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Summer 2022 - Structural Engineering Coop

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Date: Dec 26, 2021

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 49263 

Job Category: Campus 


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.


Hatch is currently seeking a co-op student for positions in the Structural Engineering department to join our mining and water power group in our Vancouver office.  If you have strong communication and interpersonal skills, a positive attitude, and understand innovation, we want to hear from you. 


Working closely with our engineers and designers, your primary role will be to act as a technical resource on challenging projects.  You will apply analytical, conceptual, research, and planning skills to design heavy industrial steel and concrete structures.


Candidates will be exposed to modern design tools, including 3D modeling, finite element analysis and complex calculation software. In addition to theoretical design and analytical work, candidates may gain valuable on-site practical experience.


The student will be assigned to work closely with experienced engineers who will provide guidance and mentoring. There will be opportunities to gain experience in a variety of technical areas.


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 on project sites   
  • Collaborate with diverse teams locally and globally  
  • Work in an exciting environment where you can apply your academic learning on a daily basis  
  • Benefit from informal mentorship from some of the leading minds and authorities in the industry  
  • Participate in local lunch and learns, Student Showcase, Sustainability Week, Toastmasters, and more to develop your skills  
  • Join in charitable, social, and sports activities with other Hatch employees    


We’re 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.  


Education and Experience:


  • A 3rd year student or higher currently enrolled in a Civil Engineering co-op program from an accredited university/college
  • In good academic standing
  • Extracurricular involvement; enthusiastic and ambitious


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 graduate recruiting process visit


Note: Applicants must submit a transcript (official or unofficial) upon application.


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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