Civil Engineering Student - Fall 2022
in Saint John, NB

Saint John, NB
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: 22004296

Who We Are:
Our team operates within highly technical, fast-paced, competitive businesses and is part of an integrated forest products value chain under J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI). Our goal is to play an integrated role in sustainably transforming our renewable forest resources into value-added products for today's consumer markets.
We are not just invested in forest products; we are invested in people. We know that our overall success is a combined effort, and we, therefore, strive to provide opportunities for our employees to learn, grow, and thrive. Being curious and focused on innovation is key to leading a successful team. True leaders never stop learning and are never satisfied with the status quo.
We operate four Pulp and Paper Mills out of Saint John and St. George, New Brunswick which produce a combined 1 Million Tonnes of Product and employ over 1000 employees.
The Opportunity:
We currently have an exciting opportunity for Civil Engineering Students interested in gaining project engineering work experience.
As a Civil Engineering co-op student, you are a valued member of the project team. No matter what phase you enter the project on you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of different tasks.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Project concept development and preliminary design assignments
  • Project drawings and documents management activities
  • Assignments related to the development of project funding applications, justifications
  • Detailed design assignments
  • Participation in the supervision of engineering and design contracts
  • Preparation of request for proposal documentation and comparisons
  • Requisitioning of materials and services
  • Participation in the management of construction contracts
  • Project construction, commissioning, and start-up support activities.
  • Following mill project management procedures to initiate, build, and commission maintenance and capital projects
  • Assist in the preparation of engineering project proposals
  • Working with contractors and mill personnel to determine the scope, planning, and execution of work packages for mill projects
  • Assisting maintenance staff when required

You Have:
  • Education Required: Currently enrolled in a Civil Engineering university program and in good academic standing
  • Ability to work in a team environment involving engineering consultants, equipment suppliers, unionized contractors, and mill personnel to ensure projects are completed in a cost-effective, timely, safe, and quality manner.
  • Ability to work safely both in the office and on mill construction sites
  • Very good communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple assignments and shifting priorities
  • High energy level with thorough attention to details
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Physically capable of climbing ladders and staging

We Offer:
  • Opportunities for various co-op and internship lengths (4 mos, 8 mos, 12 mos)
  • Training and Development opportunities to support your professional growth
  • Networking, Senior Leadership roundtables, and Mentorship
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Housing for relocating students (fully-furnished units)

We Have:
  • More than $400 million recently invested into improving and growing the Pulp & Paper Division, with significant future capital investment planned at all four of our Pulp and Paper Mills
  • Career growth opportunities in Operations, Maintenance, Engineering, Leadership, and many other disciplines
  • Significant investment in training including partnerships with some of the best Educational Institutions in the country

The Company:
Founded in 1882, J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) has operations in Eastern Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador), and the United States. Our dedicated team of 18,000 employees work in a diverse set of business sectors including Forestry & Forest Products, Agriculture, Construction & Equipment, Consumer Products, Food, Retail, Shipbuilding, Transportation & Logistics, among others.
To Apply for this Career Opportunity:
Please apply online by July 8th, 2022.
We appreciate your interest in our company however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
NOTE: The recruiter is reviewing and interviewing applicants for this position as they are received. If you are interested in this posting, you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
To learn more about our products and services, clickhere.
The Pulp and Paper Division is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.
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