Building Automation Systems Internship, Spring 2017

Intern will utilize sustainability principles in monitoring building automation systems (BAS) in the context of a large urban university. The intern will work with facilities manager to continue research and operational agenda. Intern will gain knowledge of facilities in different building types and their various automation and energetic systems.

Knowledge of BAS desired.

Ideal Candidate is:

  • Minimum junior standing
  • Electrical systems, architecture, or engineering major with general understanding of mechanical/HVAC systems or industrial function and design
  • Able to read and understand engineering and architectural plans/prints
  • Familiar with AutoCAD, modeling and systems diagnosis
  • A clear and analytical communicator
  • Able to travel between campuses to collect facility  data in a safe and professional manner
  • A problem solver who can work independently

The Building Automation Systems Intern will be a member of the Sustainability Intern Cohort.  The Sustainability Internship Program (SIP) is an initiative through the Office of Sustainability that offers hands-on learning experiences that help achieve the overall mission of greater social, economic, and environmental sustainability in the campus community. The program consists of weekly seminars and field outings on a range of educational and skill building topics including: environmental and energy sustainability issues, cultural sustainability issues, institutional challenges and change management, campus structure and administration, campus sustainability programs and job readiness. The SIP requirements include: meeting weekly work plan goals, frequent meetings with project supervisor, attendance at weekly seminars and outings, blog posts, and a final poster presentation.

This position requires up to 10 hrs/week during the spring term including time in the
seminar. Students could receive internship credit hours (student must confirm with
their academic adviser).