Engineering Co-Op Opportunities

Woodlands, Manitoba


Posted: December 25, 2023

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Company Description

Yakta is dedicated to having the best customer service and the most innovative products in the Outdoor Power Equipment industry. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of a growing family and growing company.

Job Description

Upcoming opportunity to join our Design & Testing team at Yakta. Our ideal candidates are problem solvers, innovators, and agile individuals.


4 month, 8 month, or 1 year terms starting in either January 2024, or May 2024.



·        Mechanical, Biosystems, Electrical Engineering or Technology Students.

·        Experience in machine design, and a strong background in mechanical/hydraulic/electrical systems are assets.

·        Students that have hands-on experience are highly desirable, such as experience as SAE members.



·        Design and develop mechanical and/or electrical systems and components for outdoor power equipment products.

·        Conduct analysis and testing of designs to ensure functionality and efficiency in outdoor environments.

·        Collaborate with cross-functional teams including product design, marketing, and manufacturing to ensure project timelines are met.

·        Participate in design reviews to gather feedback and make necessary changes.

·        Document and maintain design specifications, drawings, and test reports.

Create detailed 3D models using CAD software (SolidWorks preferred).

Additional Information


·        Competitive salary

·        Opportunity for travel and field testing

·        Access to state-of-the-art tools and equipment

·        Collaborative and innovative work environment

·        Opportunities for term extension and post graduation positions

·        Advancement in a fast-paced startup environment


If you are a creative and innovative individual with a passion for designing and building high-quality mechanical systems and components for outdoor power equipment, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to be considered for this position.