Engineer Intern/Co-Op (Merritt Island, FL)- INT006

Engineer Intern/Co-Op

Position Type – Part-Time/Non-Exempt

Nelson Engineering Co. – Merritt Island, FL

Nelson Engineering Co. is an employee owned, small engineering firm  that serves a variety of markets and employs engineers in the civil, mechanical, electrical, aerospace, industrial, and environmental disciplines. We have performed work in a majority of the United States, and many international locations.

Our primary office is located in Merritt Island, Florida immediately south of Kennedy Space Center (45 minutes east of the Orlando Airport and UCF campus). We have a significant aerospace heritage and provide an ever expanding mix of engineering services to federal, county and city governments as well as commercial customers including DoD, DoE, NIST, NASA, and GSA throughout the US and other countries. We are focused on providing Client Value and exceeding our customers’ expectations.

Here at Nelson Engineering, you will obtain invaluable hands-on technical experience that you cannot learn in a classroom. Our engineers will help you to apply your textbook knowledge and create solutions for real engineering challenges. You will gain practical experience by working with experienced engineering and technical professionals and participating in challenging engineering projects.


Work tasks will vary and require flexibility and desire for diversity in the engineering field. Primary work to be performed include supporting facility condition assessments (FCA) of infrastructure systems owned by the federal government, AutoCAD drafting and developing cost estimates for design and construction projects. Typical job duties consist of 2D and 3D drafting, analyzing facility systems and equipment, writing technical reports and populating cloud-based databases. Work will be performed at our Merritt Island, FL office.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled in an engineering program at a four-year ABET  university or college with preferred targeted graduation date of May 2019 or later.
  • Only electrical, civil and mechanical disciplines will be considered.
  • Must be able to work part-time, minimum 20 hours on average each work week and have reliable transportation.
  • Verification of US Citizenship required upon job offer.

Nelson Engineering Co. is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer, dedicated to Workforce Diversity. EOE/M/F/IWD/V – Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Nelson Engineering participates in E-Verify.

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    time and the employer may discharge the employee at any time, with or without cause.
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    or by any behavior, unless the change is specifically acknowledged in writing by a corporate officer of Nelson Engineering Co..
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    American Arbitration Association, with a neutral arbitrator, instead of pursuing legal action.

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