• Mechanical Design Student

    Job ID 2018-3264
    Location Brookings, South Dakota
    Student Temporary
  • Responsibilities

    Every day, in nearly 100 countries around the world, millions of people depend on Daktronics scoring and display systems for information and entertainment. Our displays provide vital travel information in airports and train stations and along highways. They advertise the price of gas, store specials, and more as you make your daily commute. They also enhance spectators’ experiences at sporting events of all kinds, from Little League to the major leagues.


    Position located in Brookings, South Dakota. Candidates must be enrolled and registered as a full-time student. Ideal candidate should be available to work approximately 15-20 hours per week during the academic year and at least 20 hours per week during the summer.


    Some of the primary responsibilities of this position include: 

    • Play an integrated role with product development teams working on design challenges in our industry.
    • Utilize critical problem-solving techniques to solve design and development problems.
    • Create 3D CAD models and assemblies (Creo) with supporting documentation.
    • Hands on design experience; Creates detail designs, procures materials, and fabricates concepts/prototypes.
    • Utilizes good design methodologies to layout design sets, creates pros/cons, and appropriate justifications to make strong decisions.
    • Designs, coordinates, interprets results from engineering tests and experiments.
    • Apply classroom knowledge to real world design problems.
    • Works and communicates effectively as a team member.
    • Regularly and reliably work the scheduled shift.
    • Perform other duties as assigned to support the Video Products Engineering department.




    Academic Requirements –

    • The ideal candidate will be a full-time student currently enrolled in accredited Bachelor’s degree program in Mechanical, Civil, Agricultural Engineering, or Manufacturing Engineering Technology.
    • The preferred candidate will be in their sophomore, junior or senior year of school.
    • Only strong academic performers will be considered.
    • Must maintain an acceptable GPA.
    • Unofficial transcripts or web transcripts must be submitted with application to be considered for this position. 

    Other Requirements –

    • Knowledge of general drafting practices required. Solid modeling experience preferred (Creo, SolidWorks, etc.).
    • Dedication and desire for quality performance.
    • Motivated and eager to learn industry concepts.
    • Organizational, planning, and problem-solving skills.
    • Computer and keyboarding skills essential (Microsoft Word, Excel, PPT, etc.).
    • Ability to travel by air and ground. Valid driver's license and good driving record. Motor vehicle records will be checked.
    • Good oral and written communication skills, good organizational skills, self-motivation.
    • Background check may be conducted.
    • Fluent in English, both written and verbal.
    • Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position

    Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or citizenship status. If you would like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here.



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