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Water Treatment Engineering Coop

Date: Jan 10, 2023

Location: Milwaukee, WI, US, 53224

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

Why A. O. Smith? 

Water technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, and as a leading global water technology company, A. O. Smith Corporation is at the center of the trend. We are a $3 billion company with 144-year history and employ more than 16,000 men and women. With manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, India, and Europe, A. O. Smith has the global reach to serve customers worldwide. We have sales and distribution in more than 60 countries around the world. A. O. Smith is committed to continuous improvement, not just in its factories and its processes, but in its people.  We value people who are able to analyze problems and take rapid, decisive action. 

Primary Function

The A. O. Smith Engineering Co-op/Internship program allows you to apply skills and knowledge you're learning in College, while contributing to exciting, real-world projects.  We will provide hands-on experience to fit your career objectives, complement your academic work and enhance your learning.


  1. Assist in the development of water filtration system for water treatment. 
  2. Read test request and communicate with other lab staff and engineers to setup tests.
  3. Preparing challenge water with organic and inorganics contaminants for filtration systems.
  4. Following test request to operate tests. Effectively communicate on test status.
  5. Water sample preparation and analysis of various inorganic and organic contaminants.
  6. Record and keep test records.
  7. Assist lab staff and engineers to solve issues in tests.  
  8. Biological sample propagation, plating, counting, disposal. 
  9. Input data to system, and prepare reports as necessary to update project status.
  10. Following lab 5S regulation to clean and organize laboratory
  11. Other responsibilities may be assigned as necessary.


  • Working towards a bachelor’s degree in Engineering.
  • Entering junior or senior year of college
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Adaptability and ability to learn quickly in high-pressure environments
  • Ambitious self-starter who has demonstrated the ability to contribute as an effective team member
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated motivation and initiative to succeed
  • Knowledge and interest in A. O. Smith Corporation
  • Ability to work 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday for 12 weeks
  • Willingness and ability to give presentations to colleagues, managers and directors
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications-MS Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Comfortable working with confidential information


High School Diploma or GED

Years of Experience

Minimum of 1 year related work experience

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

Job Segment: Wastewater, Water Treatment, Intern, Engineer, Architecture, Engineering, Entry Level