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AECOM Engineering Intern in Thornhill, Ontario

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Engineering Intern to be based in Markham or Mississauga, ON.

This position is expected to begin in July 2022.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide Quality Assurance testing and inspect structures, grading, granular, concrete, asphalt, electrical and all other construction activities.

  • Monitor the contractor's work for compliance with plans, standards and specifications prior to approving work and progress payments.

  • Identify and document construction and/or QC deficiencies (from applicable contract/standard specifications)

  • Resolve routine technical and administrative problems on a day-to-day basis and refer problems to Senior Inspectors and / or the Contract Administrator as necessary.

  • Collect and analyze data under the supervision of an experienced engineer.

  • Review contractor schedule and productivity against contractor's baseline schedule.

  • Review on-site changes and provide analysis of the change to the Contract Administrator / design engineer

  • Maintain liaison with client staff, contractor representatives, property owners and general public during construction to resolve problems.

  • Assist the field office staff (Contract Administrator and Assistant, Office Administrator) in the verification and documentation of payment quantities.

  • Maintain Inspector's Diaries, detailing contractor's work, contract progress and inspection milestones.

  • Review the acquisition and use of materials from approved sources only.

  • Review contractor’s application of and compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, adheres to WHMIS, environmental, Transportation of Dangerous Goods and Waste Management requirements.

  • Become trained in, and use a Nuclear Density Gauge for compaction testing Transport material samples from project site to area laboratory.

  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.

  • Responsible for monitoring conformance to quality, performance, specifications, and/or code requirements by performing inspection duties.

  • Performs daily field inspections and maintains inspection records.

  • Participates in punch lists, testing, and commissioning.

  • Tracks quality assurance progress.

  • Provides input to documentation for area and equipment turnovers.

Minimum Requirements

  • In pursuit of Bachelor of Engineering (or Bachelor of Applied Science in Engineering) degree

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to work with a diverse team.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy of work.

  • Ability to multi-task and be flexible and able to adapt to rapidly changing project requirements and deadlines.

  • Experience using spreadsheets, word processing, and standard office software.

Additional Details:

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Intern / Student

Requisition/Vacancy No. 268961BR

Additional Locations CA - Mississauga, ON - 1000-5090 Explorer Drive

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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