Mechanical Engineering Intern Job Description
Candidate will collaborate closely with CCE’s and SDED’s experienced professionals and receive valuable guidance in the process. CCE and SDED have a proven track record of helping interns gain real world experience that has better prepared them for obtaining jobs – especially in challenging times and markets.
- Have or be working on a degree in one of the STEM fields.
- Have a working knowledge of structural engineering.
- Experience or training in structural engineering as it potentially relates to support structures for solar arrays.
- Experience or training in the solar energy business specifically cost projections.
- Be passionate about addressing climate change, especially through decarbonization of the economy.
- Desire the opportunity to collaborate with and learn on the job from experienced professionals with deep knowledge of the energy sector.
- Be able to demonstrate a willingness to collaborate closely with others when required, but also perform as a motivated individual contributor.
- Be comfortable working remotely.
Candidate should be able to:
- Demonstrate strong research skills.
- Quickly learn the basics of solar energy mounting systems
- Recognize the possibilities for change that could help us more quickly achieve decarbonization while simultaneously creating value for key stakeholders, especially rate payers.
- Grasp and use language and terminology appropriate to the space.
- Help position two organizations: The Center for Community Energy (CCE) and The San Diego Energy District (SDED). This will require understanding the critical differences between the two organizations.