Engineering Intern

City of Ottawa

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Remote

Full time

Jan 13

About the job

Requisition ID: 6557

Department: Infrastructure & Water Services Department

Service: Asset Management Service

Branch: Water Resources Planning & Eng Branch

Employment Type: 1 Full-time Temporary (up to 4 years)

Work Hours: 35.00 hours per week

Affiliation: CIPP

Salary Information: $69,713.28 - $84,824.74 annually (2022 rates of pay)

Location: City Hall,110 Laurier Avenue West

City: Ottawa, ON

Job Category: Engineering

Application Close: 25/01/2023

Job Summary

Under the guidance of a licensed Professional Engineer, you are responsible to provide technical and engineering support in a diverse range of projects. These projects and/or deliverables are dependent on the hiring department and the specific initiatives that interns are assigned in the course of their employment. General activities may include carrying out engineering studies/reviews, data analysis and preparing technical reports. You will follow a work plan that provides more detailed objectives and duties by specific departments.

Education And Experience

Completion of 4 year university degree in a relevant engineering discipline or applied science from an accredited university

Minimum Of 1 Year Of Related Experience


Engineering Intern (EIT) registered with Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO)


  • Specific and general knowledge in the field of application related to the department
  • Engineering standards for Ontario/Canada and related to the field of expertise
  • Various engineering standards, bylaws and related national and provincial codes
  • Applicable acts, legislations, regulations and guidelines
  • Project management principles and practices
  • Contract management
  • Current and advanced engineering technologies
  • Engineering processes and design
  • Analytical techniques
  • Applied research techniques (pilot plant, bench-scale, etc.): set-up, operation, analysis
  • Customer service management
  • Community and public consultation processes
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Outlook, etc.)
  • Field investigation techniques
  • Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers

Competencies, Skills And Abilities

  • Prepare and deliver technical and management summary reports
  • Plan, operate and supervise engineering and process studies
  • Manage projects and meet objectives
  • Work professionally with consultants and other technical authorities, manufacturers and contractors
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Display good judgement with staff, professionals and customers
  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Undertake projects and tasks with minimal supervision
  • Build effective interpersonal relationships
  • Strong initiative, judgement, reliability
  • Highly motivated and conscientious
  • Diplomacy, discretion and tact
  • Is flexible, organized, detailed-oriented & independent worker
  • Is able to work well in a team-oriented environment
  • Willingness to outside normal working hours

What You Need To Know

  • Language Requirement: English oral, reading, writing
  • Please save a copy of the job poster. Once the closing date has passed, it will no longer be available.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The City of Ottawa promotes the principles of diversity and inclusion and adheres to the tenets of the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applications from women, people with disabilities, Aboriginal peoples and persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions.

The City of Ottawa provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted to proceed to the selection process, please advise us if you require any accommodation.

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