Field/Office Engineer Intern - WCD - September 2019

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Date: Apr 17, 2019

Location: BC, CA

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 79619

District Information:
Peter Kiewit Sons ULC - A large infrastructure company with eastern and western regional head offices located in Oakville, Ontario and Burnaby, British Columbia. Project involvement includes: highways, bridges, mass transit systems, mine site development and open pit operations, hydroelectric powerhouses, wind-power plants, dams and industrial facilities. They also specialize in: grading, paving, excavation and structures.

Position Description:
Students will be working under the guidance of senior engineers, in entry-level positions that will provide a wide range of experience and responsibilities. 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

Requirements/ Qualifications:
•    Students must be working towards an engineering degree or diploma
•    Candidates must possess a strong work ethic
•    Must be able to meet deadlines and put in the time needed to get the job done
•    Strong organizational, time management
•    Effective oral and written communication skills
•    Be able to effectively carry out assigned duties in varying work environments and in different terrain (including various weather conditions)
•    Flexible with work locations – must be able to travel/relocate for the work term
•    Must have a valid driver’s license

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 
•    Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from Day One of employment
•    401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay
•    Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year
•    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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Job Segment: Intern, Engineer, Construction, Field Engineer, QC, Entry Level, Engineering, Quality

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