Civil Engineering Summer Student

Reporting to the Manager of Engineering, the successful candidates will be assisting the Public Works Department with several key engineering and road construction functions.

Posting Date

Closing Date

What you’ll do

  • Assist with and perform topographic surveying and construction layout using GPS and Total Station technologies
  • Conduct site reviews and inspection services on County road construction projects
  • Assist with the organization and maintenance of project files and records
  • Collect and process traffic data
  • Other engineering related duties as assigned.

What you’ll need to succeed

  • Must be a current Civil Engineering student at an accredited college or university; enrollment in a co-op or internship program is preferred
  • A valid G or G2 Ontario Driver’s License with a clean driving record, and access to a reliable vehicle, as travel may be required periodically
  • C.S.A. approved safety boots
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively; both oral and written
  • Self-motivated with the ability to function independently and as part of a team
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with one or more of the following:
    • Reading and understanding engineering drawings
    • Working in a construction environment
    • General working knowledge of various survey equipment including construction level, GPS
    • equipment and Total Station
    • Computer proficiency with a working knowledge in AutoCAD 2018, Autodesk Civil 3D and MS Office
  • Availability to work 35 hours per week with a typical work week being Monday through Friday and occasional overtime as required.


This is a student position funded by Canada Summer Jobs program. To be considered for this position, all applicants must meet the following program eligibility criteria as required by Canada Summer Jobs. Please review the eligibility requirements below:

To be eligible, youth must:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the beginning of the employment period*;
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment**; and,
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.
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