Work Experience Program

Gain hands-on Experience in the Civil Construction Field

Grade 11 & 12 students are invited to apply to our 2023 Spring Break Program

Spring BreaK Opportunity

 

Work a minimum of 80 paid hours in the field or the office as a part of our team. Successful applicants will be provided with Green Hard Hat and WHMIS training, as well as a variety of experiences over a two week employment (March 13-24th, 2023). 

Training

Students will be provided with Green Hard Hat Training, WHMIS training, as well as on-site training from coworkers and foremen.

Experience

Students will be working hands-on, learning about the various roles in the field and in the office.

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Safety First

Students must wear the required PPE while in the field. Students are responsible for having their own CSA-certified steel toed boots, long pants and 4″ sleeves. B&B will provide the remaining necessary equipment. 

Transportation

Students must have their own transportation to and from the job site. Work hours are 7 am to 3 pm, with the opportunity for overtime hours. If transportation is an issue, please contact tmihalech@bbcontracting.com.

How to Apply

Students must send their cover letters and resumes to Tara Mihalech at tmihalech@bbcontracting.com. Applications will be accepted until February 24th, 2023. Applicants will be contacted for an interview with a member of our management team over TEAMS. Successful applicants will be contacted and emailed a contract for the Spring Break session. Questions can be directed to tmihalech@bbcontracting.com

 

Office Staff Opportunity

(2 students) – $20/hr

This position is ideal for someone who is interested in exploring civil engineering or project management as a career. This student will be assisting various positions within our Surrey headquarters. Duties will include administrative support, as well as opportunities to shadow professionals while on the job. Students should have basic computer skills, as well as be comfortable operating office equipment (with training).

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

– Data entry

– Photocopying

– Package assembling

– Inventory management

Field Staff Opportunity

(10 students) – $22/hr

This position is ideal for somebody who is interested in the civil construction industry. Students will be provided our Green Hard Training course through the B&B School of Construction prior to arriving on site. When assigned a site, students will be working under a foreman, taking on a variety of tasks to get a feel for the positions available. Students will begin and end the day with their crews and will become familiar with what a day looks like on a civil construction site. These positions can lead to a possible summer employment opportunity.

Students must wear steel-toed boots, long pants/jeans, and a shirt with at least a four-inch sleeve. Students should have clothing that is appropriate for inclement weather (we work rain or shine). B&B will provide hard hats, vests, and any specialized equipment necessary. Duties may include, but are not limited to:

– Site clean up

– Grading materials

– Assisting with pipe install

– Landscaping

– Truck management

Student Experience

Students can expect to get an authentic experience working at a civil construction firm. Our 2022 Work Experience group shared that they found the experience to be a valuable one, with some students having found employment within the industry.

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