We’re a people-first organization. We value knowledge and learning. We believe in the power of connection and collaboration and we seek to build relationships that mean something. We employ some of the best and brightest in the industry and we work hard to maintain a culture that our people can be proud of.
WORKING FOR PRIMERA
Our Buildings division is a talented team of experts working together to deliver buildings and systems that perform better. We provide full-service engineering and design services for both new and existing facilities. Ever focused on providing a first-class client experience, our 30-plus-year history includes projects for school, university, healthcare, government, aviation, laboratory, campus, and municipal facilities.
WHO YOU ARE
•You’re pursuing a design major. Whether it’s architecture, landscape or interiors, you’re passionate about what you’re learning and have a strong interest in lighting design. You should also be proud of your 3.25 (or higher) GPA.
•You’re an eager student looking to gain hands-on experience working part-time in an office environment. You’re highly-motivated and looking to apply what you’ve learned in the classroom toward delivering unique solutions for real-world clients. You’re willing to commit to between 16 and 20 hours per week. Prior internship experience is a plus, but definitely not required.
•You’re a people person. You’re friendly and have a sense of humor. Connecting with people is important. You’ll work side-by-side Primera’s expert team of engineers and architects.
•You are proficient with business and engineering applications. Microsoft Office and AutoCAD proficiency are a must; Revit and AG132 is a plus.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
•You’ll apply what you’re learning. You’ll support engineers and architects in lighting design. You’ll assist with plan drafting (using CAD software and 3-D modeling) as well as field surveys and documentation. You’ll prepare sketches, technical comparisons and similar technical work.
•You’ll gain well-rounded experience. Working on all types of projects, you’ll be mentored by experts in your field to enhance your current classroom curriculum. We learn by doing, so you’ll be given a good deal of responsibility.
•You’ll be in charge of project documentation, including lighting photometric calculations, energy analysis, and fixture selection and comparison.
•You’ll enjoy what you do. You’ll work with great people, learn, grow and have a good time doing it.
SOME OF WHAT YOU’LL ENJOY
•Resume-building experience in a professional environment that can help you launch a successful engineering career
•A fun, inclusive, and collaborative environment
•The fruits of employee-led committees focused on offering engaging social, wellness and community service activities all year long
For more information about Primera please visit our website: PrimeraEng.com.
Equal Employment Opportunity Primera is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. Primera’s practices and employment decisions, including those regarding recruitment, hiring, assignment, promotion and compensation, shall not be based on any person’s race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, disability, physical handicap, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship status or other protected group as defined by law.
About Primera Engineers
Primera is a full-service engineering design and consulting firm.
Buildings. Transportation. Utilities. Across all three of these areas of expertise, our focus is singular: we want to earn clients’ satisfaction at every turn.
We are dedicated problem-solvers. Finding innovative solutions isn’t just an option for us—it’s what we do. We are relentless in our pursuit of getting it right.
Exceptional client service motivates every decision we make. We continuously prove our expertise across a range of single and multidisciplinary projects.
For us, it’s simple: projects shouldn’t be meaningful only when they are finished. There is satisfaction in the design process, and we strive to help clients experience and enjoy that satisfaction.
Founded in 1987, Primera Engineers, Ltd. (Primera) has been a longstanding leader in the engineering industry, with projects ranging from schools and roadways to healthcare facilities and utility infrastructure. With more than 200 professionals from diverse and highly skilled backgrounds, Primera is certified women-owned business enterprise (WBE) committed to dynamic design, innovative technology, and superior service.
Primera employs exp...erts in a variety of disciplines, including, mechanical, electrical, plumbing (M/E/P), structural, civil, telecommunications and power engineering, as well as protection & controls, commissioning, energy services, architecture, sustainability, life safety, lighting, transportation, power delivery, and project and construction management. Our solution-focused team is comprised of dedicated professionals with extensive industry credentials.
We pride ourselves on superior service, and that service comes from one place: our employees. We know that if we are going to maintain that level of service, we need to attract, retain and engage the best talent in the industry. Our commitment to our employees is driven by our core values of quality, teamwork, integrity and balance. Quality in the value of our designs and service. Teamwork built on respect for all. Integrity in all our personal and professional collaborations. And Balance between work and family life.
Our passion for pleasing our clients has resulted in the establishment of one of the industry’s premier Quality Management Systems—one that is ISO 9001:2008 certified. We recognize that the pursuit of quality is exactly that: a pursuit. That is why we continue to invest in programs, activities, and people that will help Primera maintain its position as a premier provider of exceptional expertise and superb service.
We are also committed to providing the programs, resources, and training necessary to send our employees home safely each day. Safety is more than just a fundamental concern for us: it is a comprehensive way of doing business.