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Equipment Engineer Intern Canada - KES - 2022

Location: 

Oakville, ON, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Laval, Quebec, CA

Requisition ID: 131842 

Job Level: Internship 

Department: Equipment 

Market: Transportation 

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.

As an Equipment Engineer Intern, you will support Regional Construction & Mining operations. This position is responsible for the planning, scheduling, budgeting, utilization and reliability of a construction and mining equipment fleet.  The position will deal with day to day as well as long term issues related to an equipment fleet.  The position’s main focus will be to improve equipment reliability as well as implement, monitor, audit, and manage preventative maintenance programs.  

The anticipated start date for this internship is January 2022 or May 2022. 

District Overview

As an Equipment Engineer Intern, you will support Regional Construction & Mining operations. This position is responsible for the planning, scheduling, budgeting, utilization and reliability of a construction and mining equipment fleet. The position will deal with day to day as well as long term issues related to an equipment fleet.  The position’s main focus will be to improve equipment reliability as well as implement, monitor, audit, and manage preventative maintenance programs.  

For this internship, students will work with Kiewit Equipment Services (KES) to ensure profitability of Kiewit projects through improved equipment utilization and mechanical reliability by providing world-class equipment and services.

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. 

We will keep your regional preferences in mind when determining your location of work, but please be aware that it is also based on business needs

Responsibilities

  • Understand and comply with all federal, state, and company health, safety, and environmental requirements
  • Material handling and procurement 
  • Create and maintain tool/filter lists and documentation 
  • Inspections of equipment and parts
  • Logistics management and communication 
  • Long/short range equipment planning, scheduling, and budgeting
  • Planning and paperwork processing to prepare for critical lifts 
  • Use reliability and failure analysis data to increase equipment availability and reliability
  • Establish and maintain communications between all levels of supervision and management
  • Support of craft maintenance technicians – ordering parts, manage inventory, schedule crews, and manage quality and safety
  • Specialty projects as needed.

Qualifications

  • Ability to travel or relocate as needed 
  • Ability to work full time during one of the following semesters: January-May, May-August, or January-August. 
  • Currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET), Diesel Technology, or Automotive Technology 
  • 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.

Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position requires an individual to be fully vaccinated by a Health Canada-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.


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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