Moon, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION

Michael Baker International is seeking a Fire Protection Engineering Intern to join the team in our Moon Township, PA office. Under direct supervision, the Fire Protection Engineering Intern will assist the senior fire protection personnel with the planning, design, and analysis of fire protection systems and perform life safety analysis for new and existing buildings. Types of systems include: fire sprinklers, fire pumps, high expansion foam, fire alarm and mass notification systems. Typical buildings and facilities include: office buildings, storage and warehouses, aircraft hangars, and maintenance facilities.

  • Use computer assisted engineering and design software to perform engineering tasks
  • Complete system design, including piping, valves, and device layout of sprinkler and fire/alarm notification systems
  • Perform hydraulic calculations for sprinkler and fire pump design
  • Analyze life safety requirements for buildings, including building code compliance, occupant load calculations, and egress analysis
  • Summarize submittals and contractor Requests For Information review
  • Coordinate designs with other engineering disciplines
PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Enrolled as a part-time or full-time student in good academic standing at an accredited University, College, or Technical School in pursuit of a BS in Fire Protection Engineering
  • Minimum of 3 years of completed post-secondary coursework in student's field of study
  • Minimum 2.5 overall GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Have an understanding of fire suppression systems, fire alarm systems, and life safety analysis
  • AutoCAD and/or Revit experience is a plus
  • HRS HASS calculation experience is a plus
COMPENSATION
The salary range for this position is $15.00 to $30.00 per hour. This will be dependent on the experience and expertise of the incoming candidate.

Moon, Pennsylvania

Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting has been partnering with communities since 1940 to solve their most complex infrastructure challenges with a legacy of expertise, experience, innovation and integrity.

Supported by more than 6,000 employees in 90 offices worldwide, we provide a full continuum of life-cycle engineering consulting, specialized global construction, base operations, security management, systems integration and intelligence solutions. Our clients include federal, state, and municipal governments; foreign allied governments; and a wide range of private development and other commercial partners.

 

When Michael Baker Jr. first established his engineering firm in 1940, he envisioned a company that would serve as a property surveyor or designer of roads, bridges, buildings and sewage systems, and also as a trusted, long-term partner with local communities and distant nations. His employees strove to transform communities, companies, states and even nations, adopting dual roles as both caring neighbors and innovative nation builders. Baker instilled in his employees the drive to deliver improved quality of life and the desire to make a difference.

 

Baker built a lasting legacy that today forms the foundation on which we continue to serve and grow. Today, we continue to leverage our collective expertise and experience to make the communities we serve better. We strive to make them safer, more accessible, more environmentally sustainable and more livable. We facilitate their transformation supported by differentiating innovation, technologies and dedicated employees. We are change agents, leading our partners around the world into the future.

 

Our greatest differentiator, though, is our employees who demonstrate a world-class ability to solve complex problems. That’s why we engage our people, educate and train them, develop their careers, and invest in their futures. We give them opportunities around the world to exercise and expand their skills and expertise. We reward innovation and collaboration that lead to the best solutions for our clients. As a company, We Make a Difference.

 

To most effectively serve our clients, Michael Baker International is organized into three distinct business units: Engineering & Consulting; Sallyport Global Holdings; and SC3, which are described below.

 

ENGINEERING, PLANNING AND CONSULTING

 

The Engineering, Planning and Consulting business unit encompasses the complete life-cycle of planning, environmental assessment, engineering design, construction management, and facilities maintenance for projects in more than 38 countries on five continents. We provide a full continuum of solutions for a broad range of markets, including highways, bridges, airports, rail and mass transit systems, domestic and overseas government and commercial facilities, water and wastewater infrastructure, energy infrastructure and urban planning and development.

 

Professional Services – As part of Engineering, Planning and Consulting, this business unit provides high-value, differentiated engineering and professional services around the globe, including specialized construction services, cost management support and engineering support.

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