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Field Engineering Assistant (Student) - OLRT

Ottawa, Ontario
Internship, Co-op

Field Engineering Assistant (Student) - OLRT

Location: Ottawa

Type of position: Current Opportunity

At EllisDon, we're constantly pushing the limits - propelling ourselves toward bigger and better opportunities, while exploring new market sectors and services. So it only seems natural that we'd hire people who have their own voice and aren't afraid to use it. They follow a path of continuous learning with an innovative spirit that leads them to be recognized as leaders in the industry. We hire these types of people knowing they are as diverse as we are, and they come on board because they share our core values. Then we simply give them the freedom to take their career (and EllisDon) further.

General Overview

Picture the Possibilities

Are you a passionate, dedicated professional who values excellence? The Ottawa Light Rail Transit project is looking for you! Join our team as we work towards delivering Ottawa's most significant infrastructure project in over 100 years.

Reporting to OLRT's Construction Management Team, the successful candidates will be responsible for providing engineering support to various segments of the OLRT Project. This position is ideal for a student who is currently enrolled in a Civil, Mechanical, &/or Electrical Engineering program.

This is a full time position for a term of eight (8) (September 2016 to April 2017) months, located in Ottawa, Ontario.

In the position of Field Engineering Assistant (Student) - OLRT, we would ask you to do the following:

  • Coordinate onsite engineering activities as directed by the Field Engineer and the Superintendent
  • Maintain RFI records and communicate the required information to the relevant parties
  • Assist with the preparation of regular progress reports, including records of site construction progress to date
  • Coordinate with subcontractors as required under the direction of the Field Engineer and Superintendent
  • Conduct site investigations as required and submit reports to Quality
  • Assist with the coordination of project administrative functions, shop drawing control, change order control, trade tendering, purchasing, and general office requirements
  • Assist with the organization and maintenance of project files, records, systems and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

Sounds challenging and exciting right? Here are a few of the attributes and experience you need to be successful in this position:

  • Must be a current Civil Engineering student at an accredited college or university; enrollment in a co-op or internship program is preferred
  • Completion of 2nd or 3rd year studies preferred
  • Proficiency with the MS Office suite is required
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with one or more of the following:
  • Reading and understanding engineering drawings
  • Working in a construction environment
  • MS Project
  • Primavera
  • AutoCAD

Go ahead and be yourself. We'll pay you for it! Apply today at www.ellisdon.com

Accommodation for Applicants with disabilities will be made during the recruitment process when requested.

We are an equal opportunity employer. While only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview, be sure to continually check our website for other related positions as they are posted.