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Stantec Civil Engineering Intern in Houston, Texas

Civil Engineering Intern - ( 210002ZL )


Join a team that has been partnering with our clients for more than 100 years to improve the quality of life around the world. When it comes to energy generation and transformation as well as locks and navigation projects, we design with the next generation in mind. We operate with the strength of a $3B company paired with the agility of a specialized power and dams group, to deliver some of the most iconic and cutting edge projects around the world. This proud legacy has fostered a culture of innovation and safety, leading our team to design the world’s most impactful power and dam projects—projects vital to both local and global communities.

Your Opportunity

Stantec employs approximately 22,000 experts including engineers, consultants and construction professionals globally. As specialists in water and natural resources, Stantec employees use innovative ideas and technology to solve complex infrastructure and environmental challenges.

We are seeking qualified candidates for a Summer Engineering Internship to support the Power and Dams (P&D) business center. This is a terrific opportunity for a college senior/graduate student to support a number of exciting projects while learning important skillsets.

Our P&D team includes a multidisciplinary staff, including civil, geotechnical/geologic, and water resource engineers that specializes in the planning, analysis, design, and construction of water storage, water conveyance and hydropower projects including:

  • Embankment, Concrete & RCC Dams

  • Hydraulic Structures including Spillways and Outlet Works

  • Tunnels & Shafts for Pipelines

The Stantec internship program is a great opportunity for students to prepare for a career in engineering while getting paid. We provide real hands-on experience and project-related work opportunities to help students connect their studies into a new context - the business environment. It is an excellent opportunity to build relationships and learn from respected figures in the industry while gaining a better understanding of the big picture of things. Candidates that successfully complete the Stantec internship program are well-positioned to pursue further opportunities within the company.

Considering positions in the following locations:

  • Denver, CO

  • Sacramento, CA

  • Houston, TX

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting technical staff with various project tasks, including researching, compiling and evaluating project data, preparing reports and performing calculations for dam and tunnel design projects.

  • Assisting in project administration including writing reports, gathering information, drafting proposals, drafting correspondence, tracking project costs, and completing progress reports.

  • Performing simple calculations, computer data entry, along with some exposure to CAD, GIS, design, and cross-training.

  • Performing research and contacting vendors for information.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Good interpersonal abilities for working in a team environment.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

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

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma and enrollment in an accredited engineering program required.

  • Completion of at least 3 years of undergraduate coursework towards pursuing a degree in civil engineering (non-structural) or similar is required.

  • Post-graduate academic experience is preferred.

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 : United States-Colorado-Denver

Other Locations : United States-Texas-Houston, United States-California-Walnut Creek, United States-California-Sacramento

Job : Co-op/Intern Year 3

Organization : BC-2242 Energy-US West

Employee Status : Temporary

Job Level : Entry Level

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jan 7, 2022, 2:23:10 PM

Req ID: 210002ZL

Vaccine Policy: Beginning December 8, 2021, Stantec requires North America employees in many positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 except those for whom a reasonable accommodation has been granted because a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, as required by law.

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