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KPFF Consulting Engineers Engineering - Mechanical Internship - 1664 in Seattle, Washington

Engineering - Mechanical Internship Mechanical Engineer Intern KPFFs Special Projects Group is seeking a full-time Mechanical ENGINEER INTERN in our Seattle office. The Seattle, WA office of KPFFs Special Projects Group is seeking qualified Mechanical Engineer Interns that are ready to launch their educational experience into the professional world. The successful candidate(s) will have the opportunity to be directly involved in a wide variety of challenging projects including cranes and lifting devices, bulk material handling, ferry and vessel interface systems, industrial process systems, lock and dam gates, and high profile large movable structures. We are looking for self-motivated people who are eager to develop their design and project management skills and who are passionate about providing exceptional client service. Mechanical Engineers within KPFFs Special Projects Group enjoy the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects in an interdisciplinary environment with a group of talented and passionate engineering professionals. We use a holistic approach to project management that requires you as the Mechanical Engineer to not just provide mechanical engineering services, but to SOLVE your clients PROBLEM. This approach puts you in the role of project manager and allows you to see the big picture on every project. This is a rewarding and enjoyable place to be, giving you direct access to the client and owner. KPFF Special Projects Group has a long standing history of working with students and proudly takes part in their educational and professional development. We go beyond giving interns a glimpse into the job; we place them in the middle of it. We do this by incorporating them into a team that is ready to share their professional experience as they work on projects together. Minimum Qualifications and requirements *Currently enrolled in a BSME program *Completed 90 credits or more by the start of the 2020 summer internship *Basic knowledge of engineering fundamentals *Effective written and verbal communication *Ability to work effectively in a team environment *Strong technical and organizational abilities Preferred Requirements & Skills *Graduating senior or enrolled in a MSME program *EIT *Previous engineering intern or graduate level work experience *Knowledge in SolidWorks, AutoCAD, MS Excel, and VBA *Willingness to work on a variety of project types ABOUT KPFF With over 1,200 employees nationwide, KPFF is an engineering-focused company that is organized around the philosophy that great people thrive in an environment that enables freedom and independence while also providing the necessary amount of accountability and support. Trust and excellence are foundational values for our company. Our non-bureaucratic approach depends on passionate, trustworthy people who are dedicated to excellence in everything they do. We focus on long term stability and prudent growth by building lasting relationships, maintaining an excellent reputation, helping improve our profession, helping our clients to succeed, and providing increasing opportunities for the great people that make up KPFF. KPFF Special Projects We have recognized that there are specialized issues associated with development of certain projects, which require unique management and technical skills. The KPFF Special Projects Group was established to directly address these concerns with a unique combination of focused dedication to successful delivery via specialized project managers, a highly qualified technical staff, and a predisposition to think and act innovatively. Special Projects has offices located in Seattle & Tacoma, WA and Long Beach, CA, with a total sta