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Stantec Engineering Internship - Community Development (Summer 2024) in FARGO, North Dakota

Engineering Internship - Community Development (Summer 2024) - ( 230003SF )


Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is looking for an intern for our Fargo, ND location to work within our solid waste group. Opportunities exist to also support other infrastructure and environmental groups in the Fargo location.

As an intern, you can expect to carry out a variety of different tasks related to engineering and construction. The primary duties for this internship position will entail data entry, preparation of engineering documents and plans, construction observation, QA/QC testing, and communication with contractors and clients. The wide variety of tasks you’ll be involved in makes every day interesting by expanding your knowledge as you gain field and office experience. In this role you can grow alongside the best in the industry to enrich your career path.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Serve internal and external clients by being responsive and reliable.

  • Safety is a priority at Stantec. Safe practices in the field and office are required by not only our interns, but by every employee.

  • Continually ask questions and grow in your relative field. Our employees will gladly answer any questions you have to provide an enjoyable and rewarding internship experience.

  • Construction observation and documentation, field testing and field measurements (construction CQA).

  • Construction progress reports and communicate with project team, contractor, and client as required.

  • Soil and water sampling.

  • Assist with drafting, computer modeling, data entry, preparation of construction plans and specifications, technical memos, and reports, as required.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills required. Customer service experience are desired.

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, take direction, and work independently.

  • Valid Driver’s License.

  • Ability to work outdoors in various weather and terrain conditions.

  • Ability to lift approximately 50 lbs. and do repetitive work such as lifting, bending, and standing for long periods of time.

Education and Experience

  • Currently pursuing or graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or related field OR an Associate’s degree in Civil Engineering Technology or related program.

  • Previous engineering internship experience is preferred.

  • Additional relevant experience is also preferred, including soil testing, surveying, drafting, and experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D and Microsoft Office

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. The position may involve extended working hours and periods of travel; including extended overnight stays out of town.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee. 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.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-North Dakota-Fargo

Work Locations :

Fargo ND

Organization : BC-2277 EnvSvcs-US Great Lakes MN

Employee Status : Temporary

Job Level : Entry Level

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Sep 21, 2023, 7:22:26 AM

Req ID: 230003SF

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