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Stantec Civil / Environmental Engineering Co-op Student in YELLOWKNIFE, Northwest Territories

Civil / Environmental Engineering Co-op Student - ( 2200004D )


We create great places and the connections that get people and goods moving—whether by car, bus, train, plane, or their own two feet. Working within the context of the communities we serve, we provide planning, engineering, and infrastructure management services that fit the needs of our clients and improve the overall transportation experience. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.

Your Opportunity

We currently have an opening for a Junior Civil / Environmental Co-op / summer student in our Yellowknife, NT office. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting data collection and analysis, surveying, field reviews during construction, and design / drafting assistance in our Civil Engineering group, along with support work with our multi-disciplinary extended team in Yellowknife. The successful candidate will receive a very broad range of experiences by supporting more than one team.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Fulfilling health and safety requirements

  • Surveying

  • Data entry/administration

  • Logistical support and field work to observe construction

  • Design drafting of drawings

  • Assisting with equipment management


Your Capabilities and Credentials

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Eager to learn with a desire to take initiative

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, responsibilities, and projects and adjust to changing demands.

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Adaptability, organization, critical thinking, self-motivation, a keen willingness to learn, a love of the outdoors, wilderness and travel experience, attention to detail, succinct writing ability, and ability to multitask

  • AutoCAD Civil 3D experience

  • Trimble GPS Survey experience

  • Strong MS Office Suite skills

  • Flexibility to travel and work beyond regular business hours

  • A driver’s license with clean driving record and vehicle are required

  • Additional skills or training, such as current First Aid training, is an asset but is not required

Education and Experience

The successful candidate must be a high school graduate currently enrolled in 3rd or 4th year of a university degree program in Civil or Environmental Engineering with an available 4-month co-op term starting in Spring 2022.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for periods of time. Field work included may be long days (12 hours), in challenging remote locations, last minute schedule changes, and exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Ability to lift and move items and equipment up to 50 lbs.

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-Northwest Territories-Yellowknife

Job : Co-op/Intern Year 4

Organization : BC-1449 Buildings-CA North

Employee Status : Temporary

Job Level : Entry Level

Travel : Yes, 75 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jan 13, 2022, 6:55:10 PM

Req ID: 2200004D

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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