Apprentice Position Logo- square-01Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) is searching for a qualified student to serve as a Mechanical Engineer Apprentice for a company in Mercer County.

Our client is seeking a qualified apprentice to assist in updating maintenance manuals to create a more improved service manual. Specific tasks will be, but not limited to:

  • Researching lubrication requirements for various components and creating lubrication schedules complete with recommended amounts of lubrication and lubrication frequency.
  • Creating common component cut sheets organized by equipment type, size, capacity, etc.
  • Creating a template for future employees to easily pull different PDF files together to construct a manual.
  • Updating drawing files based on as-built prints received from production.
  • Linking drawing PDF files to part masters in the manufacturers business software.
  • Creating basic CAD drawings or solutions to problems encountered during engineering design or production of our product.
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Download a PDF of the position description here.

Candidates are required to be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university, and shall be pursuing a four-year degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering; and have ability to work at the Mercer County facility. Prior manufacturing experience is a plus.  Must possess strong computer skills.

Minimum required cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale. The position is available for the time period May 2016 through August 2016. Wages will be a minimum of $10.00 per hour depending upon experience, knowledge, and skills. Successful apprentice has the potential for full-time employment opportunities with this growing manufacturer.


Those who qualify can apply online at or direct questions to Gretchen Reinard at