Engineering Intern

  • Job Reference: 00001646-1
  • Date Posted: 27 November 2019
  • Recruiter: Veolia
  • Location: Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Engineering Internship with our Technical Direction Construction Team 

Location – Ellesmere Port, Cheshire

Duration - 3 months, full time, starting July 2020


Do you want to work for a company striving towards creating a circular economy?

We are looking for an innovative, inspiring individual who works well within diverse teams and enjoys bringing new ideas and solutions to the table. Veolia is an international business with a single vision: to resource the world. Around the globe, we help cities and industries to use resources - waste, water and energy - more sustainably.  Supporting the circular economy, we're working hard to create a world where everything we buy, use and consume is recycled or converted into energy. Interested in playing your part in making this a reality? 


More about the team:

The Technical Direction Construction team is responsible for building the future infrastructure of the business and delivering complex projects for our clients, whether they be internal to Veolia or external. This involves providing the project management and technical expertise required to develop projects at concept right through design, construction, testing and hand over. 

Your role:

We would like an intern to join the team to work on Hazardous Waste Projects for the summer of 2020. There are multiple projects at various stages in the project life cycle. This internship offers the opportunity to be involved with concept design development through to detailed design and construction, commissioning and handover. 

Typical activities include Heath, Safety and Environment Management, Scope Management, Financial Management, Risk and Assurance, Quality Management, Schedule Management and Project Communications.

You will be involved in tasks such as completing feasibility reports, concept designs, project schedules, hazard risk assessments, process safety activities, stage and gate documentation, financial analysis and investment models, HAZOP, Construction Design Management regulations compliance.

What you can expect from us to support your growth:

  • A safe and friendly environment to learn

  • Exposure to real world projects allowing application of learned theory

  • An opportunity to be exposed to wider business functions and understand the links between Health and safety, Process Safety, Operations, Finance, and Projects.

  • Development of your soft skills - a key component of any future engineer’s skill set to be able to work effectively in multidisciplinary environments and achieve goals

  • Development of hazard analysis awareness and the hierarchy of control

What we’re looking for:

  • Student currently undertaking a Chemical Engineering degree, preferably in your 3rd or 4th year

  • An interest in Project Management and Hazardous Waste Processing

  • A positive, can-do attitude, with a willingness to learn

  • Good verbal and written communication skills