Engineering Graduate Summer Student (LRT Expansion & Renewal)

Edmonton Meadows, ALBERTA | 4 months
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Edmonton Meadows
City of Edmonton

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Engineering Graduate Summer Student (LRT Expansion & Renewal)  4 months
Job Number
: 35732 

1 temporary full-time position for 4 months, commencing in May 2019, intended specifically for students currently enrolled full-time in a transportation, civil, or related engineering post-secondary graduate degree program


Do you want to play a part in Edmonton largest LRT project? Edmonton’s long-term LRT Network Plan balances transportation needs with a commitment to grow green and create a compact, integrated urban environment featuring a high-quality, accessible transportation mode. Valley Line West LRT is the second stage of the 27 km Valley Line urban-style low-floor LRT system and we are seeking an enthusiastic team member to support current project initiatives.


The LRT Expansion and Renewal Branch manages a large interdisciplinary team including design engineers, construction managers, contractors, consultants and internal City of Edmonton staff. The successful candidate will be part of the Valley Line West LRT project management team with the LRT Expansion and Renewal Branch. In addition to technical and analytical skills, the successful candidate must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact with project team members on a daily basis.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist Senior Engineers with engineering research, new technology evaluation and statistical data analysis

  • Translate technical traffic related data to easy to understand information for various users

  • Assist Senior Engineers in the development of technical and/or social targets/metrics to measure project performance

  • Other related duties as required


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Qualifications

:
  • Currently enrolled in a transportation, civil, or related engineering post-secondary graduate degree program

  • Statistical analysis and project management experience would be considered an asset

  • Ability to work independently and make decisions in the absence of a supervisor

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and ability to maintain strong working relationships

  • Demonstrated ability using Microsoft Office Suite and Google Apps

 

*Please note that at the time of interview you will need to provide an unofficial transcript or enrollment verification letter (indicating you are currently enrolled in a post-secondary graduate degree program).

 

This position may be partially funded through the University of Alberta Graduate Student Internship Program (GSIP).

 

We are an equal opportunity employer.

We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday

Salary Range: $30.710 (Hourly)

Recruitment Consultant: SFH/SA

  
Classification Title: Student Engineer
Posting Date
: Mar 28, 2019
Closing Date
: April 7, 2019 11:59:00 PM MDT
Number of Openings (up to)
: 1 - Student Position Full-time
Union : CSU 52
Department
: LRT Expansion & Renewal

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