VTT Summer Internships 2019: Trainee for digitalisation in building sector (6058)

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Form of employment: Full time, Fixed term

Locations: Espoo, Finland

Job area: Smart energy and transport solutions

Application period: Monday, January 21, 2019 - Thursday, February 28, 2019

About us

VTT is a visionary research, development and innovation partner. We drive sustainable growth and tackle the biggest global challenges of our time and turn them into growth opportunities. We go beyond the obvious to help the society and companies to grow through technological innovations. We have over 75 years of experience of top-level research and science-based results. VTT´s turnover and other operating income is 258 M€. VTT is at the sweet spot where innovation and business come together.
VTT – beyond the obvious. www.vttresearch.com

Do you want to join to boost the digitalisation in the building sector and in the smart cities? The researchers in our Interactive Buildings -team do not just search the ways to connect technical systems, but improve the connectivity between systems, people and built environment to enable new services. Through our projects, our customers get the access to fact-based information to support them in their decision-making, for example related to resource-efficient, economical, and climate-resilient smart buildings.

With us you will be responsible for

With us you will be responsible for supporting our projects in linking information between Building Information Models (BIMs) and other management systems especially related to renovation projects. The assignments depend on the applicant's expertise and main responsibilities may include:
• Development of BIM-based energy calculation methods in building renovation domain
• Definition of IFC requirements (IDM/MVD) for energy calculation use cases
• Applying of 3D-vizualisation tools in built environment use cases
• Software development for above-mentioned topics

We expect you to have

• 4+ years of studies in University related to building or information technologies sectors
• Basic knowledge about BIM and building sector related tools, for example:
- Software products like: IDA ICE, Simplebim, Solibri Model Checker or MagiCad
- Data modelling, e.g. IFC, OWL/RDF
- Application development tools
• Knowledge of ERP-systems and cost accounting software is considered an advantage
• Fluent oral and written proficiency in English

As a person you are

As a person you are innovative and result-driven with good collaboration skills. You are motivated by learning new things, as well as sharing and improving your ideas with your colleagues.

We offer

We offer an inspiring working atmosphere and permission to surprise colleagues and our customers.
At VTT, we believe that our impact is built on scientific and technological excellence in all our work. Our people is the core of the next generation VTT. Our personnel’s wellbeing and competence development are key priorities. You will be a part of a creative and international working environment. We offer versatile, independent and challenging tasks and the needed support and coaching.

We offer a great opportunity to develop technological competences in Smart built environment together with VTT´s top experts.

For further information

For further information about the position, you can contact Teemu Vesanen, Research scientist (tel. +358 20 722 6928) on 6.2.2019 between 9-11 and 7.2.2019 between 14-16.

Make sure to apply early since interviews will start as soon as suitable candidates are found.

VTT is participating as a responsible employer in The Responsible Summer Job 2019 campaign. As a responsible employer, we commit ourselves to the principles of responsible summer job. Please read more from https://kesaduuni.org/responsible-summer-job/.

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