Co-op Students' Tasks
 

Examples of Cégep (College) technical background: 

Civil Engineering Technology, Architectural Technology, Building Systems Engineering Technology, Property Assessment and Evaluation Technology
 

Examples of work that a construction engineering co-op student could do:

  • Supervision and inspection of work (S1, S2)
  • Computer-aided drafting (S1, S2)
  • Quality control of materials and work (S1, S2)
  • Laboratory testing (S1, S2)
  • Estimates of quantities and project costs (S1, S2)
  • Sampling water or soil for environmental studies (S1, S2)
  • Calculating quantities of contaminated soil and making estimates (S1, S2)
  • Supervision of environmental rehabilitation work (S1, S2)
  • Selection and application of proper construction methods and processes (S2, S3)
  • The use of information technologies in the construction sector (S2, S3)
  • Management and supervision of engineering work and engineering staff (S2, S3)
  • Planning and control of municipal, building and other engineering works (S2, S3, S4)
  • Analysis and design of steel and concrete structures (S3 ,S4)
  • Design of hydraulic structures (S3, S4)
  • Design of roads and foundations (S3, S4)

 

Examples of Cégep (College) technical background: 

Industrial Electronics Technology, Computer Engineering Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, Engineering Technologies, Avionics, Computer Science Technology.
 

Examples of work that an electrical engineering co-op student could do:

  • Installation, maintenance, repair and adjustment of electrical and computing equipment (S1, S2)
  • Technical and troubleshooting support (S1 ,S2)
  • Computer network configuration (S1, S2)
  • Programming of automatons and other systems (S1, S2)
  • Design and adaptation of various types of circuits (S1, S2)
  • Selection and installation of motors, electrical systems and power supply and protection system (S1, S2)
  • Evaluation, adaptation, installation and optimization of control systems (S2)
  • Use of computer-aided design tools and application to electrical engineering (S2, S3)
  • Use and adaptation of computerized systems and system interfaces; programming and communication protocols (S2, S3)
  • Evaluation of high voltage networks and their components (S2, S3)
  • Analysis, design and integration of telecommunications systems (S2, S3, S4)
  • Analysis and design of electronic, analog and digital circuits and power-assisted systems (S3, S4)
  • Analysis and design of power circuits and their application in control systems (S3, S4)
  • Project management and in-plant technical support (S3, S4)

 

Examples of Cégep (College) technical background: 

Computer Science Technology, Multimedia Integration, Computer Engineering Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology.

Examples of work that a software engineering co-op student could do:

  • Data collection and organization; software logic design (S1)
  • Software user documentation (S1)
  • Computer network configuration (S1)
  • Web site and computer systems programming (S1)
  • User interface analysis and design (S2)
  • Quality assurance (S2)
  • Management of small projects (S2)
  • Strategy implementation testing (S2)
  • Verification of accepted standards implementation within the organization (S2)
  • Requirements specification (S3)
  • Quality control (S3)
  • Software architecture (S3)
  • Database design (S3)
  • Reengineering (S3, S4)
  • Systems security (S3, S4)
  • Strategy design testing (S3, S4)
  • Detailed design and specifications (S3, S4)
  • Standards implementation (S3, S4)

Examples of Cégep (College) technical background: 

Mechanical Engineering Technology, Aerospace Engineering/Aircraft Maintenance Technology, Building Systems Engineering Technology, Engineering Technologies, Composite Materials Transformation, Industrial Maintenance Technology, Industrial Engineering Technology. 

Examples of work that a mechanical engineering co-op student could do:

  • Installation, maintenance, repair and adjustment of mechanical equipment (S1, S2)
  • Computer-aided drafting (AutoCAD, CATIA, Pro/ENGINEER) (S1, S2)
  • Manufacturing-cost estimates and time and motion studies (S1, S2)
  • Programming of CAD/CAM systems and robots (S1, S2)
  • Use of statistical techniques pertaining to quality control (S1, S2)
  • Control of industrial operations, simulation of handling systems and use of computer science to solve problems related to the technical management of production (S1, S2, S3)
  • Elaboration and implementation of preventive maintenance programs (S2, S3)
  • Choice of assembly procedures, establishment of welding procedures and use of various inspection and non-destructive testing techniques (S2, S3)
  • Computer-aided design of parts and machines and prototype design (S3, S4)
  • Planning and management of production, selection of instruments and equipment to control processes (S3, S4)
  • Design of circuits and specification and layout of components in hydraulic and pneumatic systems (S3, S4)

Examples of Cégep (College) technical background: 

Industrial Engineering Technology, Accounting and Management Technology, Business Management, Transportation Logistics, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Aerospace Engineering/Aircraft Maintenance Technology, Computer Science Technology.

Examples of work that an operations and logistics engineering co-op student could do:

  • Apply CAD tools to produce solutions for logistic problems (S1)
  • Organize service delivery and transportation of manufacturing goods (S1)
  • Determine task execution time (S1)
  • Participate in value-added activities: six sigma, 5 S, continuous improvement and Kaizen approaches (S1)
  • Analyze workstation ergonomics (S1)
  • Use CAD models (S1)
  • Participate in the design of manufacturing production, service delivery and logistic systems (S1)
  • Participate in benchmarking activities (S1, S2)
  • Implement and optimize material, services and product handling systems (S1, S2)
  • Participate in internal OHF (organization, handling and flow) studies (S1, S2)
  • Determine transportation work indicators (intensity, distance) (S1, S2)
  • Participate in impact analysis of information handling and flow technologies in terms of the location and organization of services (S1, S2)
  • Participate in studying the various internal organization models (S1, S2)
  • Identify the proper techniques for solving optimization models (S1, S2)
  • Define performance measurements and determine the permissible limits and applicable constraints (S1, S2, S3)
  • Organize a safe production line (S2, S3)
  • Participate in design projects for a service company (S2, S3)
  • Install, operate and improve production and inventory planning and control systems (S2, S3)
  • Develop production and workload programs (S2, S3 S4)
  • Manage supply and inventory systems for dependent and independent demands (S2, S3, S4)
  • Analyze performance measurements for goods and services production systems (S2, S3, S4)
  • Design an optimization model to represent a system (S2, S3, S4)
  • Create models for the purpose of system design and analysis (S2, S3, S4)
  • Participate in statistical quality improvement processes (S2, S3, S4)
  • Participate in impact analysis of information handling and flow technologies in terms of the location and organization of services (S2, S3, S4)
  • Analyze and design distribution and warehousing systems (S2, S3, S4)
  • Analyze and design supply chains (S2, S3, S4)

Examples of Cégep (College) technical background: 

Industrial Electronics Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Industrial Maintenance Technology, Computer Engineering Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, Aerospace Engineering Technology, Computer Science Technology.

Examples of work that an automated manufacturing engineering co-op student could do:

  • Installation, improvement and maintenance of electromechanical equipment (S1, S2)
  • Computer-aided drafting (S1, S2)
  • Configuration and programming of software and computer systems (S1, S2)
  • Automating processes around the production of goods and services (S2, S3)
  • Programming robots (S2, S3)
  • Control of operations and simulation of industrial systems (S2, S3)
  • Calculating profitability and managing production of goods and services (S3, S4)
  • Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing (S3, S4)
  • Selecting and integrating systems involving various technologies such as IT, mechanics, electronics, robotics and computer vision (S3, S4)

Examples of Cégep (College) technical background: 

Computer Science Technology, Multimedia Integration, Electronics Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering Technology.

Examples of work that an information technology engineering co-op student could do:

  • Technical and troubleshooting support (S1)
  • Data collection and organization; software logic design (S1)
  • Software user documentation (S1)
  • Web site and computer systems programming (S1)
  • User interface analysis and design (S2)
  • Participation in an organized context to development, maintenance, support and process improvement teams (S2)
  • Quality assurance (S3)
  • Management of small projects (S3)
  • Web application design (S3)
  • Information systems development: business process analysis, requirements specification, deployment (S3)
  • Database design (S3)
  • Systems security (S3, S4)
  • Network management (S3, S4)
  • Multimedia development (S3, S4)