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Electrical Engineer Co-Op Summer 2023 - CMTA

Company: Legence
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

CMTA, a Legence company

CMTA is one of the fastest growing engineering firms in the U.S. with nationally recognized expertise in sustainable, high performance building engineering. We are a collaborative, competitive, innovative, and energetic group of engineers and team leaders who incorporate a holistic approach towards consulting engineering, performance contracting, and zero energy projects. We focus on finding engineers whose personalities lead them to excellence, and we provide exceptional opportunities for our employees.

***This position will start May 2023 and go through Summer 2023. Our hope is that the co-op students that are hired will do multiple co-op rotations with CMTA.***

CMTA has a robust co-op program for college students pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Architectural Engineering. We offer an opportunity for students to immerse themselves for two or more semesters in the consulting engineering world. Our co-ops build industry competitive skills in a hands-on environment, all while working on a team, and being trained by Professional Engineers in AutoCAD and Revit. The skills our co-ops learn allow them to create real construction drawings for real CMTA projects.

Job Description:

This position provides a unique opportunity for hands-on training in electrical design. The ideal candidate will possess excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work well with a team and independently. Our engineers will teach the student co-op how we design and implement energy efficient measures in our buildings. This is a great opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and complex MEP projects, and become an important part of our design team.

Job Functions: (may include but are not limited to)

  • Produce detailed layout and equipment details of electrical systems of buildings,
  • Produce one-line diagrams/schematics,
  • Assist the design team in the process of assembling organized sets of drawings,
  • May assist in the data collection and/or field verification, and
  • Work in conjunction with designers and engineers to help develop all aspects of a project. Requirements:
    • Pursuing a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Architectural Engineering, preferably a sophomore (2nd year) or a junior (3rd year),
    • Strong interest in Building Systems Electrical Engineering,
    • CAD experience, preferably AutoCAD,
    • Revit experience preferred,
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills,
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel,
    • Ability to work both independently and with a team, and
    • Ability to travel locally for field work. No sponsorship available for this position.


      Financial Benefits
      • 401(k) retirement savings plan About Legence

        Legence, a Blackstone portfolio company, is an Energy Transition Accelerator--- that provides advisory services and implementation focused on financing, designing, building, and servicing complex systems in mission-critical and high performance facilities. With five decades of expertise in the built environment, Legence has a proven track record of reducing carbon emissions, implementing renewables, lowering utility costs through efficiency consumption, and making systems run better at unmatched speed and scale. To learn more about Legence and its services, visit

        Contingent Employment Statement

        Offers of employment for this role may be contingent upon successfully passing a background check and/or drug screen. Execution of screens will vary based on role requirements and Company policy. All background checks and drug screens will be done in accordance with applicable federal, state, or local law.

        Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

        Legence and its affiliate companies are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, other non-merit-based factors, and any other characteristic protected under applicable local, state or federal laws and regulations.
        EEO is the Law

        Reasonable Accommodations

        If you require assistance applying online, email Please include a description of the specific accommodations you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying. If you are selected for an interview, please notify your recruiter of your accommodation needs. All efforts to provide reasonable accommodations will be made.

        To all recruitment agencies

        Legence and its affiliate companies do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Do not forward resumes to our career's alias or employees of Legence and/or its affiliate companies. Legence and/or its affiliate companies are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Any third-party recruiting agreements for Legence and its affiliate companies may only be executed by Legence Holdings LLC's CHRO or Director of Talent Acquisition, without exception. All others are done without proper authorization and will not be honored. We will not be responsible for any fees under any third-party recruiting agreement not executed by said authority.

        Other details
        • Pay Type Hourly
        • Employment Indicator Internship
        • Required Education Bachelor's Degree
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