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Chicago, Illinois AECOM

United States of America - Illinois, Chicago

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Energy Engineering Intern. This position can be located in any US where AECOM has a presence or conducts work.

This position is expected to begin October 2020.

At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether its improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of whats possible the worlds longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingand disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortunes Worlds Most Admired Companies 2

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 Top 500 Design Firms and #1 2019 Top 200 Environmental Firms

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2

AECOMs Energy business line provides a wide range of services from consulting and engineering design to engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) for power, energy efficiency, and renewable energy clients. As a fully accredited Energy Services Company (ESCO), we connect knowledge and experience across our global technical network to solve energys most complex challenges. Our teams integrated framework brings together a unique combination of engineers, planners, scientists, and project managers to enhance electrical system infrastructure, reduce energy use, and generate energy on-site from traditional and renewable sources.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Learn project objectives and process from AECOM project engineer.

  • Develop understanding of whats referred to as the buildings HVAC system.

  • Develop understanding of difference between an optimization project and retrofit project.

  • Join AECOM project engineer during college site visits; observe work process; maintain project journal.

  • Be part of e-mail communication loop between AECOM project engineer and other project stakeholders to be connected to project process, questions, key issues.

  • At project engineers discretion and subject to skills, be assigned discrete project support tasks (written, computational).

  • Review project draft deliverables with project engineer; be able to explain meaning and content of project deliverables.

  • Respond to project engineer written test about project objectives, process, results.

Minimum Requirements

  • Candidate must be currently pursuing a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering or Associates Degree in Building Automation Technicians.

  • Must have completed two years of study in the applicable program.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Additional information:

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to make amazing happen in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each persons potential, and well help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering

Business Line Power & Industrial

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Intern / Student

Requisition/Vacancy No. 240372BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.