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Job Posting: Engineering Intern - EIT, Kenora ON

Job Id: TEC-2011921616
Job Sector: Technical Services Group

Location(s) and Position(s) Available: Ontario, Kenora - 1 position(s) available


Providing expert, innovative environmental and engineering consulting services - without surprises - is what DST Consulting Engineers Inc., A Division of Englobe, does best.  We are a multi-disciplinary firm providing comprehensive services to clients across Canada.   

DST’s nation-wide team is comprised of exceptional people in various stages of their career.  We come together each day to make the unexpected happen.  Growing our team means we are in pursuit of brilliant individuals who can rise to the challenge. 

DST Consulting Engineers Inc.'s Technical Services Group has an immediate opening for a full time permanent Engineering Intern – EIT based out of our Kenora office. 

 

Key Accountabilities/Activities

Engineering Interns are responsible for assisting Senior and Intermediate Engineering staff in the implementation of multi-disciplinary infrastructure, geosciences, remediation, groundwater and soil related projects. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Fulfilling projects in one or more of the following areas;
    • Field and Laboratory testing related to aggregates (including grain size, proctor, moisture, hydrometer, etc.), soil compaction and concrete (air content, slump, strength).
    • Designated Substances/Hazardous Materials Surveys and Waste Audits; 
    • Environmental field projects including Phase I/II/III Environmental Site Assessments, Site Remediation, Specifications and Tender Documents, Site Supervision, Demolition Consulting, Fuel Tank Audit/Management/Remediation;
    • Pre-construction surveys, vibration monitoring and damage claim assessments; and
    • Infrastructure projects including bridges, roads, tunnels, rail, water, sewer, etc. 
  • Coordinating and performing field work;
  • Interacting with clients, regulators and subcontractors regularly including presenting and discussing outcomes with clients and project teams;
  • Developing and consistently executing prescribed technical procedures, safe work practises, and work plans while completing field work;
  • Generating deliverable documentation including technical reports, summaries, data sheets, graphs, proposals, and qualification packages;
  • Participating in project management meetings;
  • Ensuring technical quality of studies and project delivery;
  • Assisting with networking initiatives to develop new business and client relationships;
  • Remaining current with new advancements in the field;
  • Working in a safe, efficient manner in accordance with all applicable regulatory requirements and contract specifications;
  • Remaining flexible to travel to various locations.

 

Qualifications

  • Degree in Civil Engineering (or similar) from a post-secondary institution;
  • 2-4 years experience in Geotechnical, project management and construction management background are assets;
  • Eligibility for Professional Engineering designation;
  • Solid understanding of provincial and federal regulatory requirements;
  • Ability to read engineering drawings and maps;
  • Strong understanding of construction activities; and
  • Valid provincial driver’s license required.

Key Attributes

  • Understanding of civil engineering and construction;
  • Ability to work independently while contributing to the team’s goals.
  • Strong technical writing skills, ability to present information concisely and clearly; 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English;
  • Proficient with use of Microsoft Office;
  • Ability to handle multi-tasking and maintain focus in a busy work place.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Must be available on occasion to work evenings and/or weekends to meet project needs. 
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently problem-solve and tackle new assignments;
  • This job is based in Waterloo but does, on occasion, require working at other locations throughout Southern and Northern Ontario for up to 1 week at a time.

How to apply

Please forward your resume and cover letter to humanresources@dstgroup.com

Subject line:  JOB #19-031

If you have a disability and require assistance or accommodation with your application, please contact Human Resources at 1-613-247-2409 or email humanresources@dstgroup.com.

DST Consulting Engineers Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship status, disability or any other legally protected status.  We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment or career development.

 

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