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Stantec Mechanical Engineering Intern - Energy (Summer 2024) in CHICAGO, Illinois

Mechanical Engineering Intern - Energy (Summer 2024) - ( 240000OW )


Join a team that has been partnering with our clients for more than 100 years to improve the quality of life around the world. When it comes to hydropower, dams, navigation, and power delivery projects, we design with the next generation in mind. We operate with the strength of a $3B company paired with the agility of a specialized energy group, to deliver some of the most iconic and cutting-edge projects around the world. This proud legacy has fostered a culture of innovation and safety, leading our team to design the world’s most impactful energy projects—projects vital to both local and global communities.

Your Opportunity

We have an opportunity for a summer intern who wants to contribute to a variety of energy projects in an impactful way. As an Intern, you will work in a team environment and have exposure to water infrastructure projects which may include hydropower, dams, reservoirs, tunnels, pump stations, water and wastewater plants, water supply, distribution, etc. Candidates should be highly motivated and dependable students who are taking or have taken engineering design courses. This is a terrific opportunity for a college student to kick-start their career with a top 10 global design firm, gaining professional experience supporting exciting local, national, and international projects and work with industry-recognized engineering professionals.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting in project administration including writing reports, gathering information, drafting proposals, drafting correspondence, tracking project costs, and completing progress reports.

  • Assisting technical staff with various project tasks, including researching, compiling, and evaluating project data, preparing reports and performing calculations for hydropower and dam projects and/or tunnel design projects.

  • Performing simple calculations, computer data entry, along with some exposure to design and cross-training.

  • Performing research and contacting vendors for information.

  • Complete other engineering/administrative duties as required.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

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

  • Ability to work 40 hours a week during summer break (flexible summer start and end dates).

Education and Experience

  • In progress toward earning a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in mechanical engineering or related field

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.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-Illinois-Chicago

Organization : BC-2241 Energy-US East

Employee Status : Temporary

Job Level : Entry Level

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Feb 12, 2024, 1:54:40 PM

Req ID: 240000OW

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