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Engineering Intern

Tulsa, OK, USA Req #7
Friday, May 29, 2020
With 13 networks in 10 major cities, Vicinity Energy is North America’s largest provider of district energy solutions, offering energy investment, infrastructure and management to municipal, commercial and institutional customers with mission-critical energy needs. Our 450+ skilled engineers, operators and energy experts have a singular dedication to our customers’ success and a relentless focus on delivering efficient energy, resilient management and operation of cooling and heating networks, the production of green energy and carbon footprint reductions for the customers and communities in which we serve.

The Engineering Intern position provides an opportunity for engineering students who are currently pursuing an engineering education to get hands on experience working with District Energy: end-to-end solutions combining heating and cooling systems or Energy Utilities: manage customers' steam production, cooling, compressed air, vacuum and power networks. This position is available to work full time during the summer of 2020 and part-time during the 2020/2021 school year and.  As an Engineering Intern you will be called upon to support a variety of engineering activitiesconduct inventory of distribution equipment and data entry and population into data distribution system. 


Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Walk down plant systems and develop “As Built” operations Piping & Instrument Diagrams (P&ID’s) 
  • Final product will be an ACAD drawing generated as part of this effort 
  • System & component identification will be integrated in this process 
  • Ability and willingness to learn plant and steam, distribution systems, operations, and maintenance activities 
  • Provide operations engineering as needed for plant & distribution performance optimization 
  • Weekly meetings with plant staff to provide updates on progress 

Required Skills, Knowledge & Experience: 

  • Currently enrolled in a technical program 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft suite of products, AutoCAD, and desire to learn and leverage new technology platforms 
  • Requires excellent time management, organization and prioritization capability and excellent communication and organizational skills 
  • Must be safety conscious, able to follow direction, and have a curious attitude 
  • Motivated and dynamic person with ability to work independently and part of a team 
  • Technically oriented 
  • Resourceful and proactive 
  • Self-starter 
  • Admit to Company required alcohol and drug screening program 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Ability to move heavy equipment and carry materials up and down stairs, 
  • Ability to climb in and out of confined spaces including manholes 
  • Candidates should be able to lift and maneuver a 50-lb load 

Vicinity North America is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. 

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Tulsa, OK, USA