Spring 2024 Energy Services Co-op

<strong>McKenney’s has been going strong for more than seven decades. Our culture values people and ideas, and we work together to deliver the most innovative solutions to our customers. We help you grow in your career through training and support, and as an equal opportunity employer, we provide comprehensive benefits and give you a firm foundation for the future.</strong>

Atlanta, GA

McKenney's Inc.

<h4><strong>BUILDING A HIGHER STANDARD<br /></strong></h4> <p><strong><br /> Since 1948, our proven approach has ensured high-quality solutions at every stage of a building. But we know that providing the highest level of services takes the right people and a healthy environment. With this in mind, our focus is to improve the lives of our customers, employees and communities around us through all aspects of what we do.<br /> <br /> Self-performance of all trades, in-house shops and over seven decades of experience have made us the top choice in mechanical contractors, providing highly efficient mechanical systems and a full range of services that meet your unique needs.</strong></p> https://www.mckenneys.com/

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Full Time

Overview: <p>McKenney's Inc., voted one of Atlanta and Charlotte's BEST PLACES TO WORK,&nbsp;is seeking Engineering&nbsp;and Construction Management Majors who are interested in the construction industry. As an industry leading mechanical contractor, McKenney&rsquo;s has specialized in HVAC and Plumbing construction throughout the greater Atlanta area for over 70 years. At McKenney&rsquo;s&nbsp;our co-ops are an integral part of the success for our projects and the company, and we rely on and encourage their fresh ideas.</p> <p>As a co-op, you will be part of the team from day one and given training and tasks that are important and impactful to our future projects' success.&nbsp;McKenney's has a long history of success in hiring Co-ops and supporting their growth into well rounded leaders. Much of our Executive Leadership team, Operations Managers, and senior leaders started in the Co-op program.</p> <p>The responsibilities and job skills learned are primarily dependent upon the individual Co-op's drive, determination, and ability to learn and function on a multi-disciplinary project team. A typical day can range from building energy models to predict energy usage, analyzing building automation system data for operational issues, to helping run retro commissioning projects on large commercial properties.&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Co-Ops will learn varying HVAC system types, how they work, and how to optimize the operations for best efficiency.&nbsp;</li> <li>Co-Ops will work with field technicians in coordinating building optimization/retro commissioning projects.</li> <li>Co-Ops will coordinate with external vendors and subcontractors to solicit material and equipment quotes for various jobs.</li> <li>Co-Ops will regularly review construction documents.</li> <li>Co-Ops will work with the energy team to review project drawings and specifications to develop estimates and proposals.</li> <li>Co-Ops will use software tools to analyze building automation system data, build hourly energy models of commercial buildings, leveraging their system knowledge to improve building performance.</li> <li>Co-Ops will attend job site walks to capture building information, review operations for performance improvement opportunities.&nbsp;</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Candidates&nbsp;</strong><strong>must be able to complete a minimum of 2 full-time, alternating co-op rotations in Atlanta prior to their graduation. Students must be enrolled in a co-op program at an accredited engineering school majoring in an engineering degree (Mechanical or Industrial&nbsp;Engineering is typical).</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><u>KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND CHARACTERISTICS</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Self-motivated and team-orientated.</li> <li>Ability to use time productively in a fast-paced environment.</li> <li>Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.</li> <li>Must be a self-starter with ability to work well independently and as part of a team.</li> <li>Maintain a strong attention to detail.</li> <li>Ability to effectively communicate across a diverse group of people (PMs, drafting, field staff, fabrication shops, etc.).</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Moving Safety Forward, our initiative for continuous improvements in our safety culture, reminds us that we are on a journey toward a zero-incident culture. In all we do, we must work to build a partnership with our employees, customers and business associates that empowers them all with the ability to do their jobs safely.</p> <p>McKenney&rsquo;s is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. Qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to age, color, religion, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or gender identity. McKenney&rsquo;s is a smoke-free and drug-free workplace.</p>