Engineering Intern

Requisition Number:  4905
Company:  W Electric Canada Inc

Peterborough, ON, CA, K9J 6X7

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.


Mechanical Engineer Intern - Peterborough, Canada (Internship for students graduating in 2022/2023/2024) 

Your day to day: 
You will work closely with the guidance and supervision as a team member on tasks and projects under the guidance of a Senior Engineer/Designer in both Nuclear and infrastructure (Non-Nuclear) with private clients, municipalities, healthcare, and academic establishments. Your opportunity will include;
•    Assist in the design of new or revised products, equipment, installations, or processes for building services (HVAC, plumbing drainage etc.), using established engineering principles to meet functional requirements or performance specifications. 
•    Handle design problems of moderate complexity using a variety of standard engineering methods/techniques. 
•    Perform preliminary engineering calculations, produce detailed drawings 
•    Prepare bills of materials, specify or evaluate appropriate purchased components
•     Review of designs and drawings for accuracy, material selection, manufacturability.
•    Expand your knowledge of material properties and the behaviour of materials and structures under multiple load combinations.
•    Participate in key customer projects from conception to execution alongside intermediate and senior engineers.  This is a terrific opportunity to support several exciting local projects.  
•    Site visits or field work where required.
•    Perform field work (evaluation of existing sites) as directed by senior engineer/designer.
•    Participate in mechanical design including ductwork, building load calculations and equipment layouts.
•    Assist with engineering duties on projects of various degrees of complexity. 
•    Productions of CAD and/or Revit drawings
•    Assists in handling assignments of limited scope or complexity within the mechanical department.
•    May modify systems applications, designs, or prototypes to permit economical manufacturing, or meet performance specifications


You you are: 

•    Working towards a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Equivalent.

•    Will be required to consultative and communication abilities to confer with others (mainly internally), gather information and present analyses
•    Typical office environment working with computer and remaining sedentary for long periods of time


You will also have the opportunity to take part in the Westinghouse Culture and as an intern take part in specific events such as:
•    Virtual Kick Off Event: which is an opportunity for you to meet your peers and will feature a keynote address by a member of the Westinghouse executive leadership team.

•    Networking Events: During your time with Westinghouse, you will have access to numerous virtual networking and team building opportunities that will assist you in developing and cultivating superior interpersonal skills, and long-lasting relationship.

•    Virtual Coffee Breaks with Executives: You will have access to numerous weekly virtual coffee breaks with the Westinghouse Executives. These weekly sessions will be centered around an assortment of topics where you are encouraged to ask questions and gain insight.

Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

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