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Development Engineer Co-Op
Job#: 132181
Positions: 1
Posted: 05/29/2013
Job Type: Temporary
Location: Greenville/Spartanburg, SC
Department: ACS - Operations
Category: Co-op / Intern
Salary: Hourly
Benefits: No Benefits
Business Unit: ACS
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Job Description

AFL, a leading fiber optics telecommunications company has an opening for a Development Engineer Co-op in our Duncan, SC facility.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity while gaining knowledgeable work experience – AFL is the organization!

The individual will provide technical assistance supporting AFL's Fiber Optic Cable Technology Group. AFL’s Development Engineers lead our design efforts of fiber optic cable through research and development, prototyping, and testing. Development Engineers will have ownership of design projects, or process improvements, and be responsible for meeting design and performance goals of the Technology departments and its customers.

Responsibilities include:

Assist Development Engineers in the design and production of fiber optic cables. Work with the Test Engineer to design, develop, and build test fixtures to support fiber optic testing to industry specifications. Create 3-D models of concept designs, and submit to suppliers for quotation. Perform fiber optic testing to troubleshoot cable design and cable processing anomalies. Participate in fiber optic training sessions.



  • Currently pursuing an Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Ceramics Engineering
  • At least Sophomore standing with a minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Must be a US citizen


Competencies for success:

  • Display a willingness to learn
  • Detail – oriented
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