Civil Engineering Co-op Student, Buildings
MWH
Vancouver, British Columbia
3d ago

The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn’t have to be true?

What if our built environment where we live, learn, play, and conduct business carried us forward instead?

Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design.

From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future join us!

Your Opportunity

We have an opportunity for an Intern Civil Engineer (4 to 12 Month Term) to join our Vancouver Buildings group.

Your Key Responsibilities

As the successful candidate your responsibilities may include but are not limited to :

Preparation of AutoCAD drawings from sketches or mark-ups

Coordination of design and drawings with other disciplines

Familiarization with local codes and regulations and co-ordination of drawings with such codes

Assistance to the designers and engineers in the calculation and sizing of equipment.

Assistance to the designers and engineers in the site layout for waste disposal, waste water management and drainage.

Assistance to the designers and engineers in preparation of technical reports

Facilitate and ensure the quality of the project deliverables.

Follow production guidelines and project standards in the department drafting standards manual.

Review shop drawings and other contractor submittals for compliance with construction documents.

Perform field surveys for drawing developments, site reviews and as recorded drawings.

Communicate with other team members and become familiar with Stantec standards. To complete assignments and projects in a timely manner as required by the Job Captain or supervisor.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

Knowledge or familiarity using AutoCAD / Civil3D software in drafting and design of buildings related projects would be an asset.

Enrolled in or completed courses in wastewater and fluid mechanics as an asset.

Prior experience in the construction industry would be an asset.

Knowledge or familiarity with MMCD standards.

Excellent verbal and written skills to communicate effectively with colleagues and staff; a team player approach.

Self-motivated and self-starter with a strong work ethic.

Good time management skills and able to work in a fast-paced work environment.

Eager to learn with strong listening and critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Education and Experience

Working towards a degree as a Civil Engineer from a reputable Canadian University and will complete 3rd year of engineering as of May 2019 and is available for a 4 to 12-month internship.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us.

Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job : Co-op / Summer / Intern Student

Primary Location : Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver

Employee Status : Regular

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