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Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Student

Date: Nov 25, 2018

Location: Sudbury, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 15730 

Job Category: Student 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Job Title: Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Student (Fall 2018/Winter 2019)

Location: Sudbury, ON or Thunder Bay, ON, or Mississauga, ON

Length of Term: Fall or Winter Semester; 4 months, with possibility for extension


Hatch’s Power Delivery & Integration (PD&I) team is providing a short-term student contract to support the development of the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission project. This project entails the development of an 1800-kilometer transmission line to deliver power to Western Ontario, including 22 First Nation communities.


Job Description:

  • Transmission Line design (structural designs, structure spotting, conductor design, Optical Ground Wire design, insulator and hardware design, access roads, foundations etc.);
  • Substation design (electrical layout, equipment specifications, protection & control, SCADA, telecommunication, grounding, civil designs etc.);
  • Work closely with Hatch engineering leads for the development and/or review of technical documents, reports, specifications and drawings;
  • Geographical Information System (GIS) 



  • Enrolled in a Post-Secondary Education Program (preferably in Electrical or Civil Engineering disciplines);
  • Indigenous Person of Canada, preferably from the participating First Nation communities of Wataynikaneyap Power (


What can Hatch offer you?

  • This position provides an opportunity for professional development and mentorship. 
  • Your work term will include participation in design, engineering, QA/QC, construction, project management and delivery of high-voltage transmission lines and substation projects.
  • You will work within multi-disciplinary Hatch project teams.


All qualified candidates will be considered. No previous experience is required. This opportunity can serve as either a co-op or internship placement.


To learn more about the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission project, please visit the project site:


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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