Civil Engineering Co-op Student (Fall 2020)

September 15 2020
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Engineering, Civil engineering, Construction, Structure, Engineering
Vancouver, BC
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Civil Engineering Co-op Student (Fall 2020)
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Job Description :
Your role as a Civil Engineering Co-op student will be to take part in engineering projects. You will also be responsible for ensuring the quality of professional services provided and maintaining good working relationships.

The incumbent will carry out some of the following activities:

• Participate in small to major design projects for civil structures.
• Perform calculations, both manually and with specialized software.
• Prepare and explain markups for designer/drafter about engineering design.
• Prepare sketches and drawings.
• Create 3D model for various purposes.
• Conduct research on new technology and software
• Prepare reports, specifications and tenders.
• Prepare response for questions from RFI, clients, and engineers
• Perform troubleshooting, testing, assessment, adjustment, site supervision and commissioning at client sites.
• Check work for accuracy and conformity.
• Applies the firm’s health and safety policy and takes the necessary preventive or corrective measures to perform the work safely; becomes familiar with the firm’s prevention program; and applies specific job directives.
Work Schedule :
37.5 hours/week
Skills :
• Client-oriented
• Proactive, takes initiative and possesses creative and innovative problem-solving skills
• Adaptable to various environments and situations
• Comfortable working independently and within a team
• High capacity to learn on projects
• Demonstrates commitment to health and safety
Requirements :
• Enrolled in a Civil Engineering program
• Eligible to work in Canada as a full-time employee (37.5hr/week)
• Good academic grades
• Excellent communication skills in English (both verbal and writing)
• Asset: Ability to communicate in French
• Some background in specialized software considered as a valuable asset: AutoCAD, Autodesk CIVIL 3D, Revit, Inventor, SAP2000, SAFI, MathCAD, ANSYS
• Past experience in civil structure and hydro projects considered as a valuable asset.

BBA is committed to promoting diversity and employment equity. We thank you for your interest in our firm. Please note that only those candidates selected will be contacted.
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