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Mechanical Engineering Intern - Buildings (Summer 2024) - Rochester

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27d ago

🚀 Summer Internship


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Summer Internship



  • In this position as an Intern, you will have the opportunity to work as part of a team of engineers and technologists on multiple projects for a range of public and private sector clients. This is a great opportunity for a motivated, energetic individual who wants to challenge their abilities in a dynamic work environment.
  • The role of an Intern is to perform a variety of selected tasks and assignments to continue to develop knowledge and skills within the mechanical discipline. Assignments will require good technical understanding of the basics. Work performed will be under the direct supervision of a Senior Technician or Engineer.
  • An Intern will perform a variety of tasks which may include preparing drawings and assisting with the plans and designs of mechanical systems including but not limited to HVAC, plumbing, piping, chillers, boilers, steam / condensate, hot / cold domestic water, and compressed air in industrial, pharmaceutical, commercial, education, institutional and other types of facilities.
  • We listen and we work with our clients to deliver projects with a focus on people. Whether the project is a renovation or upgrade, plant expansion or greenfield facility, research laboratory or corporate building, we partner with our clients to find smart, inventive, and sustainable solutions. This is the place where great ideas and rewarding careers call home. In our multidisciplinary, team-based environment, collaboration is key among a talented group of architects, engineers, interior designers, and project managers, who work together to create innovative and integrated solutions for a wide range of clients.
  • We are seeking passionate interns who possess excellent design, technical, organizational and communication skills, which will enable them to interact within a multidisciplinary team of architectural/engineering/interior design professionals. Successful interns will possess the creativity, curiosity, motivation, and skills necessary to create conceptual models and advance design ideas with a team.


  • Working understanding of CAD Standards
  • Takes initiative on tasks and in coordinating with other members of the team
  • Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Office Suite
  • Working knowledge of software programs including but not limited to AutoCAD, Revit, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Working knowledge of basic engineering calculations
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work under and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to solve problems using sound professional judgment, creativity, and innovation
  • Eager to learn with strong listening and critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Education and Experience:
  • Must be in the process of obtaining a Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university.
  • Position will primarily work in an office setting; may require some field work.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Prepare contract drawings, specifications, schedules, details and sketches from conceptual design through to construction
  • Facilitate and ensure the quality of the project deliverables
  • Follow production guidelines and project standards in the department drafting standards manual
  • Providing CAD drafting and design assistance for a wide variety of projects, from report stage through design and construction administration
  • Assisting in resolution of technical issues on construction sites
  • You will be expected to support team operations and play an integral part in the promotion of our health and safety culture
  • Coordinates with other cross discipline professionals on assigned projects


Work type

Full time

Work mode





  • Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).
  • Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.