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Intern - Kiewit Energy Canada- Winter 2023

Location: 

Calgary, AB, CA

Requisition ID: 158379 

Job Level: Internship 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Energy Canada District 

Department: Project Engineering 

Market: OGC 

Employment Type: Full Time Temporary 

Position Overview

Are you interested in a hands-on real-world learning experience directly related to the skills needed in a full-time construction career?  In this internship, you will have the opportunity to develop, participate and learn key roles and functions within construction management. 

Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we’re boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety-obsessed construction professionals to get it done right. You bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality, and an unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building the next big thing from the ground up. There’s a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won’t find anywhere else.

District Overview

Kiewit Energy Canada is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta.  We are a major industrial contractor that work on projects that involve construction of oil & gas facilities such as oilsands processing, including steam–assisted gravity drainage facilities, upgrading & refining, midstream facilities, power & co-generation, terminal projects (ex. LNG, LPG, etc.), and major mine developments.  We also have a Modular Yard facility in Edmonton, Alberta. Our engineering branch is a leading-edge division that offers innovative engineering services for our current projects and new pursuits in Canada.  Our design services group are based in Calgary and Houston offering expertise in process, piping, mechanical, electrical and civil/structural disciplines.

 

Location

One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs. 

 

Work locations may vary across Alberta & British Columbia.

Responsibilities

Field Engineering: 
•    Assist in interpretation of drawings and specifications for field crews and craft supervision 
•    Perform quantity calculations by taking measurements and determining percentage of completed/installed materials and work 
•    Assist in the preparation of work plans and work packages 
•    Assist in field surveying and work layout support including elevation, control points, and compilation of as-built data 
•    Assist in compiling, processing, and confirming daily labor timesheets 
•    Assist in the preparation of Job Hazard Analysis (JHA’s) 
•    Assist in providing solutions related to underground tunneling and construction operations 
•    Participate in jobsite safety reviews, toolbox meetings, mass safety meetings, and safety training 
•    Order and schedule material deliveries 
•    Plan, schedule, and coordinate work groups on the jobsite 
•    Supervise field operations 
 
Office Engineering: 
•    Perform material takeoffs from drawings, specifications, and other contract documents 
•    Perform basic engineering calculations and technical drafting to support field operations 
•    Assist engineers to gather and prepare data for submittal or transmittal to the customer, vendors, subcontractors, governmental agencies, and internal use 
•    Participate in the preparation of purchase orders and subcontracts, performing minor solicitations and purchasing as requested 
•    Schedule maintenance and performing updates as directed by others 
•    Assist in the maintenance of basic project recordkeeping and correspondence functions including daily reports, photographs, requests for information (RFIs), and memorandums 
•    Enter data into the job cost system and participate in reviewing cost reports with jobsite management 
•    Assist in generating change orders and as-built data to be reviewed by the Project Manager 
•    Provide field support and supervise subcontractor operations 
 
Estimating: 
•    Assist in reviewing and analyzing historical data relative to the project, incorporating various productions and costs appropriate in preparation of a bid 
•    Complete a plan and specification review for an assigned project, assessing the risk areas and bringing them to the attention of the Senior Estimator 
•    Complete material and quantity takeoffs according to bid documents

Qualifications

•    Ability to travel or relocate as needed 
•    Ability to work full-time during the winter (approximately January to April)
•    Currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in mechanical, electrical engineering, construction management or related 
•    Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in a wide-ranging climates and environments  
•    Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative 
•    Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time 
•    Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity 
•    Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt 
•    Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills 
•    Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives 
•    Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail 
•    Other common names for this role: Office Engineer Intern, Office Intern, Field Intern

Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
•    May work at various different locations and conditions may vary

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.


There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.


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