Automation Engineering Intern

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1004742
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Automation Engineering Intern

University: Dedan Kimathi University

Location: Kenya

Summary: The internship focuses on the education process of industrial automation and integrated systems with a hands-on approach. It involves working with various components such as sensors, actuators, robots, PLCs, drives, etc., and building a network of controllers and PLCs in a distributed control system (DCS). The project includes designing, fabricating, and automating an elevator using advanced sustainable technologies.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  1. Design for manufacturing and maintainability.
  2. Fabrication and Mechanical Metalworks.
  3. Communication Systems.
  4. PLC & HMI programming.
  5. Digital twin implementation.
  6. MES, SCADA Systems.
  7. Safety Programming.
  8. Overload Protection.
  9. Lift Monitoring and Remote-Control Systems.
  10. Emergency Rescue Operations.
  11. Prognostics and Health Management of Industrial Assets.
  12. Elevator integration.
  13. Compliance with relevant standards.
  14. Use of sustainable technologies.
  15. Documentation.


  1. Minimum SMSCP Level 2.
  2. Minimum Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Electronic & Computer Engineering, Control Engineering and Instrumentation, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering.

Benefits to Students:

  1. Possibility of Masters Scholarship.
  2. KShs 30,000 stipend.
  3. Full-time access to Siemens Centre facilities.
  4. EBK Registration Support.

How to Apply: For more information and application details, interested candidates should refer to the original job posting.