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Heavy Equipment Shop Intern - Portland, OR

Terex Corporation
12805 Southwest 77th Place (Show on map)
January 01, 2024

Job Description:

Shop Services Internship Program Overview

The Terex Utilities Shop Services Internship Program immerses high potential students in challenging, hands-on, real-world experiences which directly help drive business results at our global organization. Our rich beliefs in innovation and continuous improvement, paired with the diverse and creative mindsets of our students, leads to the development of our best-in-class products, positively impacting the lives of people all around the world.

We are committed to the personal and professional development of our students and are proud to encourage their growth into our leaders of tomorrow.

Our Commitment:

We will provide:

  • Meaningful Work

Terex products are created to help improve the lives of people around the world. This hands on program will offer interesting and challenging service and repair work that truly makes a difference for our customers and communities.

  • Diversity & Inclusion

We strive to create an environment where Team Members can reach their full potential in support of Terex goals. Diversity at Terex is about respecting and embracing more than our tangible differences like gender, ethnicity, national origin and race. It's also about valuing diversity of thought, experience, culture, background and style. Diversity is about ALL of us - not just some of us.

  • Innovation

At Terex, we value creativity, innovation and a mentality of continuous improvement. Join us and become part of the conversation!

  • Flexibility

We realize you are a student first and support your ongoing education by providing a flexible work schedule so that you can meet your educational, internship and family commitments.

Job Description:

Terex Utilities is seeking a Shop Services Intern. This hands-on, paid internship will work with the Utilities Services team to service and repair a variety of mobile hydraulic equipment.

What You Will Do:

  • Work with electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical systems within truck-mounted mobile equipment
  • Learn diagnostic and troubleshooting techniques
  • Utilize Services Software and other related computer programs
  • Perform preventative maintenance and inspections on heavy equipment

What It Takes:

  • 18 Years of age or older
  • High School degree or GED
  • Entry level experience or recent graduation froma Technical School that teaches technical skills related to trouble-shooting, services and repair of truck-mounted hydraulic equipment
  • Ability to work 40hours per week for 6 months
  • Positive and safety-centered mindset and enthusiastic learner
  • Strong shop math skills and mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Tool box equipped with basic tools

The compensation range for this position is $20-25 USD hourly. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc.

If you are interested in an open position but feel you may not meet all the listed qualifications, we still encourage you to apply.

Terex Overview:

At Terex,we fully embrace the increasingly diverse world around us and strive to create an empowering and welcoming workplace culture. We are a $4.0 billion publicly traded global manufacturer of materials processing and aerial work platform products and services. We are passionate about producing equipment that helps improve the lives of people around the world and providing our team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact.

While our operations are global, each office or factory is a close-knit community. We value diversity, equity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage, citizenship, and continuous improvement. It's an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector - come join us!

Additional Information:

We see inclusion as a key to our success and are committed to actively foster a culture where every team member feels valued, listened to, and appreciated. We are committed to being fair and impartial in our decisions, ensuring equity within our workplace.As an Equal Opportunity Employer, employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting the Recruiting department (person or department) at

The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision.

Terex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.