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Plumbing Engineering Intern (Various US Locations)

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Plumbing Engineer Intern Positions available in 2017
 
Start your career at Arup, an independent engineering and consulting firm of 13,000 people in 42 countries around the world. Founded in 1946, we are the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment, including the Sydney Opera House, the London Eye, and the Beijing National Stadium (aka the Bird's Nest). Current North American projects include Fulton Street Transit Center in NYC, California High-Speed Rail, 2015 Pan Am Games stadiums in Toronto, and the Las Vegas Observation Wheel.

During your internship at Arup, you’ll have the chance to work with some of the most highly respected engineers and specialists in the world. You’ll also get the opportunity to work on exciting and significant projects, delivering quality work that has a positive and lasting influence on the community and the environment
 
We are seeking Plumbing Engineering Interns for 2017.  As a Plumbing Engineering Intern, you will take part in the following kinds of activities:
 
• System load calculations to establish equipment size
• Calculations for designing specific piping systems for a variety of projects
• Report writing: writing summaries of the calculation methodologies employed
• Giving structure to your own ideas – lots of “taking a first pass” at spreadsheets, reports and analyses for discussion later rather than instruction
• Attending meetings and learning from listening, asking questions and discussion
• Work in close contact with other disciplines and/or vendors to gain knowledge on new subjects
 
Qualifications:
 
• Currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Civil, Sanitary Engineering, Environmental Engineering or Architectural Engineering
• 3.0 GPA or higher
• Coursework in fluid hydraulics/piping/fluid dynamics
• Internship experience in engineering-related firm
• Proven interest in the built-environment
• Ability to interface with clients
• Good time management habits, ability to multi-task, ability to sustain focus on long tasks
• Ability to communicate thoughts and technical ideas in an accessible way
• Attitude of taking initiative, enthusiasm, eagerness to learn, teamwork, creativity
 
Preferred:
 
• Master’s Degree in Mechanical, Civil, Sanitary Engineering, Environmental Engineering or Architectural Engineering
• EIT/ FE certification
• Membership in ASPE or NFPA
• Courses in sustainability
• AutoCAD drafting skills
• Internship with emphasis on civil/hydraulics/plumbing layouts with hydraulic calculations
• Evidence of past internship or extracurricular activity in the field
• Proven ability to perform in a paid work environment with intermittent supervision
• Past history of technical presentations and technical writing
• Evidence of personal investment in academic or extracurricular field
 
Arup is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Job Number: UNI00002C
Category: Public Health/Plumbing
Location:
United States

Date Posted: Aug. 23, 2016
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