Undergraduate Process Engineer

Auckland, NZL

Undergraduate Process Engineer - ( 240002K8 )


Gain experience as a Summer Intern with Stantec and you lay the way open for a rewarding career in engineering with Stantec.

If you are in your second or third year of study at the university studying engineering, engineering science, mathematics, statistics or related qualifications then we want you to apply for an internship with Stantec. This is the perfect opportunity to work across an exciting and broad range of projects!

What we provide

  • 10-week (400 hours) internship with a structured internship program.

  • A starting salary of $27.80 per hour with the potential to progress to a permanent graduate role.

  • Work-life balance including flexible working-from-home arrangements.

  • A work culture that respects opinions and fosters inclusion and diversity.

  • Excellent support including mentors, buddies and networking opportunities to connect with countless business areas.

Scope of work

Be part of our Water Team in Auckland that specialise in water and wastewater services. The Auckland based Undergraduate Process Engineer will contribute to several projects that we’re delivering for our clients. These projects will include many facets of consulting engineering such as feasibility, planning, design, construction and commissioning. The candidate will be mentored by an experienced team of process engineers and contribute to these projects. A list of development skills that we offer include:

  • Provide input and support with Process Flow Diagram (PFD) & Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) preparation

  • Site visits to water and wastewater treatment plants to learn about how treatment processes work

  • Verification of as built P&IDs & plant layouts on site

  • Liaise with suppliers and learn about new technologies and products

  • Learning to use carbon estimation tools

  • Introduction to water and wastewater standards including drinking water guidelines

  • Learning basic Visio and AutoCAD skills

  • Report writing, proof reading skills

  • Introduction to chemical dosing, mass balance calculations, unit process design and modelling

  • Introduction to Council water standards, guidelines and typical details and how to incorporate these into engineering designs

  • Exposure to other discipline skill sets where opportunity presents such as mechanical and civil

  • Exposure to other business lines such as transportation and buildings

Type of projects/clients involvement:

  • Watercare, Wellington Water and other regional water utilities

  • Ministry of Corrections

Preferred but not limited to Chemical and Materials Engineering, Environmental Engineering

What's included in the Internship Program

Our interns will benefit from the opportunities that only a global company can provide, including:

  • Working on a variety of projects.

  • Access to our global industry network and leaders.

  • Networking opportunities with other ANZ Stantec employees.

  • Exposure to a range of local and global clients.

  • Career learning & development opportunities.

  • Access to the developing professional's network.

  • Pathway to graduate program.

The Learning and Development team will provide opportunities for interns to develop in their careers, covering topics such as:

  • Building Professional Relationships

  • Successful Goal Setting

  • Critical Thinking for More Effective Communication

  • Resilience & Wellbeing in the Workplace

  • Active Listening Skills

  • Managing Your Career Pathway

  • Introduction to Stantec Business Model


Who you are

You'll be as committed as we are to improving the world we live in, seizing the environmental challenges that we all face and coming up with solutions that will benefit generations to come. Our interns demonstrate personal leadership qualities and thrive in an environment in which they are challenged.

Who can apply

To be eligible to apply you must:

  • Be in your second or third year of study

  • Preferably have a full clean current driving licence

  • Able to commence work from mid-November 2024 to mid-February 2025 (Flexible)

About Stantec

Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.


Applications close Sunday - July 28th, 2024

Primary Location : New Zealand-Auckland-Auckland

Organization : BC-3101 Water-NZ New Zealand

Employee Status : Contract

Job Level : Entry Level

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jun 30, 2024, 2:04:23 PM

Req ID: 240002K8

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

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