AECOM Energy Engineering Intern in Germantown, Maryland

Business Line Graduates / Interns

Position Title Energy Engineering Intern

United States of America - Maryland


Job Summary

AECOM seeks a dynamic Energy Engineering Intern with a background in energy or mechanical engineering to support a geothermal resource study for the District of Columbia. A successful applicant will work well in a diverse team of engineers, environmental scientists, geologists, and GIS engineers. The expected term for this internship is from May 2018 through August 2018.

Activities include: assessing ground source heat pump (GSHP) technologies including costs, characteristics, and overall pros/cons; managing and analyzing large datasets of ground conductivity samples, energy use, and building characteristics; and assessing opportunities for net-zero buildings and solar PV projects.

Minimum Requirements

  • Course work on ground source heat pumps (analysis, design, or construction)

  • Ability to conduct literature reviews of engineering technical data

  • Ability to analyze large and complex datasets

  • Great communication skills including excellent writing skills

  • Ability to work as an effective team member

  • Ability to work independently under direction of senior engineers

  • Mastery of Microsoft Excel

  • Work/course/project experience in Washington D.C.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems in a diverse team setting

  • Experience with federal, state, or city energy policy and/or planning

  • Experience with geographic information systems (GIS) projects and software (ArcGIS)

  • Experience with electricity consumption data and weather data

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Intern / Student

Requisition/Vacancy No. 184168BR

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.