Intern - Electrical Or Mechanical Engineer

Merrick Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 2 months ago


Intern - Electrical or Mechanical Engineer


Merrick & Company is seeking a college or graduate school Electrical or Mechanical Engineering student for a paid summer internship for Summer 2021 at our Chattanooga, TN office. Imagine working on rewarding client projects and being exposed to unparalleled training and development opportunities! The summer internship has a commitment of approximately mid-May through mid-August. There is a possibility that this position could start part-time before May and could potentially go part-time after August as well.

Job Description

The Merrick Intern Program will provide an undergraduate or graduate student an opportunity, to gain an understanding of project execution, strengthen team skills, and gain technical experience in the field of mechanical and electrical and instrumentation and control (EI&C) engineering. The intern will be exposed to a variety of EI&C and mechanical engineering items potentially including: detailed power generation design, AutoCAD drafting, electrical voltage drop, short circuit and arc flash calculations, power systems analysis in ETAP, protective relaying programming, communication systems and components, sizing of mechanical commercial components, stress analysis of components, piping systems, HVAC/Facilities design, industry codes and standards, and power utilities' design change procedures .

The position requires the collaboration with other disciplines, ability to interface with clients and contractors, follow schedules and budget commitments, work independently, possess good written and oral communication skills and the ability to problem solve. Must meet expectations for attendance and punctuality. Students who have recently graduated will not be considered.

Required Experience

  • Experience or exposure to AutoCAD is strongly preferred

  • Experience with ETAP is desired

  • Must be currently enrolled and entering junior year or higher of undergraduate degree or currently enrolled in grad school

  • Must be pursuing an engineering degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from an A.B.E.T. accredited program

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher preferred

  • Previous engineering internships are a plus

  • Local or regional candidates preferred

Physical Requirements

  • The job requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer workstation.

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Position may require occasional trips to client sites, including large coal, gas, and hydro power generation plants.

  • Must be mobile in and around ladders, stairs, heavy equipment, power distribution systems and switchyards.

Work Environment

  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as but not limited to computers, phones, copiers, plotters and scanners.

  • Position may require occasional trips to client sites, including large coal, gas, and hydro power generation plants.

  • Candidate must be willing and able to comply with various safety requirements.

Additional information

Merrick does not pay relocation fees or provide a living stipend.

Apply online only. No e-mail, hard copy or third-party resumes accepted.

Merrick & Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age 40 and over, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other applicable status protected by state or local law.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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