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Design Studio Intern - Mechanical Engineering

Harris Companies
Oakland, CA 94601
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Job Category: Intern
Req. Number: DESIG01101
Schedule: Full-Time
Posted Date: 2020-07-10
Location: Oakland, CA 520 3rd St Oakland, CA 94607, USA


The purpose of your role as a Design Studio Intern

As a Design Studio Intern, you will apply knowledge gained through formal education to a professional work environment including applying conceptual engineering techniques to design various types of mechanical systems. Assist with envisioning, designing, and delivering innovative design solutions that meet customer needs and increase efficiency and cost effectiveness in construction and operation.

What we're looking for in you
  • Must be a recent graduate or current student working toward degree in mechanical engineering, architectural engineering, or related
  • Basic understanding of approaches and options for implementing low energy, high performance, resilient and sustainable design for mechanical systems
  • Proven math, accuracy and detail-orientation skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated critical thinking, problem solving and ability to identify problems

Your life at Harris

As one of the country's leading mechanical contractors, Harris offers you the best of both worlds: the stability, resources and opportunities of a national company, and the team culture, creative spirit and customer loyalty of a local business. If you thrive on variety and new challenges, we want to meet you!

From stadiums to manufacturing facilities, power plants to hospitals, concert halls to classrooms, we handle projects of all sizes and complexity from multiple regional locations across the country.

Harris Design Studio

The Harris Design Studio is a dedicated team of mechanical designers, building scientists, business development and BIM/VDC modelers who bridge the unique gap customers often face between the design and construction phases on a project. Studio professionals utilize the latest design tools and practices to deliver, optimize or modify designs for construction. The Studio will not only look to optimize the sizing, routing and location of equipment and distribution systems but also ensure that the systems' controls are correctly applied and considered, to meet parameters and criteria including the climate, energy performance, aesthetic and resilience.

What our interns are saying

"I've developed more skills and knowledge than I can explain, and the life skills I'll take away from this experience are far greater than anything I could've imagined. Not only will I have transferable skills and knowledge to take with me, but also a network of individuals who truly care and want me to succeed."-Former Harris intern

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Posted: 2020-07-11 Expires: 2020-08-11

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