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Job Title :
Mechanical Engineering Co-op Student (Summer 2020)
Job Category :
Internship
Job Status :
Trainee
Location :
Vancouver
Reference Number :
2019-850-2776
Role :
Our Vancouver Office is growing!

With 12 offices across Canada BBA is ranked among Canada’s Best Employers and is in the prestigious Platinum Club of the Canada’s Best Managed Companies.

BBA is a multidisciplinary consulting engineering firm providing professional services and highly technical expertise. We provide smart, specialized solutions. BBA serves the energy and natural resources industries: renewables, mining and metals, pulp and paper, biofuels, oil and gas markets.

BBA encourages diversity to match the demographics of Canada, this stimulates the generation of innovative solutions. Our 950+ employees create a fun work environment encouraging knowledge sharing and skill development. Our employees are trusted with mandates that push their limits, both at the office and on site.

BBA is recognized as proud professionals who positively impact society’s development by providing practical and technologically advanced solutions in a mindful way. The firm is engaged in creating value with safe sustainable and resilient solutions for communities.

To find out more about BBA, visit www.bba.ca.
Job Description :
Your role as a Mechanical Engineering Co-op Student will be to participate in engineering projects, from front end-studies through field implementation. As part of a team, you will be responsible for ensuring the quality of professional services provided and maintaining good working relationships with clients.

Other responsibilities will include:
• Applying established calculation and design methods and at times develop new design techniques.
• Receiving theoretical and practical training in their field of study.
• Taking part in the preparation of reports, specifications, estimates, tenders.
• Providing assistance for routine inspections or technical surveys.
• Giving support to engineers or technicians for performance testing or commissioning.
• Providing assistance for on site work supervision.
• Providing assistance to engineers, designers and technicians in performing calculations, data collection and plant layout.
• Respecting recommended working methods.
• Understanding, mastering, and applying the profession’s practice guidelines.
Work Schedule :
37.5 hours/week
Skills :
• Client-oriented
• Proactive, takes initiative and possesses creative and innovative problem-solving skills
• Adaptable to various environments and situations
• Comfortable working independently and within a team
• High capacity to learn on projects
Requirements :
• Enrolled in a Mechanical Engineering program
• Ability to understand and interpret technical draings
• Knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, MS Project, Word, Excel, Access), Acrobat Reader
• Eligible to work in Canada as a full-time employee (37.5hr/week)
• Good academic grades
• Excellent communication skills in English (both verbal and writing)
• Asset: Ability to communicate in French
• Some background in specialized software considered as a valuable asset: AutoCAD, Solidworks, Trace 700, and Ansys

BBA is committed to promoting diversity and employment equity. We thank you for your interest in our firm. Please note that only those candidates selected will be contacted.
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