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Job Information
Author jlovegrovedcc
Date June 13, 2022
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Defence Construction Canada
Salary $17.60 - $26.70 - Per Hour
Location BC
Category Arch / Engineering
Contact Information
[email protected]

Are you an Indigenous student in a construction, environment sciences or project management program?

Does the idea of supporting infrastructure projects at a military base in Pacific Canada excite you?

Defence Construction Canada (DCC) invites you to consider joining our team.

DCC is proud to be recognized by  Forbes on their 2022 list of Canada’s Best Employers!

DCC is a dynamic and fast-paced Crown corporation. Our clients include the Canadian Armed Forces and the Department of National Defence. Our more than 900 civilian employees work in offices across the country, often co-located on military bases. Corporate values of dedication, collaboration, competence, and fairness guide our actions, the way we make decisions and how we conduct our business. To help us lead the way, we are looking for highly motivated, ready-to-learn and reliable individuals who would like to contribute their best.

We are pleased to offer Indigenous students a four- to eight-month work experience term at one of 3 DCC offices in Pacific Canada:

British Columbia

  • Chilliwack
  • Comox
  • Esquimalt

What you can expect:
You will expand your skills and build a network of colleagues in a variety of disciplines who are passionate about the work they do and will lead and mentor you in a high-performing environment. Successful candidates will gain office and field experience in construction and/or environmental work, and may support the following:

  • monitoring inspections, environmental contracts and control of materials
  • checking compliance with contractual requirements and reporting deviations
  • maintaining records, schedules and documents, and preparing standard reports
  • supporting large and complex renovation contracts and major new construction projects
  • tendering of construction contracts by reviewing plans and specifications.

Find out more about working at DCC:

What we are looking for:

  • Good judgement, positive attitude and flexible nature
  • Knowledge of computer software programs and how to use them
  • Strong critical thinking, writing and interpersonal skills, with an attention to detail

Who we are looking for:

  • You meet the minimum age requirement to work in British Columbia.
  • You are eligible to work in Canada.
  • You self-identify as an Indigenous person (First Nations, Inuit or Métis).
  • You are currently a student at a Canadian post-secondary institution
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