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Stantec Mechanical Engineering Intern (Summer 2021) in ALBANY, New York

Mechanical Engineering Intern (Summer 2021) - ( 210000FM )


The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn’t have to be true? What if our built environment — where we live, learn, play, and conduct business — carried us forward instead?

Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future—join us!

Your Opportunity

In this position as a Co-op Student, you will have the opportunity to work as part of a team of engineers and designers on multiple projects for a range of public and private sector clients. This is a great opportunity for a motivated, energetic individual who wants to challenge their abilities in a dynamic work environment. This position is intended to be 24 hours per week but could increase to 40 depending on business conditions.

The role of a Co-op Student is to perform a variety of assignments within the mechanical discipline under the direct supervision of a Senior Designer or Engineer. Tasks may include preparing drawings and assisting with the designs of mechanical systems including but not limited to HVAC, plumbing, piping, chillers, boilers, steam, domestic water, and compressed air in industrial, pharmaceutical, commercial, education, institutional, and other types of facilities.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with and assist Building Mechanical Engineers and Designers

  • Perform engineering calculations using HVAC design software and Excel

  • Use AutoCAD and Revit to prepare HVAC and plumbing drawings and details

  • Learn to apply fundamental engineering principles to solve real-world problems

  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary project teams

  • Participate in Summer Intern Design Project with interns of other building design disciplines


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work under and meet tight deadlines

  • Ability to solve problems using sound engineering judgment, creativity, and innovation

  • Strong work ethic and motivation to learn

  • Proficiency in Microsoft (MS) Office Suite

  • Working knowledge of software programs including AutoCAD MEP and Revit

  • Working knowledge of heat transfer calculations

  • Commitment to a culture of safety

Education and Experience

Pursuing a Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university.

The candidate should have the ability to report to the office in Albany, NY or work remotely from a home office. Some field work will be required.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-New York-Albany

Work Locations :

Albany NY

Job : Co-op/Summer/Intern Student

Organization : BC-1915 Buildings-US Northeast

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Entry Level

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 1, 2021, 8:39:52 AM

Req ID: 210000FM

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans