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Part-time Student Worker - Engineering

Date:  Sep 9, 2022

Longview, TX, US, 75603

Req ID:  24663
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including TimberPro, Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

Komatsu is hiring for a Part-time Student Worker in the Engineering Department at Longview, Texas. Students must be local and attending school in the greater East Texas area with the ability to commute to our Longview campus. This is a paid position, but no housing will be provided. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.

Students will work 40 hours per week during summer and will be limited to a maximum of 29 hours per week during school year.  Will have flexibility to work with class schedules during the school year.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Assist with LHD and loader testing (CE, sound, etc.) when required
  • Assist with data collection and report/procedure wring
  • Assist with test track, loader and LHD operation as required
  • Assist with strain gauging tests
  • Assist Shane with documentation for PRRB and Juhin
  • Assist with LINCS analysis (we will train for this)
  • Learn 3D measurement and help with FARO arm and Laser Tracker measuring
  • Assist Ryan with investigation of MRS issues
  • Assist engineers with projects when required.
  • Spreadsheets including pivot tables
  • 3D drawings and images for reports


  • Previous hands on type work experience is high priority – mechanic, electrician, auto repair, farming, sports, band, restaurant, etc.
  • Enrolled in Engineering or engineering technology degree program
  • 3D modeling software – Solid Edge or Solid Works
  • Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Minimum Sophomore/Junior collegiate standing or Freshmen collegiate standing depending on experience
  • Preferred background in drawing, graphic artst, mechanical or electrical engineering, industrial engineering, math, CorelDraw or Illustrator, 3D graphics such as Solid Edge or Solid Works
  • Able to do hands on work that is outside of the office, pulling wrenches, helping to test and fix machines
  • Able to go to workshop or test track in the middle of summer temperatures up to 110F
  • Must be flexible and able to adapt to work in the office or outdoors on the plant/test track – both the same day

Additional Information

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Longview

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