We are looking for candidates with their own unique talents! If you don't meet 100% of the preferred skills outlined in this job posting, tell us why you'd be a great fit for Urban Systems in your cover letter!
About the Opportunity
Our Kamloops office is currently looking for a capable and enthusiastic civil, mechanical or chemical engineering technology student or new graduate to join our team for a 4- or 8-month work term joining us either this summer or fall. There is flexibility within work arrangements to work from home, in the office or a combination of the two.
We understand the need for you to have meaningful work terms during your education, so we strive to create opportunities that are challenging, multifaceted and rewarding. Our goal is for you to come away with an enhanced skill set that will serve you well in your future career as a technologist. This opportunity will involve varied experience working with seasoned veterans and recent graduates alike.
Typical duties may include:
Process/Mechanical Design – assist in the design production of detailed engineering drawings for water infrastructure, including: water and wastewater pump stations and treatment facilities;
Preparation of equipment and piping layouts, process and instrumentation diagrams, as well as watermain and gravity sewer design;
Civil design and drafting associated with treatment and other infrastructure work;
Drafting detailed engineering drawings based on verbal instruction and/or hand sketches;
Preparing quantity estimates;
Ensuring quality control and verifying accuracy of your production work;
Communicating with project leaders and team members; and
Field Work –construction inspection, testing and commissioning.
Our preferred candidate is currently enrolled in an Engineering Technology program or recently graduated from an Engineering Technology program related to water (civil, mechanical, chemical) in the past year and possesses the following skills, strengths and interests:
Strong computer skills. Familiar with AutoCAD design products;
Familiarity with Civil 3D, Plant 3D or Revit would be considered an asset;
Knowledge of water and wastewater infrastructure would be considered an asset;
High attention to detail;
Proactive, able to take initiative and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
Willingness to help out where needed on a variety of projects, including general civil infrastructure design and production; and
Committed to ongoing personal and professional development.
Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, Urban Systems is an employee-owned inter-disciplinary consulting firm based in Western Canada. In business since 1975, we have over four decades of experience working with a variety of clients including all levels of government, Indigenous communities, commercial and residential land developers, and the natural resource sector. Our team of 450+ people, across multiple offices, is committed to helping build vibrant communities of all sizes, both large and small.
Our Commitment to You
At Urban Systems we make significant investments in our people, which is why we take great care to hire those who we believe will thrive in Urban Systems over the long term. We've become recognized as a workplace of choice by nurturing a unique corporate culture that sets us apart and provides:
Challenging and interesting project opportunities;
A fun workplace, where hard work accomplishes great things;
The opportunity to work with industry leading professionals in a collaborative environment;
Ongoing career development and learning; and
Meaningful rewards and recognition.
How to Apply
Urban Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create an inclusive culture for all employees. Our clients come from all walks of life and so do you. We believe that diversity and unity amongst our teams leads to building vibrant communities. If this posting describes you, please check out our website for more information and submit your resume and cover letter.
Deadline for applications: Tuesday, May 25, 2021, at 9:00 am PST.
Urban Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create an inclusive culture for all employees. Our clients come from all walks of life and so do you. We believe that diversity and unity amongst our teams leads to building vibrant communities