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Junior Automation & Control Engineer

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Date: Nov 6, 2020

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 34901 

Job Category: Commissioning; Engineering; Instrumentation & Controls; Project Engineering 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch, a full-service engineering consultancy, is currently seeking Junior Control and Automation Engineers with the desire for a challenging career in the engineering consulting field. This is an excellent opportunity for Junior Electrical Engineers to acquire knowledge in power distribution systems, instrumentation and controls, switchgear, stand-by power systems, load and fault current calculations, power flow and short circuit analysis, SCADA and telemetry, lighting systems, and NEC code compliance. 


Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include working closely with other engineers in the development of electrical construction documents for water/wastewater, technology facilities, rapid transit, port facilities, industrial plants, and electronic surveillance system projects in the Houston Office. Duties include development of electrical calculations, engineering studies, computer modeling, construction plans, and technical specifications, in addition to construction supervision and follow-up.


Candidate Qualifications

  • Must have or currently pursuing (and will have at time of start) a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (focus in Power Systems and Controls preferred)
  • Minimum of a cumulative 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Excellent analytical, writing, and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational, interpersonal, and teamwork skills
  • Ability to interact successfully with all level of staff, clients, and vendors
  • Ability to multi-task and willingness to take on new challenges
  • Co-op or Summer Student experience an asset


<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">  *All applications must include an academic transcript (official or unofficial) to be considered for the position.


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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