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Mechanical/Process Engineering Co-op Fall 2023 - Cincinnati, OH

Our MEPC consulting firm is hiring mechanical engineering summer co-ops for design and analysis projects in industrial, commercial, and institutional facilities.

Co-ops enter an in-house training and mentoring program called the “Engineer Development Program” (EDP). The EDP program structure covers technical skills and aspects of the consulting business.

  • Completed first two years toward BS mechanical or chemical engineering degree
  • Minimum 3.3 GPA
  • Completed coursework in thermodynamics and fluid dynamics
  • Strong computer skills including experience with AutoCAD/Revit/Solidworks
  • Excellent critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and research design issues with available resources
  • Curiosity to learn and grow

Co-ops will work with project engineers or designers as part of project specific teams. Team size varies depending on project size and complexity. Co-ops will be exposed to many aspects of the design process including:
  • Assist project engineers with specific design tasks
  • Assist in concept development, design and analysis for projects
  • Visit project sites to determine existing conditions and perform field related engineering services
  • Use 3D scanner to create 3D model of equipment or a facility
  • Perform heating, cooling and ventilation load calculations
  • Perform mass and energy balances
  • Make preliminary equipment selections using manufacturers' information
  • Prepare designs and details using 2D and 3D AutoCAD including piping and HVAC design, layout and sizing tasks
  • Review technical specifications
  • Prepare preliminary construction cost estimates
  • Research/learn mechanical/electrical code issues and construction methods
  • Research/learn quality control procedures
  • Exposure to construction administration
  • Attend project meetings

Co-ops report to a Mechanical/Process Department Head for training, feedback, evaluation, and schedule management.