Civil Engineering Intern/Trainee

August 3 2022
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories CAD/DAO, Design, Drafting, Civil engineering, Construction, Structure, Engineering, Engineering, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Vancouver, BC

Working for BBA means being part of a team of talented people who have the passion to succeed and the drive to excel in order to provide first-class service to clients.

Recognized for its extensive field experience and cutting-edge expertise, BBA has been delivering a comprehensive range of consulting engineering services for 40 years, from studies and design to commissioning and operational support. Our firm is supported by a network of offices across Canada to carry out mandates at the local, national and international levels.

BBA provides a stimulating and friendly working atmosphere. We focus on building teams with complementary talents and provide employees with a work environment conducive to developing their skills.

BBA is a Canada's Best Employer recipient from Kincentric and is part of the prestigious Platinum Club of the Best Managed Companies, which unites companies that have held onto their title for over six consecutive years. For BBA, making the list speaks to the rigour of our practices and our unique approach to employee and client relations.

To find out more about BBA, follow us on LinkedIn and connect with our talent acquisition specialists.

Type of position: Regular

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
  • Check work for accuracy and conformity.


  • 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


  • 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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