Montreal, Quebec

Electrical Engineering Co-op Student

Vancouver, British Columbia

In order to be eligible to apply for this position you must be currently enrolled in a University Co-op Program.

Why join us?

At SNC-Lavalin, infrastructure sector doesn’t just create great buildings and facilities - we finance, design, build, operate and maintain buildings and facilities that directly enhance and support the well-being of the communities where we live and work. Using the highest technical standards and the most sustainable, efficient and safest project management approaches, we deliver world-class aircraft hangars, educational institutions, medical facilities, industrial and commercial developments, and recreational and cultural centres.

Our Buildings & Facilities Unit in Vancouver is looking for an Electrical Engineering Co-op Student to join our growing team. This is a 8-month term position that will start in May 2023. To perform this role successfully, the Electrical Co-op will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Draft in AutoCAD based on designer’s markups;
  • Model using Revit MEP based on designer’s markups;
  • Perform routine calculations and design as may be directed;
  • Assist with the design of Design building electrical systems for Buildings & Facilities, including all aspects of lighting, power distribution, fire alarm, security, & communications. Sectors may include healthcare, transit, commercial, government, educational, & institutional facilities.
  • Issue drawings and other documents to document control as directed/required.


What will you contribute?

  • Experience in AutoCAD drafting software is required;
  • Experience in MicroStation and Revit drafting software is an asset;
  • Currently enrolled in a degree program in electrical engineering or other relevant field of study (ideally in their last year).
  • Knowledgeable in Canadian Electrical Code and routine electrical calculations as it relates to Buildings & Facilities.
  • Be able to effectively communicate and coordinate with other members of a large team;
  • Be proactive and take self-initiative;
  • Have the ability to handle several tasks and projects at once
  • Fast learner, with the ability to adapt.



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Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.

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