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Stantec Civil Engineering Intern - Community Development (Summer 2023) in Independence, Iowa

Civil Engineering Intern - Community Development (Summer 2023) - ( 22000338 )


Strong communities do not just happen – they are built. They are creatively imagined, collaboratively planned and ready to face tomorrow with optimism. That is why at Stantec, we take our promise to design with community in mind straight to the heart of cities and towns all over the world. Whether we are bringing new life to an urban center, transforming a brownfield site into a valuable asset or developing a new place for families to grow, or repowering America with a solar development, we balance the needs of today with a passion for tomorrow.

Your Opportunity

Stantec is now accepting resumes for Summer 2023 Civil Engineering interns within our Community Development Group in multiple locations throughout the Midwest. As an intern, you will work in a team environment and have exposure to community development projects that may include renewable energy, urban design and planning, roadways, park and recreation design, multi-use trail and pathway design, traffic engineering, landscape architecture, assessment and rehabilitation, infrastructure design, water and wastewater conveyance, and storm water management. We provide efficient solutions that are environmentally responsible, functional, and technically sound. Our structure cultivates career growth and provides opportunities as unique as you are. Some positions may require remote work with housing and meal per diems covered by Stantec.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Use technical and communication abilities to complete the civil component of a wide variety of projects in a dynamic design team setting.

  • Inspect construction sites for compliance with project documents and engineering principals

  • Assist with preparation of plans and specifications, reports, and other project deliverables

  • Attend meetings on an as needed basis

  • Complete detailed reports as required

  • Procure permits and other approvals from various agencies

  • Communicate effectively with construction and engineering staff, clients, and other project stakeholders

  • Assist with CAD drafting and design, and preparation of construction documents


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word & Excel)

  • Requires understanding of basic AutoCAD Civil 3D

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Strong interest in community development engineering disciplines

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and take direction

  • Ability to work independently

  • Must have a vehicle, good driving record, and valid driver’s license

Education and Experience

  • In progress toward earning a bachelor’s degree (minimum requirement) in civil engineering, structural engineering, architecture, construction management or related field

  • Specific coursework or exposure to one or more of the following is desired: planning, design, construction, architecture, infrastructure, hydrology, surveying and construction management

Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather. Typical office environment working with computers and working at a desk.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Primary Location : United States-Iowa-Des Moines

Other Locations : United States-Iowa-Independence

Organization : BC-1938 CommDev-US North Central

Employee Status : Temporary

Job Level : Entry Level

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Part-time

Job Posting : Jan 3, 2023, 11:45:21 AM

Req ID: 22000338

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans