Engineering Co-Op Student

Position: Engineering Co-Op Student
Employment Type: 4 months Contract (September – December)
Starting Date: September 2020
Reporting to: Operations Engineer
Location: Rocky View, AB


At Enterra, our core purpose is to harness the power of insects to feed and care for the world. Since 2007 we have been pioneering large-scale, sustainable insect production in North America, producing the highest quality ingredients for our innovative animal feed and pet food customers.

We live by our core values of Quality, Integrity and Innovation. Our team is full of motivated and hardworking people that are committed to making the world a better place.

We are looking for an enthusiastic engineering co-op student to join our team and contribute to the safe and reliable commissioning and start-up of our new production facility in Balzac, AB. The position term is four months beginning May 2020 through to the end of August 2020.



  • Strict adherence to health and safety policies
  • Assist in a wide variety of tasks supporting the Plant Manager, Site Engineer and Construction Team transitioning from construction to operations, including both hands-on and office-based tasks
  • Liaise with third party contractors and suppliers to support plant commissioning and operations, safety and maintenance requirements
  • Understand and respect the biological impacts of the process, including livestock health, nutrition, rearing and breeding
  • Troubleshoot issues and work with the Plant Manager, Site Engineer and other employees and vendors to resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Support development of Standard Operating Procedures



  • Currently enrolled in an engineering program (college or university)
  • Strong team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated – brings a positive “can-do” attitude and strong work ethic
  • Hands-on experience with tools and equipment is required
  • Ability to lift loads of up to 50 lb.
  • Experience with industrial or farm equipment is an asset
  • Experience in the food or agriculture industry is an asset
  • Works well independently to complete projects on timeMust hold a valid drivers’ license


  • Competitive salary based on experience

For more information about Enterra, please visit

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume.

Closing date August 15th, 2020.