Mechanical Engineering Co-Op & Internship Positions

Who We Are: Established in 1911, James Posey Associates (JPA) is a mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP), fire protection (FP) engineering design and commissioning firm located in Baltimore County, Maryland. As a small business, JPA has maintained important relationships throughout its 110-year history and expanded its clientele throughout the Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC area. Our portfolio includes a wide variety of projects in the education, government, medical, research, critical-operations, historic, and cultural market sectors, including many iconic facilities with high-profile clients.  Our firm embraces progressive engineering technologies, LEED and sustainable design principles, and promotes full project collaboration through Building Information Modeling (BIM) and project management strategies.

Whether student, entry level, or seasoned, JPA is committed to mentoring and professional development aimed at assisting talented staff achieve their professional goals. The company structure fosters an environment for employees to grow at their pace. Opportunities to succeed with JPA, coupled with the firm’s collaborative environment, social stewardship, and attractive benefit package, contribute to JPA’s long history of successful staff retention.

What We’re Looking For: JPA’s Co-Op or Intern Mechanical Engineers work on a wide variety of projects and assignments, under the direction of project engineers and managers Supplemented with overall guidance from an engineering mentor, this approach ensures proper training and a well-rounded and productive co-op or internship engagement. Typical responsibilities include collaborating in a team environment providing heating and cooling load calculations; HVAC piping and duct design and layout; life-cycle cost analysis; engineering calculations; HVAC component and equipment selections; existing building site investigations; production of 3D construction drawings using Revit, AutoCAD, and other programs; coordination with other design team disciplines; contractor submittal reviews; and construction project site visits.

JPA’s ideal Mechanical Engineering Intern or Co-Op candidate should be a motivated person interested in working as part of a collaborative team to design mechanical systems for large and sophisticated projects. Past experience in building mechanical systems design is not required since you will be trained in the necessary skills. JPA’s office is located in Baltimore County near I-695 and I-795. Free parking is provided, housing may be offered, and availability of a car is recommended.

Additional Job Information:
Interns seeking Summer positions are encouraged to apply by the end of March; and for Fall, by the end of July 
Job Location: Baltimore County, MD
Classifications: Sophomore, Pre-Junior, Junior
Desired Minimum GPA: 3.0
Potential Majors: Mechanical Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Applied Engineering Technology
Interview Location(s): Virtual, On- or Off-Campus