Building Automation Engineering Intern (Ref #1820-G)

  Toyon is seeking a highly capable and motivated student intern in the field of Building Automation Systems to work under the direction of senior engineering staff in our Sterling, Virginia office. The Building Automation Engineering Intern will support panel fabrication, configuration, programming, and test of state-of-the-art automation systems components, including programmable logic controllers (PLC), direct digital control (DDC), supervisor control and data acquisition (SCADA), discrete I/O, and touch panel interface equipment.  

Candidates must have completed at least their second year of a BS program in a related field, with coursework in automation systems, programming, and/or HVAC digital control. This position requires basic proficiency with information technology equipment configuration and programming. For a top-performing candidate, the summer internship may be extended to part-time during final year of school or co-op program.



We are looking for students who have many of the following attributes: 

  • Self-motivated 
  • Excellent thinking and problem solving skills 
  • Ability to work with others to conceptualize and  solve problems 
  • Ability to come up to speed on new technology and processes quickly
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of internet protocol (IP) networks
  • Familiarity with programming techniques for logic controllers
  • Experience testing or troubleshooting electrical  equipment

U.S. Citizenship Required. Ability to qualify for a US Department of Defense security clearance required.  

Toyon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability