Engineering Co-Op

Engineering Salt Lake City, Utah Salt Lake City, Utah

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Co-op is a minimum of 18 months with full time in summer and 20 hours per week with flexible times during school year.  Must be enrolled in an educational program.  
This engineering co-op’s main responsibility is design verification and validation testing.  This individual may work within a project team – under the leadership of a more experienced individual (e.g. engineers, technicians, and/or project managers). This engineering co-op uses experience and education to perform the types of engineering activities which are generally considered within the realm of engineering and any other expertise that might be held by this particular individual
Principal Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • General: uses experience and education to perform the types of engineering activities which are generally considered within the realm of a mechanical engineering intern.
  • Description: Uses training, problem-solving skills, communication, and company and department SOPs/WIDs in a team environment to develop solutions for assigned projects.
  • Works on: well-defined problems of limited scope and complexity.  Generally works on a team with other engineers or co-op’s.
  • Influence: Receives significant oversight and mentoring from Engineers of all levels.  Not a Lead or Mentor for others. 
  • Compliance: Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BioFire Diagnostics Quality System.
Principal Decisions:

Makes decisions subject to review by engineers

  • Experience with the following is preferred:
    • Solidworks
    • Plastics design
    • Optics design
    • Sheet metal design
    • Heat Transfer
    • Molding Processes
    • Materials (e.g. plastics, aluminum, copper, steel, etc.)
    • Pneumatics
    • Machining (esp. CNC)
    • CMM or OGP
    • GD&T
Training and Education:  

High School diploma with 1 to 4 years college, working toward a B.S. or M.S. degree in Engineering  


0 to 2 years of experience in related field, including performance consistent with said experience

Physical Requirements:  
Able to safely lift 50 pounds.

BioFire Diagnostics, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioFire Diagnostics’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).