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Thermodynamics Simulation Engineer Intern

Holladay, UtahFull-time
About the Job
We are a disruptive autonomous building controls and automation systems startup company, developing the next generation control technology for the future of smart cities, high performance, and net-zero buildings. We have a position for a thermodynamics and simulation intern that offers the opportunity to be a meaningful part of a team, develop real technology, prototype product, and solve real-world engineering and product development problems.

This is an internship position, with the potential full-time follow-on for the right candidate. Opportunity for involvement is only limited by your enthusiasm.

What You Will be Doing:
  • Energy equipment mathematical model development, thermo-physical systems modeling, and building simulation.
  • Assisting in product development and software development.

You Must Have:
  • Strong understanding of thermodynamics & heat transfer.
  • Understanding of buildings, mechanical and/or process control.
  • Strong math, numerical methods, and analysis skills.
  • Programming skills (e.g. Matlab, C++, C, Swift, etc).
  • Must be diligent and get work done… but we do respect powder days.

You Should Have:
  • Good programming skills.
  • Experience with math modeling (e.g. Matlab, Mathcad, Maple, Python, etc).
  • Fundamentals of building energy and/or mechanical systems.

It’s Helpful to Have:
  • Experience with the Swift Programming Language.
  • Experience with FEA modeling techniques.
  • Experience with EnergyPlus, or other building simulation environments.
  • Familiarity with heuristic, statistical or machine learning methods.

  • Compensated by hourly TBD based on experience.

To Apply for This Position:
  • With your introduction and resume, include a description of a project (of any type) you personally created, devised, built, managed, organized, or designed that was of your own self-initiative.
  • Also include any portfolio work, links to your code repo, personal website, etc.
About PassiveLogic

PassiveLogic builds the world's first autonomous platform for buildings. We make an infinitely configurable platform that enables users to design their own custom autonomous systems. We've reinvented the fundamental principals of automation to replace todays antiquated control logic. Our focus is democratizing automation for the average person, have an unmatched impact of energy savings, while ensuring buildings and smart cities are accessible, self-optimizing and human-centric.