Student - Structural CAD Designer Co-Op

Date: Nov 26, 2023

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 84851 

Job Category: Campus; Engineering 

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States 

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.


Looking to take your career to the next step? Hatch is currently seeking Mechanical CAD Designer Interns. This Internship is an excellent opportunity for students that have recently completed their Associates Degree or is currently pursuing an Associates of Science Degree in Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) to work closely with experienced Engineers and Designers who will provide guidance and mentoring. In order to be considered you must submit: Resume and unofficial or official transcript.


PDG helps clients reach their business goals through a range of strong technical capabilities. We ensure world-class project delivery through the skills of our people, methodologies, governance, and systems. Our engineering and project management and construction disciplines ensure safe, efficient, and sustainable delivery of projects globally across the metals and mining, infrastructure, and energy sectors.  


We manage our clients’ entire project lifecycle from studies to building assets, operating the assets, and developing efficiencies. Join our team and become part of a community that strives for positive change–providing the best solutions for our clients’ toughest challenges!


This position reports to the Regional Manager - Structural


  • Recently completed or currently pursuing an Associates of Science Degree in Computer Aided Drafting (CAD)
  • Proficient in the use of 2D and 3D CAD software packages
  • Team player
  • Best of class
  • Thirst for learning and challenge
  • Relationship builders and community oriented
  • Interested in innovation, sustainability, safety and quality
  • Passionate about their field of study



  • Bentley open building designer 
  • Microstation
  • Auto CAD


For all Junior Employees, we offer more ways to grow and learn.  Most of these continue throughout your career. 


What we offer
•    Stability and consistency – our role here at Hatch are long term full time.  We do not hire for one project; we hire full time employees to grow them within Hatch.  You are joining the Hatch team and family to grow your career in a way that is best for you. 
•    Our goal is to convert 100% of students/coops/interns to full time offers.
•    Expected growth at Hatch: 
        o    Overall 
          §    You will be able learn about the different sectors, processes, people, and culture that drives our business.
          §    You will learn from others- developing relationships with your managers, colleagues, etc. 
          §    We want to learn from you too!  Share your referrals for us to connect with and interview, let us know what you are reading/learning about, fill us in on your university events!  Help us both flex our growth mindsets!
          §    Growth in our communities locally, but also thinking globally.
        o    In 3 ways: Experiential, Exposure, and Education: 
          §    Experiential- 70% of learning is on the job, hands-on!
          §    Exposure- 20% of learning- Talking with others, mentoring, professional development groups!
          §    Education- Courses (online or in person)- often created by Hatch specific to your role!
•    Company gatherings, happy hours, social interaction to build strong work relationships.
•    Social Activities- After work events (Top Golf, Barcadia, Virtual escape room)
•    Regional networking
•    Young Professional Groups (YP) 
        o    Orientation- young professional presentations/panels to start your career at Hatch.
        o    YP (Young professional) Presentations- what it’s like to work on site.
•    KEG sessions (Keep Education Going)
•    PDP (Professional Development Program)
•    Challenging career with countless opportunities
•    The opportunity to receive excellent mentorship from industry experts.
•    An exciting work environment involved in constantly evolving industry.
•    Ability to apply your skills to challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects, while working alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people.


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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