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Fire Sprinkler Design Intern - Aero (Summer 2023)


Phoenix, AZ, US

Requisition ID: 158039 

Job Level: Internship 

Home District/Group: Aero Automatic Jet Pipe District 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Building 

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary 

Position Overview

The Design Intern is responsible for assisting in the preparation of plan submittals, maintaining document scanning and filing systems, performing administrative tasks, and learning to prepare fire sprinkler system design. 

Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we’re boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety-obsessed construction professionals to get it done right. You bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality, and an unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building the next big thing from the ground up. There’s a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won’t find anywhere else.


District Overview

A subsidiary of Kiewit Corporation, Aero Automatic Sprinkler Company is one of the Southwest’s largest and most-respected fire protection contractors.  With its roots in Phoenix, AZ, Aero also operates through branch offices in California and Colorado.  Aero offers complete services for all construction market types and any size project as well as complete testing and maintenance services.   


Aero Automatic Sprinkler Company’s main office is located in Phoenix, as well as a branch in the southern California area to meet the needs of our California clients. While our primary focus of work includes Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Texas, and Nevada, we are capable of traveling with our customers to projects across the country.


•    Assist in compiling and preparing plan submittals (shop drawings) and material submittals for review by architects, engineers, clients, and authorities having jurisdiction. 
•    Communicate with Sales, Estimating and other departments to optimize design efficiency for fabrication and installation of systems. 
•    Prepare and maintain spreadsheets, checklists, and training documents for Design and Project Management. 
•    Other job duties as assigned. 


•    Strong computer skills, with knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing software. 
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
•    Able to work from verbal or written instructions. 
•    Able to read engineer/design, architectural, and structural blueprints. 
•    Fundamental understanding of general construction methods, practices, and terminology. 
•    High level of self-discipline, motivation, and ability to operate in a team environment.
•    High school diploma or GED 
•    Preference will be given to candidates currently enrolled in a college curriculum program in Engineering or Construction Management. 
•    CAD familiarity is a plus. 

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

At Aero, we only hire the best — and our family mentality will drive you to continue to be the best. We believe in the benefits of investing in our people. Around here, you’ll constantly increase your knowledge, sharpen your skills and gain new experiences. 

At Aero Automatic Sprinkler Company, you'll learn and grow in all aspects of the fire protection business. If you want a career that can take you places, look no further.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, paid parental and maternity leave, and generous paid time off.

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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