Engineering Coop Student - Winter Term

October 3 2019
Industries Vehicles (parts, sales, maintenance)
Categories Administrative, Clerical, Administrative, Clerical, Engineering
Vernon, BC

Company Description

KingFisher is the fastest growing designer, builder and marketer of welded heavy-gauge sportfishing boats in North America. We build and distribute 35 models in 5 series: Offshore, Coastal, Sport, Multi-Species and River Jet through an extensive global dealer network from California to Alaska to Eastern Europe.

Our Purpose: Enriching peoples’ lives while spending time on the water.

What We Value: Kingfisher Boats recognizes and embraces the importance of values in our ever-changing workplace. To be successful, all applicants must demonstrate behaviours that are reflective of our values:

  • Respect for People
  • Financial Responsibility
  • Being Accountable
  • Improving Everyday
  • Community Enrichment
  • Team Players

We offer a comprehensive compensation package that may include:

  • competitive salary,
  • afternoon shift premiums,
  • extended benefits,
  • profit sharing,
  • retirement saving plans,
  • employee purchase plans,
  • and education and apprenticeship opportunities.

KingFisher has received the award for Canada's Best Managed Company, the Employer of Choice award from Boating Business and is a WorkSafe BC COR/OSSE Certified employer.

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Job Description

  • Participate in the product development cycle including requirements analysis, design, validation, implementation, documentation, and ongoing support
  • Utilize Solidworks to create new and update existing parametric models
  • Prepare design documentation such as Drawings, Engineering Specifications and Test Reports for new and existing components
  • Compile & publish Standard Operating Procedures for shop floor assembly instruction
  • Design and create production jigs, fixtures, and tools
  • Assist team in identifying process improvements
  • Hands on work in support of prototype development
  • Develop project plans, coordinate activities and report on project status
  • Create and update boat layout drawings and models
  • Miscellaneous Product Development projects as assigned


  • Enrollment in a Bachelor’s Degree Program or Technical Diploma Program with a Major in Engineering
  • Completion of first year or greater
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be detail oriented and possess excellent follow up skills
  • Working knowledge of computer application software
  • Experience using Auto Cad and Solid Works preferred
  • Must be flexible and able to work overtime when required
  • Must be organized and work well with constant priority changes
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision

Additional Information

Kingfisher Boats provides an excellent learning environment for engineering Interns. The goal of our co-op program is to develop future engineering resources for our organization while providing support to our design and process engineers. We structure the co-op assignments so that the candidates develop the ability with each new work term to accept an increasing level of complexity and self-reliance. Candidates must be available for a 4-8 month assignment during the Winter/Spring of 2020.

We thank you for your interest in the position. Only those candidates who match the requirements and are eligible to work in Canada will be contacted/shortlisted.

Apply now!