Kiewit Equipment Planner Intern - Kiewit Equipment Services - Winter 2024 - Ottawa in Ottawa, Ontario
Requisition ID: 169706
Job Level: Internship
Home District/Group: Kiewit Equipment Services
Employment Type: Full Time Temporary
Are you interested in a hands-on real-world learning experience directly related to the skills needed in a full-time construction career? In this internship, you will have the opportunity to develop, participate and learn key roles and functions within construction management.
Our mission is to make a difference and we offer opportunities for you to make one too through our construction operations. Whether we’re boring tunnels through mountains, turning rivers into energy or building bridges that connect communities, we depend on our passionate, skilled, and safety-obsessed construction professionals to get it done right. You bring your big ideas, commitment to top quality, and an unwavering work ethic. In return, we offer huge career and travel opportunities and the satisfaction of building the next big thing from the ground up. There’s a reason Kiewit attracts the best: we offer fast-paced excitement and fulfillment you won’t find anywhere else.
As an Equipment planner Intern, you will support Regional Construction operations. This position is responsible for the planning, scheduling, budgeting, utilization and reliability of a construction and mining equipment fleet. The position will deal with day to day as well as long term issues related to an equipment fleet. The position’s focus will be to improve equipment reliability as well as implement, monitor, audit, and manage preventative maintenance programs.
For this internship, students will work with Kiewit Equipment Services (KES) to ensure the profitability of Kiewit projects through improved equipment utilization and mechanical reliability by providing world-class equipment and services.
This assignment is for a project in Ottawa, Ontario. Kiewit will supply lodging for the duration of the work term. You will need a means of transport from the apartment to the shop location, no public transit is available
Material handling and procurement
Create and maintain tool/filter lists and documentation
Inspections of equipment and parts
Logistics management and communication
Long/short range equipment planning, scheduling, and budgeting
Planning and paperwork processing to prepare for critical lifts
Use reliability and failure analysis data to increase equipment availability and reliability
Support of craft maintenance technicians – ordering parts, manage inventory, schedule crews, and manage quality and safety
Specialty projects as needed.
Ability to travel as needed
Ability to work full-time during the Winter (January- April)
Currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET), Diesel Technology, or Automotive Technology
Ability to freely access all points of a construction site in a wide-ranging climates and environments
Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative
Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time
Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt
Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals, and objectives
Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail
Functional knowledge of English (written and verbal) is considered as an asset since mobility across provinces in Canada is required. Lessons can be provided as needed.
Regular, reliable attendance
Work productively and meet deadlines timely
Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
May work at various different locations and conditions may vary
We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.
We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.
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