Plumbing Engineering Intern - Available Summer 2019
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During your internship at Arup, you'll have the chance to work with some of the most highly respected engineers and specialists in the world. You'll also get the opportunity to work on exciting and significant projects, delivering quality work that has a positive and lasting influence on the community and the environment.
Responsibilities of this specific role will include, but not be limited to the following:
System load calculations to establish equipment size
Calculations for designing specific piping systems for a variety of projects
Report writing: writing summaries of the calculation methodologies employed
Giving structure to your own ideas lots of "taking a first pass" at spreadsheets, reports and analyses for discussion later rather than instruction
Attending meetings and learning from listening, asking questions and discussion
Work in close contact with other disciplines and/or vendors to gain knowledge on new subjects
Currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Civil, Sanitary Engineering, Environmental Engineering or Architectural Engineering
Minimum 3.0 GPA or higher
Coursework in fluid hydraulics/piping/fluid dynamics
Internship experience in engineering-related firm
Proven interest in the built-environment
Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team
Ability to interface with clients
Good time management habits, ability to multi-task, ability to sustain focus on long tasks
Ability to communicate thoughts and technical ideas in an accessible way
Attitude of taking initiative, enthusiasm, eagerness to learn, teamwork, creativity
Currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Mechanical, Civil, Sanitary Engineering, Environmental Engineering or Architectural Engineering
3.5 GPA or higher
EIT/ FE certification
Membership in ASPE or NFPA
Courses in sustainability
Internship with emphasis on civil/hydraulics/plumbing layouts with hydraulic calculations
Evidence of past internship or extracurricular activity in the field
Proven ability to perform in a paid work environment with intermittent supervision
Past history of technical presentations and technical writing
Intellectual curiosity and enthusiasm with respect to multidisciplinary work
Evidence of personal investment in academic or extracurricular field
Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world's most prominent projects across our industry. We offer a broad range of professional services to clients around the world that combine to make a real difference to our clients and the communities in which we work.
Delta Sky Way at LAX
LA Memorial Coliseum
The Broad Museum
LACMTA Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor
Arup will be moving to downtown Los Angeles' newest skyscraper: Wilshire Grand Center.
Arup is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment where our people are encouraged to thrive.