Mechanical Engineering Co-op
Schneider Electric
Burnaby British Columbia, CA
14d ago

Schneider Electric is seeking a co-op student for the position of Mechanical Engineer Co-op to join our team in Burnaby, BC.

The candidate would gain exposure to the exciting field of solar energy involving high power electronics, electro-mechanical product design, international manufacturing and product testing in a fast paced environment.

The position will primarily be responsible for CAD modeling and drawings, production documentation and mechanical testing for utility scale Photovoltaic (PV) inverters.


  • Create and modify mechanical designs and drawings in Solidworks
  • Implement production documentation (Bill of Materials, specifications)
  • Construct test setups, execute tests, analyze results and produce reports
  • Assess field and manufacturability issues of current products, propose solutions and implement
  • Interact with a team of mechanical engineers and other functions on a variety of PV products
  • JOB REQUIREMENTS : Primary Qualifications :

    Primary Qualifications :

    Experience & knowledge of :

  • CAD modeling and drawings in Solidworks
  • Design verification and validation planning and testing
  • Comfortable with hand tools and fabrication equipment
  • Desired Qualifications

    Experience & knowledge of :

  • Product design processes (ECOs, BOM creation)
  • Mechanical design of sheet metal parts, machined parts and weldments.
  • CAD file vault tools (EPDM)
  • Mechanical tolerancing (GDT)
  • Design for manufacturability
  • Keys to Success

    Skills necessary for success are :

  • Detail oriented and methodical
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Interpersonal skills to assist and collaborate with other functions, internally and externally
  • Education & Experience :

  • Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Physics, 2nd, 3rd or 4th year students
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