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Mechanical Design Intern

Harris Companies
Oakland, CA 94601
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Job Category: Intern
Req. Number: MECHA001413
Schedule: Full-Time
Posted Date: 2021-09-14
Location: Oakland, CA 520 3rd St Oakland, CA 94607, USA


Note: This internship is for Summer 2022

Your role as a Mechanical Design Intern

As a Mechanical Design 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.
  • Gain on the job experience and knowledge of the Mechanical/HVAC/Plumbing design process
  • Get a realistic job preview and explore other career opportunities within the Design + Engineering team
  • Get exposure to other departments and learn how your role impacts the business as a whole
  • Translate concepts learned in the classroom to real world experiences

What we're looking for in you
  • Must be a current student working toward degree in mechanical engineering, architectural engineering, energy engineering, or related field.
  • 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.

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

Growth Opportunities

Check out our growth opportunities with our Design + Engineering career path options: (https://www.harriscompany.com/careers/harris-career-path-options)

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: 2021-09-15 Expires: 2021-10-16

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