Internship (12 months co-op) - Extractive Metallurgy

July 15 2024
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Engineering,
Etobicoke, ON • Full time

Type of position: Trainee

Your future role on our team

When joining our team, your role will consist of collaborating with members of multidisciplinary engineering teams (engineers, technicians, drafters and other team members) and working on several projects by performing tasks related to consulting engineering such as study, design, detailed engineering or commissioning.

With us, you’ll get the opportunity to...

  • Applying established calculation and design methods.
  • Participating in the preparation and review of process schematics (PFD) and instrumentation/pipework (P&ID)
  • Developing mass and water balances with software such as Excel, Bilmat, MetSim or HSC
  • Sizing process equipment
  • Assisting in the development of internal tools and research in emerging technologies
  • Assisting in conducting testwork in BBA’s Material Self-Heating Laboratory
  • Receiving theoretical and practical training on the various phases of the work related to your field of academic knowledge
  • Participating in the preparation of reports, specifications, quotations and tenders.


  • Adaptable
  • Ability to maintain positive peer relationships
  • Ability to learn on the fly
  • Results-oriented
  • Aptitude for self-development

Overview of certifications and job requirements

  • Enrolled in a university program in metallurgical or chemical engineering
  • Minimum knowledge of reading drawings
  • Excellent knowledge of the MS Office Suite and other relevant software
  • Asset: knowledge of VBA programming
  • Asset: previous experience in mineral processing or extractive metallurgy (hydrometallurgy) (internship or in classroom)

Your benefits in joining BBA

  • Access to many experts and coaching
  • A caring environment where everyone’s ideas are listened to and there is no perception of hierarchy
  • Growing business with many opportunities
  • Participation in our firm’s major projects up to 2030:
    • Our Toward Net Zero plan and our ESG promise
    • 35% of women on our team
    • and much more!

About BBA
For over 40 years, we’ve been pushing the boundaries of engineering to serve our clients in the Energy and Natural Resources sector. At BBA, we develop innovative, flexible and sustainable solutions, from strategy to execution.
BBA is one of Canada’s leading private consulting engineering firms, focused on practice (PCB), with a network of 18 offices. Our teams work closely to deliver projects that shape tomorrow’s industry at the local, national and international levels.
Our people’s passion and excellence make BBA a Canada’s Best Employer and one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.
We have unique talents, and we’re committed to providing a workplace where you can be yourself. Job postings are written in gender-neutral language.
Learn more about us by visiting our LinkedIn page and join the networks of our talent attraction specialists to speak with them directly.

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