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Building Physics Intern

Harris Companies
Oakland, CA 94601
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Job Category: Intern
Req. Number: BUILD001414
Schedule: Full-Time
Posted Date: 2021-09-15
Location: Oakland, CA 520 3rd St Oakland, CA 94607, USA


Note: This internship is for Summer 2022

Your role as a Building Physics Intern

As a Building Physics Intern, you will apply environmental/ building physics knowledge gained through formal education to a professional work environment. Learn to analyze and quantify occupant comfort, energy use, carbon emissions, and operational performance. Gain exposure to a range of computational analytical tools used to numerically and graphically demonstrate impacts of physical or mechanical factors in the modelling of moisture, airflow and temperatures in the design of occupied or other sensitive environments.
  • Gain on the job experience and knowledge of building physics in the mechanical design process
  • Get a realistic job preview and explore other career opportunities within the Design + Engineering team
  • Get exposure to other departments and learn how your role impacts the business as a whole
  • Translate concepts learned in the classroom to real world experiences

What we're looking for in you
  • Must be a current student working toward degree in mechanical engineering, energy engineering, or related field.
  • Proven math, accuracy and detail-orientation skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated critical thinking, problem solving, and ability to identify problems
  • Awareness of sustainability and environmental issues

Your life at Harris

As one of the country's leading mechanical contractors, Harris offers you the best of both worlds: the stability, resources and opportunities of a national company, and the team culture, creative spirit and customer loyalty of a local business. If you thrive on variety and new challenges, we want to meet you!

From stadiums to manufacturing facilities, power plants to hospitals, concert halls to classrooms, we handle projects of all sizes and complexity from multiple regional locations across the country.

What our interns are saying

"I've developed more skills and knowledge than I can explain, and the life skills I'll take away from this experience are far greater than anything I could've imagined. Not only will I have transferable skills and knowledge to take with me, but also a network of individuals who truly care and want me to succeed."-Former Harris intern

Growth Opportunities

Check out our growth opportunities with our Design + Engineering career path options: (https://www.harriscompany.com/careers/harris-career-path-options)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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Posted: 2021-09-15 Expires: 2021-10-17

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