Mechanical Engineering Student

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Date: Jul 10, 2024

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 92311 

Job Category: Campus 

Location: Mississauga, ON, 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. 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.


Our Technologies team commercializes and delivers technologies across all three of Hatch's sectors: Metals, Energy, Infrastructure. We're a team of innovators and problem solvers who deliver custom and specialized engineering to deliver novel solutions and technologies.


The development of innovative technologies is an important part of Hatch’s history and legacy. Our experts over the years, beginning with our founder Gerry Hatch, have developed technologies that have become standard in industries around the world. Our Technologies team is focused on the commercialization and delivery of technologies across all three of Hatch’s sectors: Metals, Energy, Infrastructure. We’re a team of innovators and problem solvers who deliver custom and specialized engineering to deliver novel solutions and technologies.

In addition to developing new technologies and selecting and installing equipment in greenfield projects, we help our clients to get the most from their existing assets by providing field support, rebuild repairs, and retrofits. We also work with our clients to optimize their existing technologies to achieve the maximize benefit. Join our team today and be a part of challenging the status quo and developing innovative solutions to make the world a better place.

Hatch is currently seeking a Mechanical Co-op Student for our Technologies Group, located in our Mississauga head office, starting May 2024 for a 4 month co-op. If you have strong communication skills, a positive attitude, and understand innovation, we want to hear from you.

As a Co-Op at Hatch you will: 

  • Be given opportunities to contribute to complex projects around the world in meaningful ways
  • Work on problems and gain experience relevant o your field of study in an office environment
  • Collaborate with diverse teams locally and globally
  • Work in an exciting environment where you can apply your academic learning on a daily basis
  • Benefit from formal and informal mentorship from some of the leading minds and authorities in the industry
  • Participate in local Lunch and Learns, Hatch Charity Events, the triannual Student Showcase, 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. We build practical solutions that are safe, innovative, and sustainable. Our ultimate goal is to achieve no harm for our people, our clients, and our communities.


  • Directly apply and develop knowledge in mechanical design
  • Perform finite element analysis on various furnace components and systems, including thermal analysis of cooling system elements;
  • Co-ordinate designs with a multi-disciplinary team including structural, mechanical, electrical, process, and instrumentation and controls.
  • Contribute to the design and improvement of various types of mechanical equipment and technologies, including copper coolers, electrode columns and furnace sealing equipment;
  • Perform calculations for a variety of mechanical systems including machinery components, hydraulic systems, and cooling water systems;
  • Become familiar in reviewing fabrication and construction drawings; and
  • Improve technical communication and report writing skills

Education and Experience: 


  • Must be in third or fourth year of a Mechanical Engineering program at an accredited university
  • Demonstrate strong academic performance;
  • Possess good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Have an aptitude for working on multi-disciplinary teams; and
  • Enjoy taking on new challenges with a commitment to achieving engineering excellence.
  • Excel academically while being actively involved in extra-curricular and/or volunteer activities at school or in the community

Competencies  (knowledge, skill, attributes):


  • Good understanding of engineering and business fundamentals as they apply to engineering problems and projects
  • Ability to learn quickly and to take on new challenges
  • 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

For more information on our graduate recruiting process visit


Note: Applicants must submit a transcript (official or unofficial) and portfolio upon application to be considered for the role.


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, veteran, 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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