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Stantec Mechanical Engineering Student in VANCOUVER, British Columbia

Mechanical Engineering Student - ( 210002DQ )


The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn’t have to be true? What if our built environment — where we live, learn, play, and conduct business — carried us forward instead?

Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future—join us!

Your Opportunity

We have an opportunity for an Intern Mechanical Engineer (4 to 8 Month Term) to join our Vancouver Buildings group.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare contract drawings, schematics, schedules, details, and sketches from conceptual design through to construction.

  • Produce aspects of mechanical design and drawings in REVIT, as well as in AutoCAD.

  • Assist in the design of building related mechanical systems including HVAC, Plumbing and Fire Protection systems across Canada using applicable codes, standards, and reference materials.

  • Review equipment selections, perform preliminary engineering calculations, and develop preliminary designs.

  • Facilitate and ensure the quality of the project deliverables.

  • Follow production guidelines and project standards in the department drafting standards manual.

  • Review shop drawings and other contractor submittals for compliance with construction documents.

  • Perform field surveys for drawing developments, site reviews and as recorded drawings.

  • Communicate with other team members and become familiar with Stantec standards. To complete assignments and projects in a timely manner as required by the Job Captain or supervisor.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Knowledge or familiarity using Autodesk Revit® and AutoCAD software in drafting and design of buildings related projects would be an asset.

  • Knowledge or experience with building mechanical systems would be an asset.

  • Prior experience in the construction industry would be an asset.

  • Knowledge or familiarity with National and Alberta Building Codes, plumbing codes, fire codes, energy codes and would be considered an asset.

  • Knowledge or familiarity with LEED standards, ASHRAE, ASPE and NFPA would be considered an asset.

  • Excellent verbal and written skills to communicate effectively with colleagues and staff; a “team player” approach.

  • Self-motivated and self-starter with a strong work ethic.

  • Good time management skills and able to work in a fast-paced work environment.

  • Eager to learn with strong listening and critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Education and Experience

Working towards a degree as a Mechanical Engineer from a reputable Canadian University and will complete 3rd year of engineering as of January 2022 and is available for a 4 to 8 -month internship.

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.

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 : Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver

Job : Co-op/Summer/Intern Student (Co-op/Summer Use Only)

Organization : BC-1156 Buildings-CA British Columbia

Employee Status : Temporary

Job Level : Entry Level

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Sep 28, 2021, 2:50:06 PM

Req ID: 210002DQ

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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