Transit Co-op Student

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Date: Feb 8, 2024

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 90960 

Job Category: Campus 

Location: Vancouver, BC, 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 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!


Looking to get the most out of your upcoming internship?


Hatch is seeking a Civil Co-op Student with interest in Railway & Transit for an internship starting May 2024. Reporting to Rail & Transit Projects you will support offices globally working from our Vancouver, B.C. office location.


New infrastructure and revitalizing assets are a key part of growth for any economy. We work with our clients to imagine and build cities of the future through a constant commitment to innovation and cutting-edge technology. Our knowledge of 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!


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 lunch and learns, Student Showcase, Safety Observations, 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. 



  • Working as part of a design team, assisting with conceptual, preliminary and detailed design; site inspection; design calculations, report writing. 
  • Coordination with engineers, designers and related disciplines as required to assist with project deliverables.
  • Preparing design submissions and other technical documents. 


Education and Experience:

  • Currently enrolled in Bachelor's degree in Civil/Structural Engineering;
  • Experience in the use of either or: AutoCAD, MicroStation and/or Civil3D
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook).
  • Problem solving skills and analytical.


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.
  • Ability to deal with competing priorities and manage time appropriately.  
  • 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.



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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