Kiewit Corporation January 2018 Engineer Intern - Western Canada in Burnaby, British Columbia

Date: Sep 12, 2017

Location: Burnaby, BC, CA

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 69284

Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. Kiewit had 2016 revenues of $8.6 billion and employs more than 20,000 staff and craft employees.

How We’re Different

• Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record

• Named to the Best Workplaces in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute Canada for the sixth year in a row

• We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development

• Internships are a great opportunity to explore many different specialty construction and engineering areas within Kiewit and get important hands-on experience

• Our interns have meaningful relations to the industry's top talent for guidance, and have significant responsibilities in real world areas of the Kiewit organization

• Our long-standing internship program has launched many Kiewit careers, including our Chairman and CEO’s

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. http://www.kiewit.com

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

Kiewit believes in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and complies with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

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