Engineering Co-op Student

Number of Positions Available: 2

Term Length: 16 Month Term Starting May 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.

If you are passionate about engineering and thrive in a fast-paced environment, then you will fit right in with this group. Our Terminal Construction and Civil Construction teams are always on the go and work very closely with many internal and external stakeholders to ensure the continuous development and improvement of our international airport.

Under the supervision of the General Manager Civil Construction, you will work closely with a variety of Project Managers within the Construction team. In our dynamic airport environment, you will enhance your project management, time management and organizational skills with many projects underway to restore and expand the facility.

  • Participate in various project tasks including; completing meeting minutes, filing data, drafting sketches, conducting field reports, partaking in site visits, and assisting with schedule reviews. 
  • Assist with a variety of projects including pavement and parkade restoration and several airfield projects. 
  • Participate in project meetings and site inspections
  • Provide general office and site support
  • Coordinate and communicate operational impacts to the airfield
  • Facilitate Pavement Management Systems coordination

  • Currently enrolled in your third year of Engineering at an accredited post-secondary institution. 
  • Ability to work effectively with a team as well as individually
  • Ability to demonstrate professionalism when communicating with a variety of stakeholders
  • Valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License or equivalent to obtain an Airside Vehicle Operator’s Permit (AVOP)
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Strong commitment to safety

  • Must be returning to a post-secondary educational institution in the fall to qualify for this position. 
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a restricted area identification card (RAIC)
  • Proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as approved by Health Canada
  • To qualify as a co-op or internship student, you must be enrolled in a co-op program through an accredited post-secondary institution.
  • This role is eligible for our hybrid work model with a combination of onsite and remote work.
  • This role is considered safety sensitive and will require a pre-employment drug and alcohol test through a third-party

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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