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Burns & McDonnell Drafting Intern in Chicago, Illinois

Description

The Drafting 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 Drafting 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.

Energy

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.

Global Facilities

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.

Qualifications

  • 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.

EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Computer Aided Drafting & Design Intern

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Other Locations US-MO-Saint Louis, US-TX-Houston, US-FL-Orlando, US-CA-Brea, US-NE-Omaha, US-WA-Vancouver, US-CO-Denver, US-GA-Atlanta, US-MN-Minneapolis/St Paul, US-IL-Chicago

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 191704

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