Power&Control Co-op- BP-Tech

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Date: Sep 18, 2023

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 89638 

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: Power and Control Engineering Co-op Student


Position Summary:

Hatch is seeking a Power and Control Engineering Co-op Student to join our team for a 16 month internship starting in Summer 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 and microgrid controllers.


What an Internship 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 on a daily basis. 
•    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, Student Showcase, 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.


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

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

  • Perform calculations, simulations, and modelling of systems and processes for active projects.
  • Programming automation systems.
  • Evaluate new technology designs.
  • Analyze system data collected from client sites.
  • Specify system component requirements and perform research on commercially available equipment.
  • Assist with R&D of new technologies and applications for real clients with real needs.
  • Actively participate in the creation of technical and business reports and presentations for clients.

Education and Experience: 

  • Must be enrolled in Controls, Electrical, Mechatronics Engineering, Engineering Physics or a related program. 
  • Preferred academic courses include Controls, Electronics, System Modeling, Power Systems and Programming.
  • Excel academically while being actively involved in extra-curricular and/or volunteer activities at school or in the community.
  • Experience with MATLAB, AutoCAD, MicroStation, PLC programming and other real-time controllers an asset.
  • This is a suitable role for a 3rd year Engineering student and a transcript must be submitted.

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 recruiting process visit hatch.com/students.


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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