Mechanical Design Engineer – Summer Intern

Posted 3 weeks ago

About the…

Company

Harris & Sloan is a structural and mechanical engineering firm with a reputation for helping clients reduce construction costs and maximize efficiency. Our approach blends collaboration, communication, and technical expertise to provide economical design options that meet long-term performance goals.

At Harris & Sloan, we tackle complex challenges, take risks and celebrate being experts in our fields. We are purpose-driven and strategic. We are committed to the long term; our legacy.

Culture (what it’s really like to work here)

At Harris & Sloan, we do things a bit differently. Our mission is to foster a culture that values critical thinking, promotes engagement, and embraces inclusion at all levels. Our culture is deliberate. We have a fun office atmosphere and we want to surround ourselves with others looking for the same thing. We are not fans of fancy job titles or org charts. We thrive on action and results and doing what is best for our clients.

As a member of our awesome team, you will be a steward of our greatest strategic asset: our people. You’ll enjoy freedom to get the job done along with plenty of guidance and support from our talented staff. If you take pride in your work, enjoy an autonomous, team-oriented environment and want to be challenged on a daily basis, Harris & Sloan is the perfect company for you.

Sacramento Office

The Sacramento office is our corporate headquarters and home base for the company at large. Our team works on all disciplines and a variety of project types throughout California and other parts of the West. With Sacramento’s self-proclamation as “America’s farm to fork capital”, the office is located near an abundance of great restaurants, fun and culture. We’re close to downtown and the vibe that goes with that. Access to major freeways makes accessibility a breeze.

The Position

We are looking for Summer Interns who are enthusiastic and have the ability to complete tasks thoroughly while juggling multiple tasks. Our interns work with our project teams to complete calculations, prepare plans & details, provide field repairs, and review contractor submittals.  Our interns do real work.  Strong organizational skills and the ability to think on your feet are a must on our team.  If you are determined, eager to learn, and looking for a firm focused on opportunity and mentorship, we invite you to apply.

Additional Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a mechanical engineering program at university level
    • Understanding of basic mechanical engineering principles
    • Design coursework in fluid mechanics and thermodynamics
  • Accurate and detailed oriented
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to multitask
  • Understanding and proficiency using Excel to complete calculations

Compensation

This is a non-exempt (hourly) position and pays a competitive hourly wage based on experience. Compensation package includes Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays.

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