Fontaine Modification Company | Charlotte, NC USA

The strength of our company lies in the emphasis we place on:

  • Understanding our customers’ needs;

  • Working collaboratively on solutions;

  • Engineering an OEM quality design;

  • Rapidly prototyping a design;

  • Testing our work;

  • Documenting the final solution;

  • Providing follow up with customers;

  • Continually improving our processes.

Join Us

 Co-Op and Internship Program

Learning the Business

Fontaine Modification’s Management Co-Op and Internship Program affords an excellent opportunity for an individual to learn our business from the ground up and gain valuable experience while working. See our website here for all our locations. Internships are typically available in:

  • Charlotte, NC

  • Statesville, NC

  • Dublin, VA

Real Jobs

As a successful candidate for our program, you will begin by learning and performing real jobs within a business unit.  You will be challenged with real projects that will aid in your understanding of our business. At the same time, we will gain a closer understanding of your skills, aptitude, attitude, and interests, helping us guide your professional development. 

Qualifications  
Successful completion of credits to achieve junior class standing within your university by the time you start work.

  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering are preferred

  • Accounting, Business, Marketing and other degrees are also considered 
     

Leadership skills

  • Willingness to make a decision

  • Ability to “self-direct” 

  • Prior leadership experience in college, social life, athletics, community organizations, etc.  given strong consideration

 

Mechanical aptitude

  • Our business is trucks.  Having a general mechanical knowledge and interest in trucks, cars, motorcycles, etc.  is helpful and tends to be given additional consideration  

 

Must have a valid driver's license with a good driving record.

 

Must be eligible to work in the United States.

Actively Involved in your Development

Program participants will work with a mentor

  • Mentors will be an FMC staff member who is in the middle to upper/senior management ranks

  • The mentor will stay in close contact with the program participant to answer questions and provide guidance, especially in the first weeks of employment

 

Benefits

We offer a competitive hourly rate of pay. Students will be considered “part time employees” as far as benefits, but will still be paid overtime when working over 40 hours per week.

 

Fontaine is a member of the Marmon Group / Berkshire Hathaway family of companies. 

 

To Apply

Apply through your school career site. Or, fill out the application here. Include a cover letter and resume. 

  • Your cover letter should describe your background and whatever experience you may have. 

  • Attach your cover letter to, or paste into, your application.

  • Your cover letter should also include three clearly defined reasons why we you should be considered for our program. 

  • Be sure to coordinate your interest in our Co-Op and Internship program with your university advisor