плата:$3000 per month stipenD
Локација на работа:Vashon

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