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Freese and Nichols, Inc. Intern - Electrical (Spring 2021) in Austin, Texas

Freese and Nichols, Inc. is a professional consulting firm serving clients across the Southwest and Southeast United States. With sustainability in mind, Freese and Nichols plans, designs and manages infrastructure projects. It is the first engineering/architecture firm to receive the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and was recently Certified as a Great Place to Work. For more information about Freese and Nichols, visit (

Primary Responsibilities:

Freese and Nichols is seeking a Spring 2021 intern for our Electrical Engineering group. The intern will contribute to projects and apply what they are learning in their college coursework. Working hours are flexible and the team will work around student’s school schedule. Intern must be majoring in Electrical or Architectural Engineering and will work in the Austin office.

Some tasks will include (but are not limited to):

• Design and draft on AutoCAD and Revit

• Edit specifications on Word

• Lighting calculations and energy code calculations

• Research on current codes and design requirements

• General power design-load calculations, laying out electrical equipment, circuiting, panel schedules

• Communicate with vendors and internal clients

• Attend site visits when possible and help with taking notes and photos

• Schedule meetings and lunch n learns

Primary Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will:

• Be pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering or Architectural Engineering

• Have a basic understanding of Electrical Engineering

• Have strong interpersonal/communication skills and good writing skills

• Proficient in Word and Excel

• Have the ability to multitask and meet deadlines

• Have a positive and proactive attitude

• Be willing to be a team player and assist with additional tasks as needed

• Have basic computer literacy and the ability to learn new computer software efficiently

• Have excellent attention to detail

• Be willing to learn, take direction, self-motivated, organizational skills, take initiative

• Be flexible. Support the team with short notice, quick turnaround project demands.

• Be able to professionally communicate with other disciplines for coordination on projects.

Freese and Nichols is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws

EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled