Engineering Student

The future you want is within reach.


At PCL, we build the places where life happens and find camaraderie in the process. We're a community of builders committed to building better communities. That's why we're always looking ahead, and not just to the next project or what's next in our industry.


We're also looking at what's next for you and how we can help you build a career you're proud of. 


We are seeking an Engineering Student for our Atlantic Canada District in Cape Breton, NS, that is available for 4 months from January 2024 to April 2024.


Here's how an Engineering Student for our Atlantic Canada office contributes to our team:


  • Conducts deficiency walks.
  • Coordinates and supervises sub-trade work.
  • Coordinates quality assurance reviews.
  • Takes and coordinates progress photos.
  • Tracks site progress and deficiencies.
  • Verifies site conditions and coordinates with drawings.
  • Coordinates, marks up and updates drawings.
  • Coordinates work specific scope and trades.
  • Conducts trade quote reviews by verifying material quantities, hours, and rates.
  • Inputs and updates deficiency logs.
  • Participates in project meetings.
  • Performs quantity take-offs.
  • Produces as-built drawings.
  • Sets-up and maintains record keeping.


  • Working towards a degree or diploma in a civil engineering related field.
  • A passion for working in a construction environment.
  • Experience with the application of various computer software programs, including word processing, spreadsheet applications and drafting.
  • Self-motivation with a hands-on approach.
  • Prior field construction experience is considered an asset.

PCL is an innovative, employee-owned company comprised of people who find passion in their profession and take pride in doing great work every day. Our work powers the infrastructure and utilities that are essential to daily life and our projects are the scene of vacations, careers, education and healing. We are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for because we are committed to supporting and developing our teams.

The PCL Companies celebrate diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating equitable opportunities and an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants. We make employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or veteran status.

PCL combines numerous pay and benefit strategies to provide a comprehensive and competitive total rewards package. Any salary range displayed by a job board is an estimate. Your salary, which considers your unique qualifications and experience, is just one component of the robust total rewards you'll enjoy at PCL. This may include an employee share purchase offering, discretionary annual performance bonus, comprehensive benefits and wellness programs, retirement plan plus matching, and career development programs.

Should you require an accommodation during the application process, please contact us at with the position and location you are interested in.

Together, we can build success and a better future. Let’s get started! 


Employee Status: Regular Full-Time   

Company: PCL Constructors Canada Inc. 

Primary Location: Cape Breton, Nova Scotia 

Job: Engineering Student

Requisition: 4404