SUEZ- Water Technologies & Solutions is now known as Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions. As part of Veolia, we join in its mission of "resourcing the world." With the addition of our industry-leading technologies and expertise, our combined strengths will help to turn the tide for Ecological Transformation.

Project Engineering Intern, Oakville, ON, May 2023 Start

Date:  24-Nov-2022

Oakville, ON, CA, L6M 4B2

Custom Field 2:  SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions Canada
Category:  ES Projects
Custom Field 1:  6389

Around the globe, we help cities and industries manage, optimize and make the most of their resources. We provide an array of solutions related to water, energy and materials to promote a cleaner more sustainable world for all of us.

The collective expertise and passion of our people, combined with a broad portfolio of over 10,000 technologies, makes us uniquely positioned to deliver solutions that positively impact the environment. Come be part of something special - start your journey today! 

Position overview:

The Project Engineering intern participates in the mechanical and process design of cutting-edge water and wastewater treatment systems, particularly those utilizing membrane technologies.


As part of the Project Engineering team, you will work with a cross-functional engineering team executing custom project designs, meeting customer expectations, quality, schedule and budget goals, and ensuring project risks are mitigated.  You will work on projects from the initial concept phase, through detailed engineering design, equipment manufacture, and installation at customer sites.


Nature of work:


In this role, your responsibilities will include (but are not limited to);

  • Providing technical support for activities involved in the sizing, specification, procurement, fabrication, installation and operation of specified project related equipment and designs including pumps, blowers, valves, tanks and instrumentation
  • Completion of engineering and hydraulic calculations as required under the guidance of an experienced Project Engineer
  • Back-checking of drawings (P&IDs, PFDs, Equipment and Facility Arrangements)
  • Validating that all engineering designs, bills of materials, drawings and technical data are completely and accurately documented and consistent by reviewing associated engineering documentation
  • Providing technical support to activities involved in the specification, procurement, fabrication, installation and operation of specified project related equipment and designs
  • Participating in project process and mechanical design review meetings
  • Assisting with project issue resolution related to design, construction and start-up
  • Engaging with the extended project team (Project Manager, Design Drafting, Electrical & Instrumentation, and Controls Engineers, Sourcing, QA/QC, Manufacturing, and Commissioning) and equipment suppliers as necessary to facilitate the design and execution of the project


Do you qualify? We are seeking…


  • Strong mechanical aptitude, and attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively and contribute to team and department projects.
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize tasks at hand.
  • Comfortable with a fast-paced work environment.
  • Good technical writing and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain relationships with co-workers.


While on-the-job training will be provided, candidates may benefit from previous knowledge and exposure in the following areas:

  • Understanding of pumping and hydraulic forces.
  • Understanding of water chemistry.
  • Ability to read P&IDs and PFDs (including material balances).
  • SAP system experience.



  • Currently enrolled in, or recently graduated from, a Bachelor of Science or Engineering degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or other related technical discipline.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits working in a dynamic environment with challenging projects and training provided to ensure your success.

We realize diverse teams make smarter decisions, deliver better results, and build stronger communities. We’re an organization that champions diversity and inclusion at every level and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace!