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Stantec Civil Engineering Student, Water (Summer 2021) in St. John's, Newfoundland

At Stantec, we approach every water and natural resource project we undertake—whether at the local, regional, or watershed level— thoughtfully, and execute it with excellence across all project phases. We partner with our clients to design fit-for-purpose solutions that address their communities’ unique needs throughout the water infrastructure lifecycle. Our experts lead their fields and guide our work with scientific rigor, an innovative spirit, and a vision for growth. We’re a place where you can apply your passion and collaborate with top talent on work that’s critical to our clients, our communities, and the industry at large.

Your opportunity

Our Water group is seeking a Co-op Student to join our team in the St. John’s, NL (Kelsey Dr) office.

Your Key Responsibilities

Assisting the engineers/designers in a variety of field and office assignments, including:

  • conceptual, preliminary, and detailed designs of municipal infrastructure

  • cost estimating

  • report writing

  • water and wastewater modeling

  • construction site inspection

  • surveying

Typical projects include design, tendering support, and construction administration for:

  • pumping stations

  • water distribution

  • sewage conveyance

  • water/wastewater treatment

  • stormwater management

  • site grading and layout

  • parking lots and roads

The successful candidate is likely to work on a variety of tasks and projects covering the categories above. Site inspection activities for a variety of different civil construction projects will also likely be required.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and take direction

  • Knowledge of design theory covering topics such as pipe flow, overland flow routing,

  • and stormwater management is a plus

  • Knowledge of provincial and federal regulations, policies, and programs is a plus

  • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel within St. John’s and surrounding area

Education and Experience

  • In progress toward earning a Bachelor's degree (minimum) in civil, water resources, or environmental engineering (or related field).

  • Specific coursework or exposure to one or more of the following: Planning, design,

  • Construction of water/wastewater infrastructure, construction management, environmental water/wastewater treatment processes, hydrology, advanced and emerging technologies.

  • Experience working in the field on construction sites and monitoring contractors is considered an asset.

Typical working environment includes stretches of field work and stretches of office work. Time spent in the field depends on current projects and varies throughout the year. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Office work involves working with computers and working at a desk for long periods of time. A typical work week is 37.5 hours.

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.

Job: Co-op/Summer/Intern Student

Primary Location: Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador-St. John's

Employee Status: Temporary

Job Level: Entry Level

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 210000RT

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