Intern – Fire Protection Designer (National)

Fond du Lac

Want to join an exciting high-paced highly specialized industry?  Join the Ahern Fire Protection team designing the sprinkler systems in buildings that protect and save lives.  We are a fire protection contractor that designs and installs fire protection systems in new and existing building, working with some of the biggest names in the construction industry on some of the top tier projects in town. 

Building a first class reputation in the industry since 1880 did not happen by chance. It has developed over time through our commitment to conducting business ethically and by providing continuous learning, improvement and development opportunities for our number one asset, employees.  As one of the largest Mechanical Contractors in the Midwest, J.F. Ahern can provide you with a meaningful career at a family owned company with a rich history of over 140 years.  At J.F. Ahern Company, you are more than just a number on a page, but a valuable part of the family.  It’s no wonder that over 87% of our interns rate their experience with us as well above average.  

As a Fire Protection Design Intern you will gain valuable experience and insight in what it means to design, manage, and support the installation of fire protection systems.   

We are hiring a Fire Protection Design (Sprinkler) Intern in our Fond du Lac office for Summer 2024 with the potential of working part time hours during the school year.

How you will contribute:Responsibilities include designing a variety of piping systems in accordance with applicable codes within the scope of the contract; conforming piping arrangements to meet standard product or materials usage; assisting with representing the Company in matters of project coordination, scheduling, change requests, and technical assistance; obtaining all necessary approvals and reviews of project design data; maintaining organized records of active projects; assisting the estimating and other design personnel with technical interpretation as needed; and preparing stock list in standard Company format. 

What you need to qualify:Prior experience working in AutoCAD and strong math and analytical skills is preferred. Candidates should be currently pursuing an associate or bachelor’s degree in a related field.  Knowledge of the construction industry is helpful.  Ability to work full time during the summer is required. 

What’s in it for you?Ahern offers a structured, hands on and challenging internship experience. Talented, results minded Interns step to the front of the line for full time positions. Ahern is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages veterans, women, minorities, and disabled individuals to apply.#intern


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