Civil/Structural Engineering Intern

Requisition Number:  8112
Company:  Westinghouse Canada

London, ON, CA, N5V 0A2

At Westinghouse, innovation is in our DNA.  We are creative. We think differently. We reimagine the possible across the nuclear industry every day. We continuously work towards providing cutting-edge products and services that are not only needed for today, but for our tomorrow.


Yet, thinking differently must go beyond our technical applications and products. We must incorporate innovation into all aspects of our business. In doing so, we can drive greater efficiency, create greater growth and strengthen our culture.


One area where innovative thinking can be impactful is sustainability. Protecting our planet and restoring our earth are not abstract concepts because of the carbon-free technology our teams create and deploy.  From the efficient and economical AP1000 nuclear plant to the new eVinci micro-reactor for remote energy applications, we are leading the way with the development of new nuclear technologies that will enable us to share the benefits of this reliable, clean, safe and economical source of energy for generations to come.


Focused on our customers’ success, Westinghouse is committed to delivering innovative nuclear energy solutions by leveraging our global insights, CANDU expertise, collaborative mindset, and best-in-class technology. We are proud to play a key role in accelerating Canada’s energy sustainability and achieving its net-zero goals.


Fueled by a team of more than 200 experts in 6 offices across Canada, we have been advancing the art and science of nuclear power plant design and operations for more than 60 years.  When it comes to operating nuclear power plants, utilities need a partner that understands what it takes to maximize safety, performance, and longevity. Westinghouse is the proven choice for end-to-end services and technologies from fuel manufacturing through to decommissioning and waste management.


Civil/Structural Engineering Intern – London, Ontario, Canada (INTERNSHIP for graduates from 2023/2024) 


Your Key Responsibilities/Qualifications

• Working on preliminary and detailed design assignments for major buildings/ facilities projects 
• Work on a team with project engineers and designers on the engineering assessment, preliminary, and detailed design of Structural components of the projects while coordinating with other disciplines including Architectural, Mechanical, Electrical and Engineering. 
• Working with a team and visits sites for structural assessment of the existing structures, organize documents and assist in preparation of the condition assessment reports and preliminary design of rehabilitations 
• Working closely with Project Managers, Project Engineers and other professional staff with project management tasks including project coordination, report and memo preparation, project scheduling, client interaction and quality control and assurance. 
• Aid with the creation and submission of structural drawings, technical reports, memos, specifications and calculations. Will also assist in preparing final construction documents and reports. 
• Design and drafting for the preparation of structural drawings under direction from Project Engineer or Project Manager on various structural portion of the projects 
• Review drawings, calculations, specifications and other engineering documentation for compliance with contract requirements, good engineering practices, codes, and standards 
• Perform or review engineering and design tasks requiring operation of available computer assisted software and/or equipment that increments work productivity and accuracy 
• Assure that all work on assigned projects is timely, accurate and high quality while monitoring delegated activities for schedule and budget 


Who you are: 
• A registered student in an Ontario University working towards a bachelor’s degree in Structural Engineering 

• Seeking a 4 month co-op or 12-16 internship position
• Excellent verbal and communications skills are required 
• Excellent technical writing skill is required 
• Any experience in AutoCAD, Revit, MicroStation, STAAD, Robot Structural Analysis is an asset 
• An attitude and commitment to quality, teaming, innovative problem solving, communication, relationship management, and the culture that is integral to our employee ownership model 
• Ability to work with administrative supervision and effectively manage multiple and conflicting priorities


You will also have the opportunity to take part in the Westinghouse Culture and as an intern take part in specific events such as:

Virtual Kick Off Event: which is an opportunity for you to meet your peers and will feature a keynote address by a member of the Westinghouse executive leadership team.

Networking Events: During your time with Westinghouse, you will have access to numerous virtual networking and team building opportunities that will assist you in developing and cultivating superior interpersonal skills, and long-lasting relationship.

Virtual Coffee Breaks with Executives: You will have access to numerous weekly virtual coffee breaks with the Westinghouse Executives. These weekly sessions will be centered around an assortment of topics where you are encouraged to ask questions and gain insight.

Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In Canada the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations, Flextime, Sick/Personal and Holidays
  • We encourage healthy work-life balance and offer flexible schedules and with the potential to work from anywhere in Canada
  • We pay 100% of the medical/dental/vision insurance premiums for you and your family
  • Incredible opportunity for growth in an innovation driven, global company
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral and Recognition Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting

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