Internship / Thesis - Controls Engineering (m/f/d)

Engineering Jenbach, Austria


What if energy supply could be sustainable, affordable, and reliable at the same time? With its product brands Jenbacher and Waukesha and the digital platform myPlant, INNIO offers energy solutions for today—and tomorrow, in more than 100 countries, improving the quality of life for countless people. Do you want to make a difference with your work? We are searching for an Intern / Thesis - Controls Engineering (m/f/d). Join our team now!

INNIO was awarded the Platin Medal from EcoVadis in 2022 for our outstanding sustainability efforts. For more information, visit INNIO’s website at Follow INNIO on Twitter and LinkedIn.

What we offer:

  • Inclusion in an ambitious team working on future technologies and sustaining products
  • Working across different teams and functions
  • Flexible working time model 
  • Health We Care Program – including company sport activities
  • Good connections to public transport – station in direct proximity
  • Transportation cost support in accordance with policy
  • One of the best canteens in the area with healthy and various meals
  • Attractive location in the heart of the alps which provides various outdoor sport and other leisure possibilities

Area of topics for Master/Bachelor thesis:

  • Development of novel controls solutions to continuously improve the performance of our gas engine products
  • Investigating in nonlinear model-based control algorithms for fast and robust transient behavior of our generator-engine sets
  • Develop dynamic engine-generator-grid models in Matlab Simulink, Power factory and other state-of-the-art simulation tools
  • Work on real-time modelling for hardware-in-the-loop applications to grow our offline test and simulation capabilities
  • Development of new optimization tools to provide accurate estimates on plant sizing, transient performance, and costs

Responsibilities as intern:

  • Work in close cooperation with the controls/ measurement/ Grid Code solutions team to develop and test differentiating technologies
  • Support the team in requirement discussions, scope and concept definitions and feature design by involving all necessary experts
  • Exchange with senior engineers on technical development challenges and solutions
  • Translate functional requirements into technical specifications and design solutions

Your Profile: 

  • Ongoing Bachelor’ or Master studies in electrical or mechatronic engineering or related
  • Educational experience in controls design ( MATLAB, Power factory, etc.) preferably in modelling of electrical equipment, electrical machines, power systems
  • Basic understanding of reciprocating engines and power systems
  • Passion about software development and a real team player
  • A valid work permit for Austria is a prerequisite for this position (Non-EU citizens: please attach the work permit to the application)

The base pay is composed of the amount according to the Austrian collective agreement which is at least EUR 2.349,14 gross per month (x 14).