Kiewit Energy Canada - Office/Field Engineer Intern 2020

Calgary AB
Full-Time
Posted On Mar 26 2020 Apr 25 2020

Requisition ID: 81290  

Engineering Internship/CO-OP – 2020

Position Title: Engineering Intern

Duration: 4, 8, or 12 months

Locations of Internships: North Vancouver, BC; Fort McMurray, AB; Edmonton, AB; Fort Saskatchewan, AB; Sherwood Park, AB 

Who Are We?

Kiewit Energy Canada Corp., a subsidiary of Kiewit Corporation, is a major industrial contractor based in Calgary, Alberta. Since the early 1940s, Kiewit has built projects throughout the western provinces, from British Columbia to Manitoba and the Northwest territories.

 

Our projects involve construction of oil sands processing facilities, including steam–assisted gravity drainage facilities, refinery expansions, gas plan expansions, co–generation facilities, major mine developments and pipe spool fabrication.

 

Kiewit Energy Canada currently has more than 400 staff located in a newly renovated 16,000 square feet building. We have a solid reputation with key clients serving Western Canada's oil and gas industry.

 

Why Join Us?

 

Make an Impact: Lead change in a fast paced, dynamic, and evolving industry where you can take on challenging opportunities and drive for growth where you are able to see tangible results of your hard work

Early Responsibility: Accelerate your career progression with early responsibility and leadership

Adventure and Opportunity: Improve communities across North America. You will be provided industry leading training and development opportunities to prepare you for your own cutting-edge career adventure.

 

What You Bring

 

  • You are self-motivated with potential leadership attributes while working in team settings 
  • You have the grit and resilience to overcome challenges as you are a proactive problem-solver 
  • You view change as an opportunity and an exciting time 
  • You’ve demonstrated that you have a passion to always do better than yesterday and thrive on results 
  • You view travel as an adventure and an opportunity to develop yourself and your skills
  • You are a 2nd, 3rd or 4th year student enrolled and working towards a degree in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, Science of Construction Management , Mechanical or Civil Engineering Technology or equivalent program and must be returning back to school after completing the internship term

 

What You’ll Do

This is an entry level position that performs assignment-specific engineering and construction management duties that may include any combination of the following:

 

  • Safety – participation in daily safety tours and tool box meetings
  • Estimating, pricing and bidding work
  • Contract Administration – subcontract and material contract management
  • Document control
  • Trend tracking – tracking of quantities, costs and progress curves
  • Purchasing, expediting and coordination of materials
  • Equipment and Material Management
  • Material takeoffs and material receipt inspections
  • Surveying and quantity tracking
  • Quality Control & Quality Assurance
  • Scheduling & Work plan development - Coordination between engineering and construction activities
  • Temporary structure design

 

Requirements

 

  • You are a 2nd, 3rd or 4th year student enrolled and working towards a degree in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, Science of Construction Management , Mechanical or Civil Engineering Technology or equivalent program and must be returning back to school after completing the internship term
  • Flexible with work locations – must be able to travel/relocate for the work term
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Must have the ability to communicate fluently in English orally and in writing 
  • Construction experience an asset, or classroom instruction in reading and interpreting design drawings, specifications and perform material take-off, applying labor costs and examining in process and completed work

 

About Kiewit 

As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2018 revenues of $9 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 20,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

How We’re Different

  • Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record 
  • Named to the Best Workplaces in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute Canada for the sixth year in a row 
  • Extended health, dental and vision insurance where employees can get expert support for work, life, and everything in between 
  • RRSP plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of weekly base wages 
  • Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year, in addition to statutory holidays per each province’s guidelines 
  • We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development, and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs 

 

Kiewit believes in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and complies with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

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