Co-op Student - EMO

Looking for an exciting job opportunity that will launch your career? Halton Region’s co-op program provides a paid professional opportunity that allows you to gain valuable experience and develop the skill set you need to build a successful career.


We engage great people who contribute to meaningful work that makes a positive difference in our community. As a co-op at Halton, you will gain professional growth and development working alongside your mentors. You will be part of a progressive, service-focused and award winning employer.


Posting ID: 2597 
Department: Public Works 
Division: Engineering & Construction 
Pay Range: $18.96 - $21.98
Job Type: Co-op Student 
Contract Duration: up to 16 months starting May 2024
Hours of Work: 35  hours per week
Work Location: Halton Regional Centre - 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville
Employee Group: OCT 
Posting Date: December 14, 2023
Application Deadline: Posted until filled


To be eligible to apply for a co-op student position, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Legally entitled to work in Canada as a student.
  • In possession of a Social Insurance Number (card) at time of hire.
  • Currently enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution on a full-time basis and returning to school upon completion of the co-op work term(s).


This position will require the successful incumbent to provide proof of co-op eligibility, a transcript and tax credit form(s) from their school’s co-op department.

Job Summary

We are seeking a co-op student to complete a twelve-month term from May 2024 – August 2025 working 35 hours per week. 


Reporting to the Senior Project Advisor of Engineering Management Office within Engineering and Construction division, this position provides support in the delivery of Regional infrastructure projects.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists Project Managers, Project Coordinators, Contract Administrators and Construction Ambassadors with documentation of end-to-end project delivery processes and policies
  • Performs data collection and analysis and support the development of process performance dashboards
  • Conducts background research as required
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects
  • Assists in preparing  procurement documents for construction contracts
  • Conduct construction site visits as required
  • Attends project management meetings and group management meetings
  • Assists in preparing meeting agendas and minutes, managing assigned project tasks and project files
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Skills & Qualifications


  • Currently enrolled in a post-secondary program in Business Administration, Engineering or equivalent program
  • Demonstrated skills in MS - Office - Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, the ability to work independently & within a team
  • Strong time management skills, be able to manage work flow in order to complete work on time and as expected, and if required, the ability to work remotely from home

Working/ Employment Conditions

Working Conditions:

  • Travel will be required between office locations within Halton Region.  The incumbent must supply their own transportation. 


Important information about your application:

  •  In accordance with requirements in Ontario Regulation 191/11 – Integrated Accessibility Standards and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Region will accommodate the needs of individuals with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.  If you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please inform the Talent Acquisition representative of the nature of the accommodation(s) you require.  
  •  Please submit your application online. We will accommodate individual needs for applicants with disabilities and others who are not able to apply online. If you experience any issues with submitting your application, please contact HR Access at 905-825-6000 extension 7700.   
  •  Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on the deadline date specified on the posting.
  •  We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
  •  Personal information collected through the job application process will only be used for the purpose of determining qualifications for employment.
  •  If selected for an interview, you will be contacted by email and/or phone. Please ensure the contact information provided on your resume is up to date and that you check your email and voicemail regularly.

Halton Region serves more than 624,000 residents throughout Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville. We are committed to delivering high quality programs and services that make Halton a great place to live and work. We engage great people who contribute to meaningful work that makes a positive difference in our community.