Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Tech Student - Fire Safety in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 308955

Directorate: Operational Systems

Division: Worker Safety & Health

Group: Safety Engineering

Job Description

This position will the support the Fire Protection group within Safety Engineering. Fire protection engineering is the application of science and engineering principles across a wide variety of disciplines using building design, prevention, and suppression systems to protect people, property, and the environment.

Interns may have an opportunity to assist the PNNL Fire Protection Engineering group in performing the following tasks:

  • Interpretation of building and fire code requirements

  • Establishing facility fire protection design requirements

  • Performing design reviews

  • Supporting the development or maintenance of building fire design analyses and assessments

  • Performing fire prevention inspections

  • Overseeing testing of new and modified fire systems:

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must be degree-seeking students enrolled at an accredited college or university. Candidates must be taking at least 6 credit hours and have an overall GPA of 2.5.

Preferred Qualifications

Pursuing a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical engineering.

Preferred Junior Status

3.25 GPA or higher is preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at

Directorate: Operational Systems

Job Category: Undergraduate Internships

Group: Safety Engineering

Opening Date: 2019-02-27

Closing Date: 2019-03-28