Burns & McDonnell CAD Intern in Chicago, Illinois
The CAD Intern will assist technical teams of architects, designers and engineers to create world class design on a variety of projects. This position will assist in developing computer-aided drafting design solutions.
Opportunities as a CAD Intern exist in multiple market segments and locations. Specific assignments and project work varies depending on the market segments and locations. Please see below for information on each market:
Aviation & Federal
Project types include airports, and aircraft maintenance hangars, to enormous central utility plants; from state-of-the-art information technology facilities to aircraft manufacturing plants, and robotic paint facilities. Design work includes power distribution systems, voice/data networks, fiber optics, security systems, and fire alarm systems.
Performs analysis and design of electrical systems for new power-generating facilities, as well as upgrades to existing facilities. Responsibilities include conceptual design, load flow / short circuit / arc-flash analysis studies, system optimization, equipment specification, electrical infrastructure design, protective relay calculations and settings, configuration, and field commissioning of electrical systems and equipment.
Project areas include on-site energy, healthcare, manufacturing, pipeline and liquid terminals and commercial architecture. Design work includes power distribution systems, instrumentation and controls, voice/data networks, fiber optics, security systems, and fire alarm systems.
Networks, Integration and Automation
Design and planning of telecommunications and wide area networks on various projects for clients in the electric utility, public safety, and transportation sectors. Utility based projects in the areas of SCADA, DA, Cyber Security, MW design, Substation communications design, Fiber ring design, Smart Grid design.
Oil, Gas & Chemical
Electrical work includes design of electrical power systems in ethanol & bio-fuels plants, chemical plants, refineries, food processing and consumer products plants. This group performs power flow & fault analysis, protective relaying studies and equipment purchasing. Construction packages are created including the design of electrical rooms, control rooms, and all aspects of providing power to the industrial clients we serve such as lighting, grounding, lightning protection, cable selection, motor control, uninterruptible power systems, low and high voltage equipment, and cable raceway design. All wiring is shown in the form of schematic diagrams, wiring diagrams, and one-line diagrams.
Transmission & Distribution
Design of high voltage (13,000 to 500,000 volt) electrical substations. Areas of design include substation layout, power system analysis and control/ relay systems for a variety of clients across the country.
Pursuit of Certificate, Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Computer-Aided Drafting.
Must be currently enrolled in good standing. Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.
Prior internship and/or related consulting experience preferred.
Actively involved in campus, community or other volunteer activities or organizations.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
Basic knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office programs, including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Demonstrated leadership skills.
Self-motivated and eager learner, aptitude to grow and develop within the field.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work, without restrictions or without need for work sponsorship, in the country where this position is located, for the duration of the internship.
Job Computer Aided Drafting & Design Intern
Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City
Other Locations US-CO-Denver, US-GA-Atlanta, US-IL-Chicago, US-TX-Dallas, US-TX-Houston
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
About Burns & McDonnell
Burns & McDonnell is making the world a better place every day. When we take on some of the world’s toughest challenges, we’re putting the industry’s best thinking to work, striving to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. Our staff of more than 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and business professionals is constantly growing.
We have offices and projects across the U.S. and around the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture, powered by 100% employee ownership, plays a major role in getting us there. Each employee brings a high level of commitment to every project. Clients have shown their appreciation of this dedication, rewarding us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. That’s pretty cool for a firm that started as a small engineering consulting shop back in 1898.
At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with hundreds of service specialties, your career and development options are endless.
Are you ready to create amazing?
Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Req ID: 191704