Little Rock, Arkansas

Bernhard's core mission is delivering innovative engineering, construction, and energy solutions that empower our clients and promote a sustainable future. Bernhard is comprised of four divisions: Mechanical, Electrical, Engineering and Development, each with a distinct identity and service offerings. The intersection of our capabilities enables Bernhard to provide turnkey Energy-as-a-Service ("EaaS") solutions to our clients. At the same time, our divisions continue working in the market sectors and communities that the Company has traditionally served. Bernhard's vision is to be the leading EaaS provider in North America through delivery of excellent, high value service and innovative solutions for our clients.

Purpose and Essential Duties

The Bernhard Electrical Engineer Intern's primary purpose is to be given opportunities for practical skills, workplace experience, and greater knowledge in the Engineering Industry. Interns will be given opportunities within mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and/or commissioning. The Intern upholds Bernhard TME's owner advocacy philosophy and organizational core values.

Candidates will be responsible for working with a licensed Electrical Engineer for renovations, new construction and for energy retrofits of existing buildings. Specific responsibilities include:
  • Have a good basic understanding of the electrical fundamentals, including basic electrical calculations, such as load calculations for feeder and branch circuit sizing.
  • Have a good understanding and capabilities in the following software that is used on a regular basis: Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Electrical design of new construction projects and renovation projects in conjunction with an architect.
  • Coordinate Electrical Design requirements with Mechanical, Plumbing, and Fire Protection disciplines.
  • Ba able to perform or assist with project field surveys of Electrical systems on renovations and expansions on existing buildings.
  • Communicate in a professional and productive manner.
  • Work with senior electrical staff on project designs, and be able to take direction/ instructions, and be flexible on assignments given.
  • Ability to take ownership of design tasks and carry them out with minimal assistance.
  • Preferred experience in AutoCAD, Revit, PowerPoint
This position is Full Time, Non-Exempt, and reports to the Electrical Engineer.

Required Education, Experience and Qualifications
  • Currently working towards a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or Chemistry
  • Computer literate; knowledge of applicable software
  • Possess an in-depth combination of analytical and investigative skills
  • Ability to identify and evaluate options, implement solutions and resolve complex problems.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
Travel Requirements
  • Infrequent travel to Company or client locations. Approximately 10% of time will be spent traveling.
Physical/Work Environment Requirements

  • The ability to sit and or stand for long periods of time at a desk. The ability to walk, sit, stand, and climb on job sites as needed. The ability to lift up to 15lbs.
Don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that diverse candidates are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Bernhard, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role. Still, your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities, and participate in the e-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.

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Little Rock, Arkansas

Bernhard is one of the largest privately-owned engineering and contracting firms in the nation with 2,000 employees in 25 locations. We have a rich history of providing high quality, client-focused engineering and contracting services for clients across the nation. With 100 years of energy and infrastructure project experience, we serve healthcare, education, commercial, government, and industrial clients throughout the United States. We combine development, financing, design, construction, and operations to deliver turnkey Energy-as-a-Service solutions. By leveraging expertise across our firm, we can address our client’s needs at any and every stage. Our turnkey solutions reduce energy use, risk, and cost so that our clients can focus on their everyday work.

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