Commissioning Engineer Intern

Dade Moeller Arlington , VA 22201

Posted 2 months ago


NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, program management and environmental markets. NV5 is an ENR Top 500 firm; we offer a full range of professional services in offices throughout the U.S.

Building commissioning is a quality assurance process that involves the review, observation, testing, and optimization of building systems: heating, ventilating, air conditioning, plumbing, domestic hot water, electrical, backup power, envelope, audio-visual, communication, fire suppression, fire alarm, etc. The commissioning engineer intern will support design review, construction quality assurance, testing, issue investigation, troubleshooting, analysis, and reporting work with engineering professionals in support of our clients.

Want to understand how buildings work, help them work better, and leave your mark on the built environment? Want to solve problems and improve lives? As part of the NV5 team, interns participate and contribute to the solutions we deliver while gaining exposure to the architecture/engineering/construction industry and working shoulder-to-shoulder with talented and experienced engineers.


  • Work closely with the commissioning teams at our Arlington office and at the project sites in the DMV region.

  • Function as a member of project team and support various tasks.

  • Learn and understand building energy systems and various aspects of the design and construction process.

  • Learn and contribute to the commissioning process for new construction.

Areas of Focus:

  • Commissioning quality assurance for new construction and renovation projects.

  • Energy Efficiency audits and studies.

  • M/E/P Engineering design review, supporting studies, modeling, and field work.

  • Critical Environments supporting our museum, healthcare, data center, and laboratory clients.

  • Building Envelope analysis and field review of building enclosure systems.


  • Currently pursuing a degree in an ABET-accredited engineering program.

  • Successfully completed at least one course in thermodynamics or heat transfer.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Basic proficiency using Microsoft tools including MS Word, Outlook, and Excel.

  • Passion about the built environment, sustainability, systems thinking, and making things work better.

NV5 offers a complete and competitive benefits package.

NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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