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Structural engineering internship - 2024

Mott MacDonald is positioned for continued expansion and career opportunities across North America and around the world, and we are excited to announce a new direction for our operations in Canada.  As part of our growing business, we are interested in hearing from enthusiastic and talented individuals who enjoy problem solving and who will contribute to a growing and successful environment by being team players.  You will join a group of seasoned professionals who are looking to develop Mott MacDonald’s presence in Canada and beyond. ​

We are looking for adaptable, self-motivated students who are excellent working both individually, as well as in a team to join us. We need you to be able to build and maintain strong relationships with both your colleagues and external clients through excellent verbal and written communication.  A strong attention to detail is essential, as well as having a methodical approach to problem solving.  We will expect you to draw on your university and employment experiences to manage your time effectively and to meet deadlines. This is a minimum 3-month internship position based out of our Calgary office. This position will be for Summer 2024.

As a Structural engineering intern, your responsibilities may include:

  • An introduction to conceptual, preliminary and detailed design
  • An introduction to site inspection, investigations and monitoring
  • Support designers and engineers in research, design, calculation, and preparation of technical reports, specifications and studies
  • Preparing conceptual and detailed AutoCAD and Civil3D design drawings for rail & transit or civil engineering design
  • Technical writing and communications
  • Project support and administration

As a structural engineering intern, you will support the delivery of major infrastructure projects which may include:

  • Large industrial natural gas distribution and metering facilities which include metal buildings, large, vibrating machinery foundations, pipe racks and other steel framing
  • Electrical substation facilities designing the steel framing and foundations supporting electrical equipment and bus
  • ​Renewable solar farm and wind turbine farm facilities. ​

Candidate Specification:

We want you to have a desire to make a difference in the world, sharing the values we believe in. Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients’ businesses, our communities and employee opportunities. In 2020, Mott MacDonald became the first company in our sector to be certified Carbon Neutral, globally.

To be considered for an internship position, you will currently be working towards a master's degree or a bachelor's degree in structural or civil engineering, from an accredited university.

We are looking for students with the following characteristics:

  • Prior relevant internships, co-ops or practical work-experience preferred
  • Methodical approach to problem solving
  • Ability to use your initiative to undertake tasks efficiently and independently
  • Having an ability to listen to others and ask clarifying questions
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and prior experience using AutoCAD and Civil3D preferred
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment with a team of professionals who are deeply committed to exceeding client expectations