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Engineering Co-Op (Mechanical, Electrical, Civil)

A month ago

We're looking for an Engineering Co-Op!

Are you ready for a challenge?  Our engineering team at Drop is looking for a Co-Op student who is willing to go all in.  Drop’s working environment is fast, dynamic and a great balance between rewarding and demanding.  We don’t just need your skills; we need your effort and dedication.

Position Description

Co-Op students working for Drop will be exposed to a multitude of different aspects of manufacturing, electrical or Civil work.  Your daily duties as a Co-Op student may include and are not limited to the following:

                - 3-D or 2-D modelling in SolidWorks or Autodesk

                - Production of professional quality drawings

                - Analysis of designs and drawings

                - Cost optimization for projects

                - Material sourcing and acquisition

                - Supervision of the team for projects you are spearheading

                - Assisting the team on your projects. (You will get your hands dirty)

Co-Op students at Drop get to dive head-in to projects, and take charge of them from start to finish through a well-supported environment of Engineers, Technologists, Technicians and highly dedicated and skilled work colleagues throughout the organization. 


- 1st year or higher engineering (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical) related studies in a post-secondary institution

- Available for 8, 12 or 16 month Co-Op term 

- Strong work ethic, punctuality

- Drafting and design experience

- Good literacy for the interpretation of drawings

- Team work

- Field experience is an asset

- Understanding of where the Kootenays and Nelson is!

- Life experience is an asset (got any cool stories?)

About Drop

The Drop Group of companies includes Manufacturing, Development, Design, Marine and Non-Profit divisions.  Our 35000 square foot facility located near Nelson, BC is fully equipped with the entire gamut of manufacturing equipment. Our 40+ person production crew has the full range of skills from precision machining to fabrication and welding.   Our engineering team is very closely integrated into the production crew, forming a cohesive unit that is optimized for quick decision making.  Things move fast here: your drawings from the morning could be made by the afternoon.

Comraderie is a by-product of this integrated work atmosphere, but also an essential part of Drop’s DNA.  Being a part of the Drop team means being a part of our family.

Mission: To develop a people-focused community that provides growth opportunities for employees and businesses.

Vision: To be known as the best Made-to-Order sprocket manufacturer worldwide.


Your cover letter and resume will not be considered if they do not make us smile. Tell us about that time you ________________!

(Applications can also be sent to Qualified candidates with cool stories will be contacted directly.)

Engineering Manufacturing and Production