Intern, Mechanical Engineer 

LOCATION: Watertown / New York (US-NY), United States | BRAND: New York Air Brake | REQUISITION ID: 2912 | JOB GRADE: 


Since 1890, New York Air Brake has been an innovative leader in the heavy-haul railroad industry. As a member company of Knorr-Bremse –the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles--New York Air Brake is recognized worldwide as a Center of Competence for heavy-haul freight railroad control systems. From multiple locations, we serve customers across the United States, Canada, and Mexico—reaching clear across the globe to South America, Africa, the Middle East, China, and Australia. Our talented, diverse, and dedicated teams develop innovative solutions to the challenges facing our customers. Join us in our next steps.



This is your opportunity to impact the next generation of braking and safety systems significantly. Co-op opportunity for Mechanical Engineering majors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. You can expect challenging work and an insider’s view into your future profession. You will work individually and as part of a project team while receiving regular feedback.


Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Support the design of Mechanical Components.
  • Support testing of new products based on product requirments
  • CAD Drafting of components and products.
  • Conduct Analysis of tolerances, simple stress/strain, statics, dynamics, heat transfer, etc.


Skills and Competencies

  • Familiar with 3D CAD modeling
  • Understands drafting and dimensioning per ANSI Y14.5/Y14.5M.
  • Familiar with geometric dimensioning and tolerancing. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.

WHAT WE OFFER: Our internships are not all work. NYAB is located in Watertown, New York. When not working, spend your free time hiking the Adirondack Mountains, kayaking the many waterways, enjoying the beaches of Lake Ontario, or exploring the history, food, and fun the Thousand Islands Region has to offer. You are just a short drive to World Class Casino, Golf, Shopping, and the award-winning Finger Lakes Wine Country. Our interns begin work as early as the end of May and work up until the middle of August. Expect 40 hours per week and a competitive salary (based on experience and position) of up to $22 per hour. You will take part in special events, & outings, take advantage of wellness & workout programs in our fitness facility or join the lunchtime kickball league. There is something for everyone as a summer intern.


Then join us! We look forward to receiving your online application!

Nearest Major Market: Watertown