Envirotect are a leading manufacturer and installer of structural Radiation Shielding and Faraday cages to the medical, construction and engineering sectors.  From our premises in Leighton Buzzard we manufacture a range of products for nationwide delivery and installation.  We are predominantly a joinery based company but work with many other materials too.

Summer Internship Opportunity for Undergraduates

Envirotect Ltd are looking for a Project Design Engineer

Envirotect Ltd are looking to fill a 3-month paid summer internship with a ‘flexible’ start. There will be a possible extension to this role depending on the design and development opportunities that are available within the company.

Company Activity:

Envirotect Ltd is a family company based in Leighton Buzzard who specialise in manufacturing and installing medical shielding mainly for MRI scanners and X-ray machines but also for other diagnostic and treatment processes.

Leighton Buzzard has good transport links. The internship will be during normal office hours from Monday to Friday.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Envirotect Ltd are looking for a project design engineer who has the ability to design a door and frame for a Radio Frequency Shielding room, which is used to form a Faraday cage for medical MRI scanners; it will be manufactured in our UK factory. This role will involve research, design, budgeting, and costing. The position will follow the project from conception through to prototyping and production.

The role will be mostly independent from other activities, focusing on the design project with regular reviews and guidance from others within the company. There will likely be further opportunities to experience more within the company depending on time and workload constraints. Knowledge about the shielding industry; which includes medical, industrial, commercial, and military will be learnt throughout the internship as well as the development of key skills such as presenting ideas, budgeting, and communicating with professionals.

Essential Requirements:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Excellent spoken English
  • Good communication
  • Problem solving
  • Work well under pressure
  • Self-motivated
  • Able to use own initiative

Preferred skills and attributes:

  • Proficiency with CAD
  • Eager to learn
  • Experience with product design
  • Working well within a team


Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire.

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