Engineering Co-op Student

  • Brix marine Inc
  • Vernon, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jul 17, 2022

Job Description

Job Description

The goal of our co-op program is to develop future engineering resources for our organization while providing support to our Design and Manufacturing Engineers. We structure the co-op assignments so that the candidates develop the ability with each new work term to accept an increasing level of complexity and self-reliance. Candidates must be available for a 4-8 month assignment beginning September 2022. KingFisher Boats in located in Vernon, British Columbia.

What will you do?
  • Follow all applicable KingFisher Boats and WorkSafeBC Occupational Health & Safety regulations.
  • Participate in the product development cycle including requirements analysis, design, validation, implementation, documentation, and ongoing support.
  • Prepare design documentation such as Drawings, Engineering Specifications and Test Reports for new and existing components.
  • Compile & publish Standard Operating Procedures for shop floor assembly instruction.
  • Hands on work in support of prototype development.
  • Utilize Solidworks to create new and update existing parametric models.
  • Design and create production jigs, fixtures, and tools.
  • Assist team in identifying and implementing process improvements.
  • Develop project plans, coordinate activities and report on project status.
  • Miscellaneous Product Development projects as assigned.


What do you need to succeed?
  • Enrollment in a Bachelor's Degree Program or Technical Diploma Program with a Major in Mechanical or Electromechanical Engineering.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a strong team.
  • Well-developed organizational skills with the ability to manage a variety of tasks.
  • Quick learner, systematic, strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Familiarity with 3D modeling and 2D drawing applications (Solidworks & Autocad Preferred).
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and adjust to shifting priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.


What's in it for you?
  • Co-op experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Indoor working conditions.
  • Working alongside a great team of talented individuals building a world-class product.
  • Family owned company.
  • Boating Experiences.


Working Conditions
  • Schedule - Monday to Friday - 8:00 am to 4:30 pm;
  • Mixed work environment - office and production floor.
  • Frequent periods of working at desk using computer.
  • Interactions with employees, management and the public at large.
  • Regular periods during which there is continuous physical effort is required, e.g., walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward.
  • Exposure to factors such as high noise levels, temperature variations, fumes, and moving machinery which may cause periods of discomfort.
  • Frequent need to give concentrated attention, either hearing or seeing to work being performed.