Flatiron Construction Corp. Intern: Field Engineer – Richmond, British Columbia Internship in Richmond, BC

Flatiron Construction Corp.

Branch Richmond BC CA

Intern: Field Engineer – Richmond, British Columbia
Richmond, BC

As an Intern with Flatiron Canada, you will be given the opportunity to apply your academic training and skills in a real-world setting….

Work and train with the industry’s finest professionals! Flatiron’s Intern Program provides challenging and rewarding work opportunities for college/university students with a passion for construction.

This is an opportunity to join one of North America’s leading transportation, energy and water infrastructure contractors. Founded in 1947, Flatiron has grown geographically over the years and now employs more than 2,500 people and builds some of the most complex and noteworthy transportation and infrastructure projects in the U.S. and Canada. With a construction volume of more than $1 billion in 2012, Flatiron develops innovative solutions to construct large-scale infrastructure for both public and private clients. Flatiron is constantly ranked in the Top 50 Contractors, Top 10 Bridge Contractors and Top 20 Transportation Contractors by leading industry publication Engineering News-Record . Flatiron was named 2013 Heavy Civil Contractor of the Year in Alberta by Merit Contractors Association and the Alberta Roadbuilders and Heavy Construction Association .

At Flatiron, we believe that our people are our greatest asset. The company is dedicated to attracting, developing and retaining future generations of leaders. Flatiron has won numerous employer awards, and was most recently named a 2013 Best Workplace in Canada by the Best Place to Work Institute and a 2013 Best Workplace for Young People in Canada by Canada’s Top 100 . Flatiron has made the list of BC’s Top Employers two years in a row.

Position: Field Engineer Intern

Work Term: 4 & 8 month work terms available

Start Date: May 2015

Location: This position has a flexible location. The successful candidate may be based at our Richmond, BC office in the Estimating Department or at a project site in Mission, BC.

Project Overview(s):
The Ruskin Dam and Powerhouse Upgrade Project based in Mission, BC will include seismically upgrading the dam and the powerhouse by constructing new piers, installing new spillway gates, constructing a two-lane bridge and powerhouse superstructure upgrade, and installing a new powerhouse crane and elevator.

Disciplines: Civil, Construction Management, Structural and/or other related disciplines

Job Description:
As an Intern with Flatiron Canada, you will be given the opportunity to apply your academic training and skills in a real-world setting. In addition, you will assist the project manager, project engineer, and the rest of the on-site construction staff in the application of principles, methods, and techniques of engineering technology by performing any combination of the following duties at a project job site.

Additional Responsibilities:
Field engineer interns will be required to have a working knowledge of the entire project, including plan interpretation, project specifications, project cost code knowledge, and the overall construction schedule. In performing any number or combination of the following tasks, you shall support published corporate policies, set a productive and consistent work example, and be responsible to follow up on all tasks assigned.

Assist with evaluation of field conditions and acceptance testing

Support quality assurance and quality control engineering materials testing

Apply survey knowledge to assist with project layout and checking of work to confirm work is in conformance with plans and specifications

Review project drawings and coordinate any design changes

Provide document control assistance for correspondence, submittals, design releases etc.

Initiate engineering design clarifications

Perform quantity tracking and productivity analysis for maximization of operation efficiency

Assist with preparing and updating project schedule and interact will all involved in scheduling decision processes

Respond to field for design clarification, and manage subcontractors field operations and verify contract payments

Provide design assistance to the project engineer for the design of temporary structures using computer aided design tools


Field engineer interns/co-ops are required to be currently enrolled in Engineering, Construction Management or a similar program at an accredited technical college or university.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Internship
Location: Richmond, BC, CA
Posted on: 2014-12-17
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