Stantec Commissioning and Startup - Engineering Intern in Hillsboro, Oregon


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MWH Constructors, now part of the Stantec Construction Group, is a global leader in heavy civil construction of water and wastewater facilities. We are currently seeking an Engineering intern candidate to support our construction operations, specifically the Commissioning and Startup (C&SU) team. Commissioning is the process of testing and certification of equipment to validate readiness for startup. Startup is the initial operation of new facilities to demonstrate that each process meets the intent of the design and specification. Commissioning and startup is the final stage of transition from construction to facility operation.

The MWH internship program is a great opportunity for students to prep for a career in engineering consulting and/or construction management while getting paid. It’s an opportunity to build relationships with experts by learning from respected figures in the industry, and be placed in a program that can help students connect their studies into a new context, the business environment. Internship opportunities are available at our project sites in Hillsboro, Oregon.

This is an excellent role for someone who wants to understand Civil/Environmental Engineering and Construction Management and the big picture of things. We truly give hands-on experience to understand more about the industry. They will be expected to help drive the efforts and be involved with all aspects of the company.

Responsibilities of this position include the following:

1.\tAssist C&SU team with various project tasks, including researching, compiling and evaluating project data, preparing reports and performing calculations for water and wastewater infrastructure projects.

2.\tPerforming simple calculations, computer data entry, along with some exposure to design and cross-training

3.\tPerforming research and contacting vendors for information

4.\tAssisting in project administration including writing reports, gathering information, drafting proposals, drafting correspondence, tracking project costs, and completing progress reports

5.\tProcess Submittals and RFIs.

6.\tUpdate working drawings with RFIs and Changes. Keep this set up to date to ensure the team is working with the most current information.

7.\tComply with company policies and procedures.

8.\tWork in a manner to ensure your personal safety and that of fellow employees by following company health and safety guidelines and policies.


Commissioning and Startup - Engineering Intern


•\tIn progress toward earning a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical (Control Systems) Engineering or related degree with a minimum of 2 years of undergraduate coursework in college.

•\tSpecific coursework or exposure to one or more of the following: - Planning, design, and construction of water/wastewater infrastructure - Environmental Water/wastewater treatment processes- Advanced and emerging technologies

•\tStrong interpersonal abilities for working in diverse team environments with staff, clients, and stakeholders.

•\tAbility to multi-task and follow priorities.

•\tSelf-starter with the desire to learn advanced wastewater processes, plant operations, and project controls skills.

•\tDetail oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

•\tExperienced with complete Microsoft Office Suite, familiarity with CAD software, Blu

•\tAnticipated work hours 40 through the summer semester,

•\tLocal candidates will be given preference, please include all pertinent classes on resume

Intern candidates eligible to apply must be currently enrolled in an accredited degree program. New college graduates are not eligible for internships at MWHC, however, MWHC does hire recent graduates as well as alum.

Job Category:

Facilities, Maintenance, Operations and Maintenance

About Stantec:

MWH Constructors, now part of the Stantec Construction Group, is a global project delivery company with a focus on water and energy. With the ultimate goal of delivering maximum value to our clients and their local communities, we provide single-source, integrated construction services and the full range of project delivery methods. Incorporating industry-leading preconstruction services and safety practices, our multi-disciplined team of construction professionals delivers a wide range of projects ― including new facilities, infrastructure improvement and expansion, waste-to-energy construction, and capital construction services.

MWH Constructors offers integrated program management, engineering and construction expertise and proficiencies derived from our global engineering experience and our self-perform capabilities as a leading global contractor.

MWH Constructors leads the Stantec Construction Group comprising MWH Constructors and Slayden in the U.S. and Stantec Treatment in the U.K.

Additional Information:

MWH, now part of Stantec, is an EEO employer – MWH considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, creed, color, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship or other basis in accordance with federal, state or local laws or regulations.

Staffing and Recruitment Agencies

MWH Constructors and Slayden Constructors appreciate the interest from the staffing industry, however, unsolicited resumes submitted to MWHC or Slaydern and/or any MWH or Slayden employee without a current and valid staffing agency contract in place with MWHC or Slayden will not be eligible for any search fees. At this time, MWHC or Slayden is not welcoming any additional inquiries for agency partnerships. To be added to the list for future RFP opportunities please email

Location (Multiple Cities or States):

United States - Oregon - Hillsboro


United States