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Geotechnical Tailings Student

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14d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • You need a geotechnical/civil engineering student with knowledge in tailings process, strong communication skills, report writing, AutoCAD/MicroStation. Critical thinking, problem-solving, and adaptability are essential. Collaborative, detail-oriented team player.
  • You will assist project managers in designing tailings process systems, developing drawings, managing operations, and collaborating with clients and vendors on optimization projects.

Off-cycle Internship



  • Hatch is looking for a highly motivated Geotechnical Tailings Student, to join our Tailings Management Practice Group in the Metals business unit. The role will be based in the Hatch Mississauga office.
  • Hatch has been serving the world’s mining and metals industry with studies, design, engineering, development of innovative technologies, and project and construction management through commissioning and operations for both greenfield and brownfield facilities. 
  • As the mining industry faces new challenges, our focus is on innovation. Join us in helping our clients create measurable improvements to their operations throughout the entire mining lifecycle value chain. 


  • You bring to the role:
  • Bachelor’s student in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering from an accredited university.
  • knowledge / education with some notion of tailings process engineering design and construction.
  • Operations or previous engineering design is an asset.
  • Demonstrate good written, verbal communication, and presentation skills.
  • Some experience on report writing skills.
  • AutoCAD/ MicroStation is an asset.
  • Competencies (knowledge, skill, attributes):
  • Some understanding of engineering and business fundamentals as they apply to engineering problems and projects is an asset.
  • Ability to learn quickly and to take on new challenges.
  • Collaborative team player with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong written, presentation 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.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Work with project managers and specialized engineering practitioners to accomplish various tasks associated with tailings process and optimization projects.
  • Help designing tailings process systems and other relevant process units: conventional, non-conventional, hybrid-disposal, co-disposal.
  • Willing to gain extensive knowledge and experience in sizing and selection of technology and equipment: thickening, classification, filtration, transport.
  • Become familiar with deposition strategies and plans.
  • Support in managing all parts of the process from design logistics, build commission, and operations.
  • Learn to develop and read drawings including process PFD’s, PID’s
  • Learn general arrangement drawings, site plans.
  • Support on developing capital and operating cost estimates, technical specifications, and contract documentation.
  • Help on the work with clients, vendors, and other contractors to complete project deliverables.


Work type

Full time

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