AECOM Fire Protection Engineering Intern 2019 in Aiken, South Carolina

United States of America - South Carolina, Aiken

Job Summary

Provide support to Savannah River Remediation (SRR) as a Student Summer Intern Limited Service Employee (LSE) on the Savannah River Site (SRS), a US Department of Energy (DOE) facility in western South Carolina.

The intern will perform meaningful work in support of the organization. Guidance will be provided using SRR processes and procedures. Interns will prepare and present a final project to the SRR management team summarizing conclusions about the experience, impacts delivered and relevance for their future career.

This assignment is for the Fire Protection Engineering group. The intern will work within the Savannah River Remediation Fire Protection Organization, which is responsible for all aspects of fire protection for multiple nuclear processing facilities. Internship will include a wide variety of opportunities to support fire protection activities including fire protection system maintenance, analysis, design evaluation, and fire Protection Program implementation.

Additional Information:

The internship will run for a 12-week period from May 20, 2019 until August 8, 2019. Housing is not provided but reasonable rentals are available through the University of South Carolina-Aiken student housing office.

A 40-hour work week is set and scheduled by the individual departments. SRS utilizes various work schedules including 5/8s (8 hours/day; five days per week), 4/10s (10 hours/day; four days per week), etc. Each work day has a 30-minute lunch. Interns will be paid a competitive hourly rate; no summer interns will be assigned to shift work; overtime is not available; Interns will be paid for site holidays (Memorial Day, July 4) as applicable.

Assignments will be located in SRR facilities on the 300sq mile DOE site outside of Aiken SC. Public transportation is not available and interns will be required to arrange their own transportation. A valid Driver’s License, Registration and proof of automobile insurance is required for driving on the Savannah River Site.

If you are selected to participate in the SRR internship program, additional information will be requested such as: SRR employment application, references and official transcripts. You will be assigned to SRS General Employee Training and Drug and Alcohol test appointments before badging and commencement of assignment.

Resumes should be submitted as early as possible and will be reviewed by the selection panel in February/March 2019. All selected applicants will be contacted by March 29, 2019.

Please visit www.srremediation.com for more information. SRR is the Liquid Waste contractor at SRS and is comprised of a team of companies led by AECOM with partners Bechtel National, CH2M and Babcock & Wilcox.

Minimum Requirements

  • Candidate must be enrolled as a full-time student as a Junior, or Senior at:

  • an accredited four year university, and currently working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Protection Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering Technology, OR

  • an accredited college or university, and currently working towards a Master’s Degree in Fire Protection Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering Technology.

  • Must have a GPA of 2.5 or above.

  • Due to the nature of work, candidate must be a US Citizen

In addition:

  • Must pass General Employment Training (GET)

  • Must pass Drug and Alcohol Testing (DAT)

  • These two items will be scheduled before the intern starts work at Savannah River Site.

Preferred Qualifications

N/A

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 207464BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.