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Ghafari 2024 Summer Internship - Electrical Engineering (Power/Lighting/Building Systems) in Dearborn, Michigan


General Summary:

The Intern, under direction from the discipline Manager and/or project engineer, applies CAD/Revit skills and design knowledge in generating engineering design documents, digital models and databases.

Essential Job Functions:

• Create engineering documents using computer aided design (CAD) technology utilizing AutoCAD and/or Revit software.

• Work closely with engineers during design phase of a project to understand scope of the project information to determine design data needs and guidelines for the project.

• Provide limited design on documents and detail design documents with input from engineers.

• Make corrections and produce final documents for engineers review. Check for integration of sections and coordination of disciplines. Work with engineers to resolve document coordination and production problems.

• Reproduce documents upon request.

• May produce drawings and digital design models in 3D software applications.

• Deploy team oriented problem solving.

• Perform related duties as assigned.



• Currently pursuing a Bachelor or Master’s degree in an engineering discipline at an accredited university. Students should have completed at least (2) years of classes.


• Previous internship/co-op experience is a plus


Working proficiency in design software applications (Revit, AutoCAD)

• Familiarity with electrical design and analysis software (AGI32, Visual, ETAP, SKM, EasyPower)

• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

• Capable of taking initiative; able to take direction

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)


Ghafari is a global engineering, architecture, process design, consulting, and construction services firm driven to understand and meet the distinct needs of every client. For nearly forty years, we have taken a personal approach to highly technical projects in complex markets. By blending insight with technological innovation, we help clients elevate their efficiency, sustainability, and impact.

Our full-service, in-house team works together to meet the unique demands of each project. Working side by side, market experts and discipline leaders exchange insights to uncover new opportunities for efficiency. This rigorous collaboration allows us to bridge smart design with precise functionality.

Ghafari was founded on the promise of technological innovation. Today, we are recognized as a pioneer in adopting and standardizing the latest advancements in our field. We aim to remain at the forefront of our industry and create ever-smarter spaces that help clients navigate new demands within their field.

Join our team and work on forward-thinking projects around the world.

Ghafari Associates, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. If you need an accommodation due to a disability in order to use our online system to apply for a position at Ghafari Associates, LLC, you may apply for positions in the following ways:

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By fax at 313.436.8624; Attn: Human Resources

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It is Ghafari Associates, LLC’s policy not to discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a person’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability or a protected veteran, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance.

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In Office

Job ID 2023-2268

Job Location US-MI-Dearborn

Category Engineering