Summer 2024 Engineering Assistant Internship

Simplex Homes

Simplex Homes/Industries, Scranton, PA, is a modern, nationally recognized leader in modular construction, concentrating on building the highest possible quality modular structures, from homes to commercial space. Ranging from professional office space to light industrial buildings, first homes to dream homes, Simplex is a family-owned business and large employer in Northeast Pennsylvania. Simplex’s management team and craftsmen are among the most experienced in the industry, many having been with the business almost since its founding over 5 decades ago.

 As an Engineering intern, you’ll gain an understanding of the operations of an Engineering department and be mentored by the department manager. It is a position in developing drafting and design skills in the fast-paced modular construction industry. Learn about this exciting industry while working with an experienced team. This position will report to the Engineering Manager. You’ll get a great glimpse of overall Simplex operations! 


  • Summer 2024, May/June-August
  • 25-40 hours per week, 10 weeks
  • $15/hour
  • On-site internship at business location in Scranton (Lackawanna County, PA)

* Requirement: Students are required to check with their college/university career development office to find out if any guidelines, must be followed and/or requirements must be met for the internship (health & safety, academic or other), by the student and/or the small business host.


  • Coursework in technical drawing using AutoCAD software
  • Interest in entrepreneurship
  • Strong time management and communication skills
  • Are self-motivated with the ability to work independently
  • Availability to work flexible schedule
  • Can lift a minimum of 25lbs., if required


Gain an understanding of how the Engineering department works, with great mentoring!  Internship will include being a part of an Engineering Department in a fast-paced working environment, and will involve the following:

  • Compose shop drawings for single family houses that will go to the construction facility
  • Assist with development of AutoCAD templates and drawing blocks
  • Work with plant personnel during construction
  • Work with sales and purchasing for materials coordination
  • Other projects as assigned.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


Type: Engineering
Deadline: 04/15/2024

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