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Instrumentation & Control EIT - Vancouver

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Date: Nov 6, 2022

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 81141 

Job Category: Campus; Engineering 

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. 


Join our Project Delivery Group (PDG), a dynamic team of professionals passionately committed to world-class project delivery across the globe. With expertise in sustainable studies, asset building and operations, and industry-leading efficiencies, our best-in-class team leverages methodologies, governance and systems that are unparalleled in the engineering space. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.


Position Summary:

Hatch’s Vancouver Office is seeking a self-motivated, hardworking instrumentation & control engineer-in-training to join our team and contribute to continued growth in our market place.  If you are an electrical engineer with an interest in automation, instrumentation & control, graduated recently or have up to 2 years of experience, and are looking for your next step in a progressive career environment, enjoy working with people in a multi-discipline team environment, strive for quality and excellence and have a can-do attitude—we want to hear from you.

You will support our senior and intermediate engineers in delivering projects which involve power distribution, instrumentation and controls engineering. You will also be responsible for assisting the development and management of assigned project work during all phases, from inception trough planning, design & construction in accordance with the project scope, schedule and budget.   


What Will a Career at Hatch Offer You: 

 You will:

  • Be given opportunities to contribute to complex projects in meaningful ways
  • Gain project experience in Canada and around the world
  • Collaborate with employees from different cultures around our global organization
  • Work in an exciting environment where you can use your degree in your choice of traditional sectors or emerging and innovative industries
  • Gain relevant experience and support in obtaining your professional designation 
  • Benefit from formal and informal mentorship from some of the leading minds and authorities in the industry
  • Participate in local Professional Development Programs, Toastmasters, and more to develop your skills
  • Join in charitable, social, and sports activities with other Hatch employees 


We’re entrepreneurs with a technical soul. Our flat organizational structure creates an atmosphere of openness and participation. You’ll work on problems and be given opportunities in the office and on project sites that you have never had before.



  • Work independently and as part of a team to complete electrical and controls engineering design deliverables for a variety of projects
  • Assist in the preparation of technical specifications for equipment procurement and construction contracts
  • Participate in developing project deliverables including but not limited to: Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs), instrument datasheets, control system philosophies, communications network diagrams/architecture), schematics, wiring diagram, instrument lists, loop drawings, bill of materials, panel layouts, equipment specification and datasheets, equipment lists and material take-offs.
  • Assist with the completion of automation, instrumentation & control engineering activities with the objective of meeting the defined contractual scope to the relevant codes, standards and Hatch’s procedures.
  • Become knowledgeable with electrical/Instrumentation design and their practical applications, regional codes and standards (CSA, NEC, IEC, etc.), and Hatch’s quality procedures 
  • Work collaboratively in a multi-discipline environment to deliver the best solution for our clients
  • Assist our senior engineers and designers with their responsibilities including but not limited to checking engineering deliverables, attending design reviews, quality reviews, and participating in site inspections and walkdowns
  • Willing and able to travel to project sites (office and construction) 



 Education and Qualifications:

  • A recent graduate or someone with one or two years of experience or someone who is soon to be graduate with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Working towards obtaining Professional Engineer designation in British Columbia
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and collaboration skills
  • Strong interest in learning applicable codes and standards
  • Aptitude for working on multi-disciplinary teams
  • Knowledge of control systems
  • Self-motivated and hardworking
  • Strong attention to detail, organization and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proactiveness with an eagerness to learn, and continuously develop.
  • Ability work both in a team environment and independently. 
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools (SharePoint, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) will be preferred
  • Co-op or Summer Student experience an asset


Competencies (knowledge, skill, attributes):

  • Ability to learn quickly and to take on new challenges
  • Have demonstrated technical aptitude
  • Collaborative team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Shows critical and creative thinking and problem solving, and brings forward solutions for our clients' toughest challenges
  • Adapts and embraces change
  • Has a strong sense of health and safety


Why join us?

What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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