MEP Intern - New York

WeWork is seeking an MEP Engineer intern who will work directly with the Head of Engineering to help maintain our building information database and support the development of tools/processes to be utilized by the larger engineering and design teams for the on-time delivery of WeWork sites. This position is optimal for someone who has excellent technical and communication skills and wants to learn to identify issues that the built environment will present when performing a tenant improvement project. As an Engineering intern you have exposure to high profile/high visibility projects (likely from start to finish) with Team Leads in Architecture, Interior Design, Construction, Logistics, & Operations.

WeWork design is a global team composed of experienced and talented engineers, BIM specialists, designers and architects. We are dedicated to creating exceptional co-working spaces where our members will work better together. With locations on almost all continents, this is a great opportunity to be part of one of the fastest growing startups in the world.

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Fully analyze and interpret building packages of previous and current WeWork locations

  • Collate existing building documentation and potentially advise on WeWork projects during initial due diligence phases

  • Collaborate with development and operations teams to ensure that current database with building specifications remains up-to-date

  • Incorporate understanding of local and national building codes into building standards development and project information

  • Work with internal architects, designers and BIM specialists to help develop schematic level handover packages to consultant design teams or design/build contractors

  • Independently research potential paths to improving product via such means as efficiency studies, data management platforms/tools, technological improvements, etc.


  • Bachelor's or Master's candidate in MEP Engineering discipline

  • Broad knowledge of mechanical / electrical / life safety engineering infrastructure and coordination strategy with focus on mechanical design

  • Ability to understand building MEP/architectural plans to assess how existing conditions affect layout and cost exposure

  • Understanding of construction contracts and architectural agreements, specifications etc.

  • Revit/ HVAC load modeling and analytical/research experience preferred but not required

Who You Are:

  • A self starter and do'er

  • Highly resourceful problem solver and quick learner with demonstrated ability to consistently meet deadlines while managing multiple projects simultaneously

  • Someone who is ready to get their hands dirty

  • Gets happy and excited that no two days are the same

  • Loves working with numerous people day to day

  • Never takes yourself too seriously

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