Engineering (Development Services) Summer Student

Number of Positions Available: 1

Term Length: Four Month Term (May 2023 – August 2023)
Closing Date: March 31, 2023


We are more than just airplanes and tarmacs. 
Our purpose travels beyond our runway into the communities we serve. We are about connections, stories and life defining adventures made possible by the work we do. We are committed to fostering an environment where our people are rewarded through meaningful work experiences inspired by purpose. 

The Calgary Airport Authority is committed to creating an environment where our students are rewarded through meaningful work experiences and numerous opportunities to connect with employees, stakeholders, and other students just like you. Our program offers students an opportunity to gain valuable industry experience, knowledge, and contacts through full time work in their chosen field.

The Development Services Team is responsible for the oversight of tenant development projects that occur at the Calgary International Airport and Springbank Airport.  This includes all tenant improvements that occur on leased land as well as all improvements within the Air Terminal Complex. The teams’ activities range from involvement at the initial feasibility and design stages as well as negotiating with and obtaining approvals from outside agencies to the monitoring and coordinating of construction as well as obtaining final acceptance of the project along with the acquisition of final project documentation.

Under the supervision of the General Manager, Development Services, you will work closely with the Development Services Team and internal stakeholders, providing support as it relates to tenant development. This role will be responsible for supporting project management along with the documentation administration related to tenant development projects. 

  • Support the start to finish construction project process for third part developments.
  • Work with internal stakeholders for data collection and reporting as required.
  • Ensure accuracy and consistency of departmental documentation.
  • Provide administrative support and other duties as required.

  • Previous experience with construction project management considered an asset.
  • Highly enthusiastic individual that can take the initiative and effectively collaborate with multiple partners.
  • Pursuing a diploma or bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Project Management, or a similar discipline.
  • Ability to ensure high quality results and attention to detail.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office including PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Ability to work effectively with a team as well as individually.
  • Strong organizational skills as well as excellent written communication skills.

  • To qualify as a summer student, you must be enrolled in and returning to a post-secondary institution following your work term.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a restricted area identification card (RAIC).
  • This role is eligible for our hybrid work model with a combination of onsite and remote work.

It’s simple – we invest in our people because they are the backbone of our success. We offer:
  • Competitive wages
  • Networking and growth opportunities
  • Opportunities to give back to the community


We are ACCOUNTABLE. We take ownership and step up to get the job done.

We are CUSTOMER-FOCUSED. We consider the customer in all that we do.

We are COLLABORATIVE. We are stronger when we reach out and work as a team.

We are RESILIENT.  We are able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions.

We are CREATIVE. We strive to find new and better ways of doing things.

The Calgary Airport Authority is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply including women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community, and others who may contribute to organizational diversification of ideas. 

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