Test Lab Engineering Intern

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Date: Feb 3, 2024

Location: Colonial Heights, VA, US, 23834

Company: Dover Corporation

Dover Food Retail (DFR) is a leading manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services; and leading our industry by Innovating What’s Next in glass doors and intelligent merchandising technologies that keep food safe under brands such as HillPhoenix and Anthony.

DFR is part of the Refrigeration and Food Equipment segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues in excess of $7 billion.

DFR is built on creativity and customer-centric innovation delivered by people invigorated by a strong sense of responsibility to help our customers win in their marketplaces. The relationships we build with our customers are as important to our success as the products we manufacture. This collaborative environment delivers FRESH THINKING, reassuring our customers that they choose the best when they choose to work with the people of Dover Food Retail.


Job Title:  Test Lab Engineering Intern            

Location:     Colonial Heights, VA 


What we are looking for: 

We are looking for a Test Lab Engineering Intern who will be responsible for light engineering tasks in the areas of product testing and development with some product engineering team support. 


What you’ll be responsible for in this role:  

  • Support Test Lab staff with testing of commercial refrigerated display cases 

  • Develop and apply basic understanding of industry and regulatory test requirements 

  • Document and communicate test results to cross-functional teams 

  • Support Product Engineering with basic engineering tasks and testing requests 


What are the basic qualifications? 

  • Enrolled in an engineering or technical based program  


To be a great fit for the role:   

  • Basic knowledge of engineering and technical principals 

  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude and ability with mechanical/power tools is desirable 

  • Ability to solve practical problems where limited information exists.  

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. 

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations 

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals   

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public 

  • Some exposure to CAD is beneficial but the specific software platform is not important 


How We Define Our Values and Why You Should Join Our Team: 

The backbone behind our collection of outstanding businesses is a team of dedicated employees who protect and enhance our valued reputation for quality and delivering what we promise. It’s our values that define Dover to all of our key audiences: our shareholders, customers, prospective employees and especially to ourselves. 

These values must be expressed in our work and embody our actions, as they form the basis by which we do our jobs, make decisions and measure our performance. It’s our unwavering commitment to maintaining our values that defines who we are as a Company. 


  • Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit  

  • Winning Through Customers 

  • Respects and Values People 

  • Expectations for Results  

  • High Ethical Standards, Openness, and Trust  


The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.                                             

Dover Food Retail is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.


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