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Engineering Internship (HR-3429)

Engineering Intern

Grade Level: 03 (Non-Exempt)

  • Specific Degree in Engineering (Chemical, Civil, Construction, Environmental, Electrical, or Mechanical)

Summary

Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC (Fluor-BWXT) is the U. S. Department of Energy s (DOE) contractor for the decontamination and decommissioning of the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PORTS) in Piketon, Ohio. Our site is steeped with a rich and vibrant history beginning with its construction in the early 1950 s when it was selected by the Atomic Energy Commission to expand its production of enriched uranium. Throughout the years, the mission of the plant has undergone several major changes and today it is shutdown as we take the first steps towards decontamination and decommissioning. Internship programs with Fluor-BWXT provide an exciting opportunity to spend a summer working with a team of experienced professionals dedicated to the environmental remediation of the former PORTS site.

Fluor-BWXT offers paid internships in an effort to provide students from a variety of educational disciplines the opportunity to apply traditional academic classroom learning to actual hands-on work experience. Our organization strongly believes that internships are an important resource for students, which provides them with invaluable work experience as they prepare for their professional careers.

Program Description & Application Process

Internships typically cover a twelve (12) week period, with students generally arriving in May. Fluor-BWXT offers a wide variety of opportunities that provide hands-on experience in an exciting and dynamic work environment.

  • All candidates must submit their resume, which must include a current cumulative GPA, and a one page cover letter describing their career goals and why they are interested in working for our organization.
  • Resumes will not be accepted if the Academic Degree currently being pursued does not align with the posted Internship category in which the candidate has applied.
  • Applicants must submit an official or unofficial copy of their current transcript when applying for the position. Resumes that do not include a current official or unofficial transcript will not be accepted.
  • In addition, housing arrangements are not provided or made through FBP.

Current Internship opportunities in the following areas:

  • Business Services
  • Site Project Management
  • Human Resources
  • Planning & Site-wide Integration
  • Regulatory Planning & Stakeholders Affairs (Public Affairs)
  • ESH&Q (Environmental, Safety, Health, and Quality)
  • Environmental Remediation
  • Facility Stabilization & Deactivation
  • Waste Management
  • Nuclear Safety & Engineering (NDA)
  • Nuclear Operations

These internships are designed to enable the student to gain hands-on experience while contributing to a number of exciting projects. Examples of some of the typical types of assignments include: supporting the development and integration of programs/projects, assisting in the development of sub-contract terms and conditions, participating in process improvement initiatives, analyzing proposals, assisting with public events, preparing and or reviewing estimates and reports, updating procedures and plans, and assisting with field observations.

The following skills are highly desired: intermediate/expert experience with Microsoft Office products, research skills, communications (both written and oral), presentation skills, attention to detail, and organizational skills.

Working Conditions

Works in an office environment at a normal environmental restoration atmosphere (outdated and/or abandoned facilities). Potential exposure to equipment movement hazards, dangerous chemicals/solvents or hazardous and radioactive materials if proper safety procedures are not followed.

Ability to perform sedentary to light work, exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally (any exertion of force/lifting greater than 45 pounds requires usage of a two person buddy system ), non-repetitive, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly, repetitive; performing such activities as lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, walking, grasping, kneeling, stooping, reaching. Extended periods of sitting or standing potentially up to 9 hours per day.

Ability to perform primary office duties including heavy computer usage. In some cases radiological training may be required.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. Principal duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the overall purpose of this job.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform job-related duties as requested by management. All requirements are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

Applicants for employment can initiate a request for accommodation, or obtain information concerning accommodations if contacted by the Company for an Interview.

Required Contingencies:

Pre-Employment Physical (office or field work)

Drug Screen

Background Check

Any site required training

Prospective employees must be available to start work with Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC within a reasonable time frame after acceptance of FBP s offer of employment (typically 30 days or less).

Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing law.

Applicants for employment can initiate a request for accommodation, or obtain information concerning accommodations if contacted by the Company for an Interview.

As a reminder, all candidates must apply to the position no later than close of business on January 10, 2019.

Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing law.



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