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Burns & McDonnell Mechanical Engineering Intern - Transmission and Distribution Pipelines (Houston) in Houston, Texas


Our Mechanical Interns are responsible for performing tasks requiring the application of standard mechanical engineering techniques and procedures. This includes standard design of mechanical systems, assisting lead engineers with various project duties, and other duties as assigned.

Opportunities as a Mechanical Intern exist in multiple market segments and locations. Specific assignments and project work vary depending on the market segments and locations. Please see below for information on each market:

Transmission & Distribution (T&D)

T&D Pipelines provides design and engineering services for pipelines and pipeline facilities within the oil and gas industry by directly pursuing regulated gas markets (i.e. the gas transmission and gas utility markets). Typical assets for gas utilities include natural gas transmission pipelines and distribution systems, metering and regulating facilities, compressor stations, and gas storage facilities.


  • Pursuit of bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited program

  • Currently enrolled, and in good standing, in a post-secondary education and/or technical certificate program in a field related to the work done in the department.

  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.

  • Prior internship and/or related consulting experience preferred.

  • Actively involved in campus, community or other volunteer activities or organizations.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Basic knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office programs, including, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills.

  • Self-motivated and eager learner, aptitude to grow and develop within the field.

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without requiring future sponsorship for employment visa status.


Job Intern

Primary Location US-TX-Houston

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: No

Req ID: 212944