Buro Happold

Plumbing/Fire Protection Intern

Job Description

Posted on: 
January 19, 2024

Buro Happold is looking for a dedicated and collaborative Plumbing/Fire Protection Intern to join our inclusive and welcoming team.

As a Plumbing/Fire Protection Intern, you will collaborate with architects and other engineers to develop creative, energy-efficient buildings that provide aesthetics to their physical surroundings and utility to their occupants. In return, we’ll help you meet your goals, respect your ideas, and foster your creativity, collaboration, and innovation.

hat we offer:

  • Hourly rate of $20 to $32 per hour depending on level of education and geographic location
  • Hybrid working & summer hours
  • Global network of experts
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Be a part of our Young Employees Forum and our Diversity and Inclusion Forum


This Plumbing/Fire Protection Intern role offers you the opportunity to:

  • Embrace the latest technologies to improve performance and sustainability
  • Undertake detailed design across plumbing and fire protection, ground sanitary/waste, and rainwater drainage
  • Ensure service and project work are carried out to an excellent standard
  • Prepare technical specifications and schedules, and design development reports and innovative design solutions

Job Requirements

To apply for this plumbing/fire protection intern role, you must be currently pursuing a degree in mechanical, civil, sanitary, environmental, or architectural engineering. We are also looking for:

  • Architectural Engineering Coursework in mechanical design, heat transfer, fluids, and/or thermodynamics
  • Familiarity with BIM modelling software, such as Revit
  • Interest and/or experience in visual programming (Dynamo, Grasshopper), coding (Python, C#), and/or open source coding projects
  • Internship experience at engineering related firm preferred, and proven interest in the built environment
  • Ability to communicate thoughts and technical ideas in an accessible manner
  • Eagerness to learn and work as part of a multidisciplinary team

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