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Date: Sep 19, 2023

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 89637 

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.


Title: Controls Engineering Trainee 

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 the standard in industries around the world. Our Technologies team is focused on the design, commercialization, and delivery of technologies across all three of Hatch’s sectors: Metals, Energy, Infrastructure. We pride ourselves on working on our industry’s most challenging problems. We’re a team of innovators and problem solvers who deliver custom and specialized engineering to deliver novel solutions and technologies.  We value diversity on our team to encourage diversity of thought in how we approach and solve the world’s toughest engineering challenges.

In addition to developing new technologies, we help our clients to get the most from their existing assets by providing field support, continuous improvement and deploying of new technologies.

Join our team today and be a part of challenging the status quo and developing innovative solutions to make the world a better place. 


Position Summary:  

Hatch is seeking a Controls Engineering Trainee to join our Technologies Group for May 2024. In this role, you will support projects globally working from our Mississauga Head Office.  

Our group is comprised of Engineers from many disciplines, who work together to develop solutions to enhance technologies such as electric arc furnace control, novel instrumentation, coating mass controllers, power stabilization systems and microgrid controllers. 


What a Career at Hatch Will Offer You:   

You will: 

  • Be given opportunities to contribute to complex and challenging engineering projects in a way that positively impacts the world. 
  • Collaborate with diverse teams locally and across the globe. 
  • Work in an exciting environment where you can apply your fundamental engineering knowledge daily. 
  • Benefit from formal and informal mentorship from some of the leading minds and authorities in the industry. 
  • Benefit from a challenging, yet nurturing and supportive environment to enable you to develop into a world-class engineering professional.
  • Participate in local Professional Development Programs, Lunch and Learns, and more to develop your skills. 
  • Join in social, sports and charitable activities with other Hatch employees.   

We are 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. 



Daily tasks would vary based on the current project, but responsibilities could include:

  • Control and automation software development – including design, programming, and commissioning equipment at the client’s site.
  • P&ID development.
  • Data and system analysis to diagnose limitations and identify improvements.
  • Working with vendors and clients to ensure a positive outcome.
  • Research and development of new technologies to help our clients meet their challenges.

In this role you will work primarily in the Power and Control Technologies field and interact with engineers from all disciplines, in a team environment.


Education and Experience:  

  • Must be working towards graduating in 2024, or recently graduated from a Bachelor of Engineering or Applied Science degree from an accredited university in the controls, electrical, mechatronics (or related) discipline.  
  • Academic courses should include Control Systems, Programming and Electric Circuits.
  • Excel academically while being actively involved in extra-curricular and/or volunteer activities at school or in the community. 
  • Must have proven skills with MATLAB and MS Office. 
  • Experience with AutoCAD, MicroStation, R, Python, LabView, PLC programming and other real-time controllers an asset. 

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. 
  • Willingness and ability to travel within Canada and internationally to client sites.

 For more information on our recruiting process visit 

Note: Applicants must submit a transcript (official or unofficial) upon application to be considered for 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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