Electrical Designer Student - 2020

Location: Winnipeg MB Posted Date: October 24, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 2141017176 Careermine Job Id: 1814552
Requisition ID: 22128

Job Category:Engineering

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.

Our Project Delivery Group (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!

Title: Electrical Designer (Student or New/Recent Graduate in Electrical or Instrumentation)

Position Summary:

Hatch is seeking an Electrical Designer Student or new/recent graduate with interest in Electrical and Power system engineering in our Project Delivery Group. Reporting to the Electrical discipline lead Engineer, you will support projects globally working from our Winnipeg office with opportunities in other Hatch offices and at project job sites.

What Will a Career at Hatch Offer You:

You will:
  • Be given opportunities to contribute to complex projects in meaningful ways
  • Gain project experience in Canada and around the world
  • Collaborate with employees from different cultures around our global organization
  • Work in an exciting environment where you can use your degree in your choice of traditional sectors or emerging and innovative industries
  • Gain relevant experience and support in obtaining your professional designation
  • Benefit from formal and informal mentorship from some of the leading minds and authorities in the industry
  • Participate in local Professional Development Programs, 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. You’ll work on problems and be given opportunities in the office and on project sites that you have never had before.


  • Work independently and as part of a team to complete electrical engineering design deliverables for a variety of projects
  • Prepare electrical deliverables, including but not limited to:
  • Develop and check 3D models in an integrated CAD (MicroStation as well as AutoCAD) environment
  • Calculations (voltage drop, grounding, lighting, etc.)
  • Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs)
  • Engineering lists (load list, equipment list, cable and raceway schedules, material take-offs)
  • Procurement packages (equipment specifications, technical bid evaluations, vendor data review)
  • Power system modeling and design (ETAP, SKM, EasyPower, etc.),
  • Design Deliverables (single line diagrams, loop drawings, electrical layouts, schematics)
  • Program using PLC and/or DCS as per project requirements
  • Become knowledgeable with electrical/Instrumentation design and their practical applications, regional codes and standards (CSA, NEC, IEC, etc.), various engineering design tools and applications, and Hatch’s quality procedures
  • Work collaboratively in a multi-discipline environment to deliver the best solution for our clients
  • Assist our senior engineers and designers with their responsibilities including but not limited to checking engineering deliverables, attending design reviews, quality reviews, and participating in site inspections and walkdowns
  • Willing and able to travel to project sites (office and construction) including remote site locations

Education and Experience:

  • Working towards or new/recent graduate with an Electrical engineering diploma (Electrical or Instrumentation)
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD or MicroStation 2D and 3D.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office software (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Knowledge of electrical systems designs for industrial facilities.
  • Dedicated team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Self-start with the ability work both in a team environment and independently.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good knowledge of the Canadian Electrical Code

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
  • Have demonstrated technical aptitude
  • 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
  • Has a strong sense of health and safety

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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