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Engineering Intern

Turntide Technologies

Turntide Technologies

Software Engineering
chippewa falls, wi, usa
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

VES-Artex was formed in early 2021 after the merger of VES and Artex Barn Solutions. VES-Artex is the premier global technology solutions provider for environmental systems in agricultural facilities.
Based in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, the home of the organization's new Global Headquarters and Innovation Center, VES-Artex also leverages operations throughout the US, Canada, Latin America and the rest of the world.
VES-Artex is focused on animal well-being as the foundation for agricultural success while strengthening its capabilities to impact agricultural operational performance through connected technologies. This research-driven approach brings veterinarians, designers, product experts and dairies together to innovate intelligent barn systems that optimize animal well-being and drive sustainability for farms worldwide.

The Job

This engineering internship will offer a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in various engineering projects while assisting with the creation and interpretation of engineering drawings. The ideal candidate will be passionate about engineering, possess strong technical skills, and have a desire to learn and contribute to real-world projects.

This is a part-time, Summer position that will average 30 hours/week. There is potential for this to become a Co-Op opportunity this Fall. Pay will be $19-$20/hour depending on skills and experience.


· Project Support: Collaborate with our engineering team to support ongoing projects by conducting research, performing calculations, and assisting with project planning and execution.

· Engineering Drawings: Assist in the creation, modification, and interpretation of engineering drawings using CAD software (e.g.SolidWorks). This may include schematic diagrams, technical illustrations, and 3D models.

· Documentation: Maintain accurate and up-to-date project documentation, including engineering drawings, specifications, and reports.

· Testing and Analysis: Participate in testing procedures and data analysis to validate design concepts and ensure compliance with quality and industry standards.

· Problem Solving: Identify and troubleshoot engineering issues, propose solutions, and collaborate with team members to implement improvements.

· Cross-Functional Collaboration: Work closely with members of other departments, such as product, quality, and supply chain, to support interdisciplinary projects and initiatives.


  • Currently pursuing a degree in Engineering, Mechanical Design or related discipline
  • Proficiency in CAD software, specifically SolidWorks preferred
  • Experience using a PDM system desirable.
  • Familiarity with Ag Industry preferred.
  • Must be comfortable working in an Ag environment with variable weather conditions and near livestock.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize effectively.
  • Eagerness to learn and contribute in a fast-paced environment


Terms and Conditions

I understand that disclosure of my gender and ethnicity (“Voluntary Disclosures”) is completely voluntary and will not be used to administer by application for employment. This information will only be used for diversity, equity and inclusion purposes.

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I further understand that my personal information will be kept confidential, secure, and may be stored by Company and/or third parties in various locations worldwide, including the USA, Canada and the UK.

I consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of my personal information provided to Company for purposes noted herein, including the Voluntary Disclosures for diversity, equity and inclusion reporting purposes. Except for consent relating to Voluntary Disclosures, I understand that if consent is withheld or revoked, my application will be withdrawn.

I verify that all statements made in my application for employment are true and correct and understand that any false statement shall disqualify me from employment. For additional information regarding Company’s applicant privacy policies and the collection, use or disclosure of personal information in connection with submitting an application for employment, please refer to the Applicant Privacy Notice.