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CO-OP JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSSIBILITIES

Drafting/CADD

  • Intensive AutoCAD training
    • Prime and industry drafting standards
    • AutoCAD settings and tools
    • Review of previous design project examples
  • Progressive responsibilities covering all aspects of engineering document production (drawings, specifications, reports), management, and delivery
  • Problem Solving
Engineering
  • Technical research
    • Telephone
    • Internet
    • Vendor meetings
  • Design calculations
  • Specification and report preparation
  • Facility and systems design input
  • Site visits and review of project facilities to document conditions
Administrative
  • Project correspondence and documentation
  • Staff and project review meetings
  • In-house technical, administrative, and business development training sessions
  • Regular performance appraisals and suggestion forums for improvements by Prime
Work Environment
  • Professional office etiquette maintained at all times
  • Business attire Monday-Thursday, business casual Friday
  • Hours 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (lunch 12-1) with overtime as needed
  • Periodic project site visits in a construction environment
  • Co-ops work on multi-discipline project teams
  • Co-ops are assigned both Drafting/CADD and Engineering mentors
PRIME’S EXPECTATIONS OF CO-OP EMPLOYEES
  • Commitment to learning all aspects of the engineering business
  • Willingness to accept increasing levels of responsibility
PRIME CO-OP PHILOSOPHY
  • Each co-op is hired with the intention that he or she will become a full-time employee of Prime Engineering upon graduation. Throughout the co-op’s tenure, Prime will dedicate a tremendous amount of resources teaching and training and we expect, in return, for co-op employees to engage in and utilize these opportunities.
COMPENSATION / BENEFITS
  • Compensation.
    • hourly pay
    • overtime paid at 1.5 times hourly rate
    • raises based on semesters worked
  • Benefits
    • paid holidays
    • ongoing technical and business training
    • engineering mentoring
    • direct access to the principals
 
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