This exciting Internship/Co-op position will be located at the Second Narrows Water Supply Tunnel project. This is new water supply tunnel under the Burrard Inlet, one of five new water supply tunnel crossings in the region. The tunnel will increase the capacity of the existing system. The structure will be approximately five meters in diameter and 1.1 kilometers in length.
This internship provides a variety of hands on experience and training needed to become an effective, well-rounded Civil Construction Engineer by exposure to both technical and office duties.
Typical responsibilities require applying critical engineering and management thinking which includes: estimating, design, scheduling, compliance review, procurement, surveying, production tracking, change order preparation, material testing and analysis, and cost report management. We are seeking professionals who are committed to safety, quality, and productivity.
Apply critical engineering and management thinking
Assist in development and implementation of safety plans
Conduct site audits and material testing and analysis
Perform inventory checks, daily field engineering tests, and cost analyses
Complete change order preparations and production tracking
Assist with drawings (method/field) estimating, scheduling, and surveying
Support with procurement and quality assurance reviews
Maintaining files and records, copying, and scanning
Process charts/graphs, designs, and proposals
Assume additional responsibilities as directed
Skills & Qualifications:
Candidate must be currently enrolled in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering & Management, or other related program at the time of their internship, as well as having completed their sophomore year
Candidates should possess leadership potential, be problem-solvers, and be able to make decisions in a fast-paced environment
AutoCAD experience preferred
Previous construction experience preferred
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use their hands and fingers to handle, feel objects, tools, or manipulate controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and construction equipment; in high, precarious places; and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock where employee must utilize the proper personal protective equipment and/or other safeguards for their protection. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.
About Our Program:
Our robust Internship and Co-op Program offers eligible university students the exciting opportunity to alternate sessions of work and school, with the added benefit of graduating with relevant work experience. This is a full-time internship requiring 40+ hours per week. The internship will take place approximately January - May 2020, but we can be flexible on start dates.