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Fall 2022 Co-op Student Highways and Bridges

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Date: Jun 19, 2022

Location: BC, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 68921 

Job Category: Campus 

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving 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.


Our expertise in infrastructure includes aviation, highways and bridges, planning and advisory services, ports, rail and transit, tunnels, and water. Want to be part of the creation and construction of our cities? Then the infrastructure team is for you!


Hatch is seeking a Highways and Bridges Co-op Student with interest in Civil Engineering

What a Co-op at Hatch Will Offer You: 

You will: 

  • Be given opportunities to contribute to complex projects in meaningful ways
  • Work on problems and gain experience in the office and, as projects permit, on project sites
  • Collaborate with diverse teams locally and globally
  • Work in an exciting environment where you can apply your academic learning daily
  • Benefit from informal mentorship from some of the leading minds and authorities in the industry
  • Participate in local lunch & learns and other seminars, Student Showcase, Sustainability Week, Toastmasters, and more to develop your skills
  • Join in charitable, social, and sports 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.


  • Perform assignments requiring application of standard techniques, procedures and criteria to carry out engineering tasks for various infrastructure projects
  • Coordination with other technicians and related disciplines to produce design deliverables
  • Compilation of design drawings
  • Preparing design submissions and other technical documents
  • Provide assistance to Senior Engineers and Designers as and when needed. 

Education and Experience: 

  • Currently enrolled in a Civil Engineering co-op program
  • In good academic standing
  • Interested in Civil Engineering – bridges and miscellaneous structures as a career
  • Extracurricular involvement is considered an asset
  • Experience with municipal infrastructure, utility coordination, geotechnical field work, and construction is an asset
  • Experience in development of project layouts and civil details. 

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
  • Highly motivated, with a positive attitude and an ability to understand innovation
  • Adapts and embraces change. 

Relevant Courses: (considered assets – not required) 

  • Hydraulics 
  • Fluid Mechanics 
  • Project Management 
  • Infrastructure Design/Planning 
  • Construction Engineering


To be considered, you must submit: cover letter, resume, and unofficial or official transcript.


Why join us?

What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


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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