• Intern - Mechanical Engineering

    Job ID 2018-1384
    Job Locations
    US-NM-Los Alamos
  • Overview

    Intern – Mechanical Engineering



    Merrick & Company is seeking a college or graduate school Mechanical Engineering student for a paid summer internship for Summer 2019 at our Los Alamos, NM office. Imagine working on rewarding client projects and being exposed to unparalleled training and development opportunities!  The summer internship has a commitment of approximately mid-May through mid-August.


    This position is located in Los Alamos, a small community west of Santa Fe, NM in the scenic high desert of Northern New Mexico. Los Alamos offers access to a wealth of outdoor activities and a low crime rate.


    Job Description

    The Merrick Intern Program will provide an undergraduate or graduate student an opportunity to gain technical experience in the field of mechanical engineering.  The summer internship will provide an undergraduate or graduate student an opportunity to gain technical experience in the field of mechanical engineering. The intern will be exposed to a variety of mechanical engineering items potentially including: detailed machine design, 3D modeling in CREO (Pro/Engineer), creation of drawings in CREO (Pro/Engineer), sizing of mechanical commercial components, stress analysis of components, piping systems, HVAC/Facilities design and exposure to NQA-1 quality requirements.


    The position requires the collaboration with other disciplines, ability to interface with clients and contractors, follow schedules and budget commitments, work independently, possess good written and oral communication skills and the ability to problem solve. Must meet expectations for attendance and punctuality. Students who have recently graduated will not be considered.


    Required Experience

    • CREO (Pro/Engineer) is preferred. Solidworks, Revit, CADworx or other 3D modeling packages will be considered
    • Experience or exposure to AutoCAD is strongly preferred
    • Must be currently enrolled and entering junior year or higher of undergraduate degree or currently enrolled in grad school
    • Must be pursuing an engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from an A.B.E.T. accredited program
    • GPA of 3.0 or higher preferred
    • Previous internships in Mechanical Engineering are a plus
    • Client projects for this position require U.S. Citizenship

    Physical Requirements

    • The job requires the ability to sit for extended periods at a computer workstation.
    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Work Environment

    This job operates in a professional office environment.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as but not limited to:  computers, phones, copiers, filing cabinets, plotters and scanners.


    Additional information


    We will be accepting applications on our website for as long as this opportunity is posted. The internship hiring process may take three to four months from the first contact a candidate has with a recruiter. We expect to make offers of employment by March 2019.


    Merrick does not pay relocation fees or provide a living stipend.


    Apply on line only. No e-mail, hard copy or third party resumes accepted.


    Merrick & Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


    We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


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