McKinstry Energy Program Intern in Denver, Colorado
Energy Program Intern
CO - Denver
Thank you for your interest in interning with McKinstry!
We are proud and excited to offer summer internships for 2021 across several of our different office locations and are currently seeking Energy Program Intern to join teams located in Denver, CO.
McKinstry is a national leader in designing, constructing, operating, and maintaining high-performing buildings. From new construction and ongoing operations to adaptive reuse and energy retrofits, we provide a single point of accountability that drives waste and redundancy out of the design/build construction process. Every day our teams collaborate to innovate, create, and deliver energy-efficient and cutting-edge solutions across the entire building lifecycle, to improve systems efficiency, reduce facility operational costs, and optimize profitability for our clients. We're champions for sustainability and together, we can build a thriving planet. For more information, visit our website at http://www.mckinstry.com/about .
Our B.L.U.E. ( Build, Learn, Understand, Enrich at https://spark.mckinstry.com/category/blueblog/ ) summer internship program is purposefully designed to be an authentic reflection of what it means to be an integral part of McKinstry. This is achieved through our hands-on, summer-long program structured to build a foundation of industry knowledge while personal and professional growth is facilitated through collaboration, exploration, and mentorship. From weekly "lunch & learn" sessions to our 2-day all-intern event, we believe in connecting our interns to various aspects of the company so they can truly evaluate potential career paths within the work we do. You can learn more about our internship program here at http://www.mckinstry.com/internships .
What we look for in our Energy Program Interns:
Must be pursuing or have a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Architecture, Energy & Building Systems, or a related field. Junior student standing or higher required.
Availability in Summer 2021 (May/June start until August/September depending on school); part-time availability after Summer preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Must be detail-oriented, well organized, and possess excellent follow-up skills.
Must be self–motivated, able to multi‐task, and work independently.
Ability and aptitude to read and interpret construction plans, specs, contracts, proposals, estimates, and other regularly encountered items.
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Visio required; working knowledge of SharePoint and MS Project preferred.
Willingness and ability to travel to and from job sites across the greater Denver region (mileage reimbursed)
Must be 18 years of age or older
What are our Energy Program Interns responsible for:
Supporting team and Program Managers in the various building projects including:
TSO process - transitioning buildings to sustainable operations.
AEM process - actively managing and monitoring building energy
Commissioning - building the close-out process
M&V - measuring and verifying building energy
Assisting Engineers to perform design reviews of construction documents before the construction phase.
Performing site visits and operation tests in existing buildings including static commissioning on a variety of HVAC systems for the purpose of validating completion and proper installation.
Understanding, maintaining, tracking, and operating test equipment with due responsibility.
Learning to understand the design concept and intent by reviewing mechanical construction documentation, including drawings and scheduled equipment.
Recording accurate, complete, and legible data into appropriate forms.
Working with coordinators to schedule required equipment calibrations.
Coordinating and performing assigned work by prioritizing tasks and responsibilities sensitive to project schedules and McKinstry’s expectations.
Attending and participating in meetings or discussions representing McKinstry’s best interest.
Assisting to verify the control system point-to-point, including establishing acceptance criteria, obtaining completed reports, performing verification, and spot-checking for validation.
Reviewing as-built documentation for accuracy and completeness.
Other duties as assigned
*Applications for internships will be open through February 2021 or until filled. Interviews with selected candidates will occur throughout 2021.*
The McKinstry group of companies are equal opportunity employers. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training. This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity.
McKinstry is a drug-free workplace. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol test, complying with the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act and a Confidentiality Agreement, in addition to successful outcomes of background and reference checks.