Visualization Intern - Ames - Summer 2021
- Ames, IA
- February 26, 2021
Provides technical support and assists mechanical engineers with their engineering analysis, and testing of manufacture industrial machinery, consumer products, and other equipment. This may involve making sketches and rough layouts, record and analyze data, make calculations and report their findings.
* Acquire additional skill with 3D CAD software to create models for animation, simulation and virtual reality software.
* Actively work to become proficient with 3D Studio Max software to assist and create 3D animation presentations.
* Learn FARO Scene laser scan post processing software as needed to facilitate use of FARO Focus laser scan data in animation and Virtual Reality presentations.
* Learn Adobe Premier video and sound editing software as needed to for animation editing and post-processing.
* Learn to assist development of Virtual Reality presentations through testing, equipment set up, model creation, animation and software development as needed.
* Accept responsibility for completing project tasks in time for project and client deadlines.
* Communicate regularly and effectively with Visualization consultants and the lead visualization technologist.
* Must follow proper safety procedures including the required P.P.E. while working with or being exposed to hazards from equipment, chemicals, or toxic materials.
* Minimum GPA of 3.0
* Work related experience with 3D CAD, 3D animation, laser scan post processing, image editing, video editing or Virtual Reality software is a plus.
JOB KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS - Possesses required knowledge and skills in function according to the job description. Demonstrates ability to effectively apply knowledge and skills in accomplishing job assignments. Assesses own strengths and development areas; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
PRODUCTIVITY/QUANTITY - Meets productivity standards; Demonstrates a consistently high level of contribution in completeness and volume of work. Completes work in a timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly. Utilizes time so that little is lost in unproductive or marginally productive activities.
QUALITY - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Takes pride in consistently producing complete, neat, careful, accurate, and timely work. Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality; Proposes ways to improve quality performance. Keeps client needs and requirements top of mind.
DEPENDABILITY/ATTENDANCE/PUNCTUALITY - Meets attendance/punctuality standards; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments. Carries out responsibilities/instructions completely with little prodding; Meets commitments/deadlines. Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
INTERPERSONAL SKILLS/TEAMWORK/COOPERATION - Willing to involve and support others to get the job done. Effectively interacts with supervisors/peers to achieve objectives. Maintains confidentiality. Exercises tact courtesy, and flexibility in relationship with others; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things. Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
ADAPTABILITY - Adjusts to changes in work conditions, tasks, and priorities; Demonstrates ability to work with various people/groups. Demonstrates ability/willingness to learn new duties or assignments. Maintains an open mind to understand anothers point of view; Demonstrates flexibility.
COMMUNICATION - Provides oral and written information in a clear/concise manner; Informs and seeks assistance when necessary. Listens attentively to others and confirms understanding. Participates in meetings.
INITIATIVE - Acts as a self-starter; Anticipates needs and takes action; Volunteers readily; Seeks and assumes responsibility; Develops, recommends, or implements constructive ideas; Actively seeks out new knowledge, skills, and abilities to enhance job performance and improve work product and processes. Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities.
ETHICS AND INTEGRITY - Takes responsibility for own actions and follows through on commitments; Identifies/reportssituations of concern; Inspires the trust of others; Treats others with dignity and respect; Maintains highest level of ethical decisions.
PROBLEM SOLVING/PRACTICAL JUDGMENT - Thinks before acting and makes sound decisions; Actively identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Presents solutions rather than problems. Works well in group problem solving situations; Involves managers/peers in decision making as appropriate.
COMPUTER SKILLS-Intermediate skills with AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Excel, and Word.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, sit, and walk. May occasionally, crawl, climb, and lift up to 50 lbs.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. It is the policy of ESI, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status. ESI is committed to recruiting, hiring, and promoting people with disabilities, as well as veterans. If you need assistance with completing the electronic application, please email your request to email@example.com