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Stantec Field Services Summer Student - Community Development (Summer 2023) in CALGARY, Alberta

Field Services Summer Student - Community Development (Summer 2023) - ( 2200040G )


Strong communities don’t just happen—they’re built. They’re creatively imagined, collaboratively planned, and readied to face tomorrow with optimism. We’re driving the future of Community Development. Our experts lead their fields, collaborating on projects that are as technically challenging as they are impactful, creative, and fulfilling. We’re a place where you can apply your passion—and find endless opportunities to help make communities more equitable, resilient, and livable.

Your Opportunity

We have an opportunity for a Field Services Student (4 Month Term) to join our Calgary Community Development group.

As a Summer Student/Coop Summer Student, you will be working on Residential, Commercial, and Institutional infrastructure projects on our Field Services Team, as part of our Community Development Business Centre. The primary responsibilities for this role are varied; however generally involve the observation, recording and reporting of construction activities for compliance with standard specifications and design intent in Calgary and in surrounding communities.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • As the successful candidate you will be working on a project Teams and be responsible for, but not limited to the following:

  • Review and interpretation of approved engineering drawings.

  • Review and cross reference of construction grade sheets for issuance to contractors.

  • Observation of infrastructure installation for compliance with specification.

  • Daily on-site construction coordination, including liaison with contractors, City of Calgary / other Municipalities staff, geotechnical consultants and construction surveyors, as well as other specialized consultants

  • Recording of all daily activity on construction projects, including material used, daily labour, equipment and site progress.

  • Review, coordination and implementation of erosion and sediment controls on active work sites.

  • Preparation of cost analysis and recommendations of costs for senior staff consideration with respect to erosion and sediment control projects.

  • Meet, review and report to the project team on construction status, issues and concerns.

  • Actively participate in the implementation of safety controls and promotion of safety in the workplace.

  • Candidates must be prepared to work extended hours and weekends.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Very attentive to details and well organized.

  • Ability to work with others on large projects and committed to teamwork, in a very fast paced and dynamic work environment.

  • Ability to solve problems using sound professional judgment, creativity, and innovation.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

Education and Experience

Undergraduate, registered in an engineering program, preferably with a Civil Engineering major, in 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of their program or an undergraduate Civil Engineering Technologist.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include long days (12 hours), with last minute schedule changes and exposure to the elements including inclement weather. A valid driver’s license (upgraded to full class 5 driver’s license, no GDL) and the ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs is a requirement for this position.

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.

Primary Location : Canada-Alberta-Calgary

Organization : BC-1165 Community Development-CA Alberta South

Employee Status : Temporary

Job Level : Entry Level

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Nov 22, 2022, 2:50:23 PM

Req ID: 2200040G

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans