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Mechanical Engineering Student - Winter 2020 - Pulp & Paper Divison

Irving Pulp and Paper
19003891 Requisition #




At J.D. Irving, Limited, you are part of an energetic team of professionals who lead with integrity and are passionate about achieving results.  With a culture that nurtures talent and creates an inclusive workplace, you can grow your career across our diverse operating divisions.


We currently have an exciting opportunity within our operations for a Mechanical Engineering Co-op Student.



  • Education Required: Currently enrolled in a Mechanical Engineering university program and in good academic standing
  • Years of Experience Required: <2 years
  • Ability to work in a team environment involving engineering consultants, equipment suppliers, unionized contractors, and mill personnel to ensure projects are completed in a cost effective, timely, safe, and quality manner.
  • Ability to work safely both in the office and on mill construction sites
  • Very good communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple assignments and shifting priorities
  • High energy level with thorough attention to details
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Physically capable of climbing ladders and staging

What You Can Expect from your Work Term:

  • Project concept development and preliminary design assignments
  • Project drawings and documents management activities
  • Assignments related to the development of project funding applications, justifications
  • Detailed design assignments
  • Participation in the supervision of engineering and design contracts
  • Preparation of request for proposal documentation and comparisons
  • Requisitioning of materials and services
  • Participation in the management of construction contracts
  • Project construction, commissioning, and start-up support activities.
  • Following mill project management procedures to initiate, build, and commission maintenance and capital projects
  • Assist in the preparation of engineering project proposals
  • Working with contractors and mill personnel to determine scope, planning, and execution of work packages for mill projects
  • Assisting maintenance staff when required

Please submit an application, including a resume and transcripts. 


This position will be based out of one of our 4 mill locations.There are 3 mills located in Saint John NB and the 4th is located approximately 45 minutes outside of the city in Lake Utopia NB. Each student is responsible to provide their own reliable form of transportation to and from work.  

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:


NOTE: The recruiter is reviewing and interviewing applicants for this position as they are received. If you are interested in this posting, you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. 


We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  


To learn more about our products and services, click here.


Please be advised that some positions have been designated as ‘Safety Sensitive’ where the employee holding the position has a heightened responsibility for his/her own safety or the safety of others due to the nature of the job. If this is the case, you will be informed in the interview process



Irving Pulp and Paper Division is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

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