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Construction Engineering
Cégep (college) technical background:

Civil Engineering Technology, Architectural Technology, HVAC Technology, Property Assessment and Evaluation Technology, Geomatic

Specializations in the Bachelor’s program:

  • Buildings
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Structures
  • International Project

Types of work-term tasks:

       
  • Supervision and inspection of work
   
  • Computer-aided drafting
   
  • Quality control of materials and work
   
  • Laboratory testing
   
  • Estimates of quantities and project costs
     
  • Selection and application of proper construction methods and processes
   
  • The use of information technologies in the construction sector
   
  • Management and supervision of engineering work and engineering staff
   
  • Planning and control of municipal, building and other engineering works
   
  • Analysis and design of steel and concrete structures
   
  • Design of hydraulic structures
   
  • Design of roads and foundations
S1  S2  S3  S4

Learn more about the Bachelor of Construction Engineering program (in French) and the courses that are available.
Electrical Engineering
Cégep (college) technical background:

Electronics, Physical Technology, Avionics, Computerized Systems, Computer Science

Specializations in the Bachelor’s program:

  • Information Technologies and Telecommunications
  • Computer Science
  • Energy and Industrial Control
  • Healthcare Technologies

Types of work-term tasks:

       
  • Installation, maintenance, repair and adjustment of electrical and computing equipment
   
  • Technical and troubleshooting support
   
  • Computer network configuration
   
  • Programming of automatons and other systems
   
  • Design and adaptation of various types of circuits
   
  • Selection and installation of motors, electrical systems and power supply and protection system
     
  • Evaluation, adaptation, installation and optimization of control systems
     
  • Use of computer-aided design tools and application to electrical engineering
   
  • Use and adaptation of computerized systems and system interfaces; programming and communication protocols
   
  • Evaluation of high voltage networks and their components
   
  • Analysis, design and integration of telecommunications systems
   
  • Analysis and design of electronic, analog and digital circuits and power-assisted systems
   
  • Analysis and design of power circuits and their application in control systems
   
  • Project management and in-plant technical support
S1  S2  S3  S4

Learn more about the Bachelor of Electrical Engineering program (in French) and the courses that are available.
Software Engineering
Cégep (college) technical background:

Computerized Systems Technologies, Computer Science, Multimedia Intégration

Specializations in the Bachelor’s program:

  • Information systems
  • Embedded systems
  • Interactive systems

Types of work-term tasks:

       
  • Hardware installation, maintenance and repair
     
  • Technical and troubleshooting support
     
  • Systems and control systems programming; design and tuning of various types of circuits
     
  • Data collection and organization; software logic design
     
  • Software user documentation
     
  • Computer network configuration
 
 
  • Web site and computer systems programming
     
  • Drawings and prototypes of processing systems
       
  • Object-oriented design and programming
     
  • User interface analysis and design
     
  • Quality assurance
     
  • Management of small projects
     
  • Strategy implementation testing
     
  • Verification of accepted standards implementation within the organization
       
  • Requirements specification
     
  • Quality control
     
  • Software architecture
     
  • Database design
     
  • Reengineering
   
  • Systems security
   
  • Telecommunications networks
   
  • Strategy design testing
   
  • Detailed design and specifications
   
  • Standards implementation
   
  • Contributing to teams working on development, maintenance, support and process improvements in a structured environment
S1  S2  S3  S4

Technological and programming tools used by students in Software Engineering:
  • Databases: Access, Oracle, SQL-Server, MYSQL
  • Languages: C, C++, Java, Visual Basic, Z
  • Web development: HTML, Java Script, XML, ASP
  • Networks: TCP/IP, Opnet, Cisco
  • Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
  • Development tools: Rational Suite Entreprise, CVS, Rational Software Architect, Eclipse, Visual Studio
  • Computer graphics softwares: Softimage XSI, OpenGL, GLUT

Learn more about the Bachelor of Software Engineering program (in French) and the courses that are available.
Mechanical Engineering
Cégep (college) technical background:

Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, HVAC, Aeronautics, Manufacturing, Preventive Maintenance

Specializations in the Bachelor’s program:

  • Manufacturing
  • Aeronautical Design
  • HVAC
  • Mechanical Systems
  • Production Systems
  • Healthcare Technologies

Types of work-term tasks:

       
  • Installation, maintenance, repair and adjustment of mechanical equipment
   
  • Computer-aided drafting (AutoCAD, CATIA, Pro/ENGINEER)
   
  • Manufacturing-cost estimates and time and motion studies
   
  • Programming of CAD/CAM systems and robots
   
  • Use of statistical techniques pertaining to quality control
   
  • Control of industrial operations, simulation of handling systems and use of computer science to solve problems related to the technical management of production
   
  • Elaboration and implementation of preventive maintenance programs
   
  • Choice of assembly procedures, establishment of welding procedures and use of various inspection and non-destructive testing techniques
     
  • Computer-aided design of parts and machines and prototype design
   
  • Planning and management of production, selection of instruments and equipment to control processes
   
  • Design of circuits and specification and layout of components in hydraulic and pneumatic systems
S1  S2  S3  S4

Learn more about the Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering program (in French) and the courses that are available.
Automated Manufacturing Engineering
Cégep (college) technical background:

Electronics, Computerized Systems, Avionics, Mechanical Engineering, Aircraft Construction, Orthesis and Prothesis, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing

Specializations in the Bachelor’s program:

  • Manufacturing Systems
  • Industrial Informatics
  • Aeronautical Production
  • Healthcare Technologies

Types of work-term tasks:

       
  • Installation, maintenance, repair and adjustment of mechanical and electrical equipment
   
  • Use and interpretation of drawings and codes pertaining to design and manufacturing
   
  • Manufacturing-cost estimates and time and motion studies
   
  • Computer-aided drafting (AutoCAD, CATIA)
   
  • CAD/CAM system and industrial robot programming
   
  • Use of languages and software applicable to programmable logic controllers, industrial robots, the numerical control of machine tools and process control
   
  • Use of available technologies for the computer-aided design, manufacturing and inspection
   
  • Control of industrial operations, simulation of handling systems and use of computer science to solve problems related to the technical management of production
     
  • Evaluation of all aspects of manufacturing, including design, production, assembly and inspection
   
  • Selection and integration of various technologies into automated manufacturing systems
   
  • Evaluation of the impact of the introduction of automated systems and equipment on costs, maintenance, worker training, productivity, work organization, and so on
S1  S2  S3  S4

Learn more about the Bachelor of Automated Production Engineering program (in French) and the courses that are available.
Operations and Logistics Engineering
Cégep (college) technical background:

Industrial Engineering, Transportation Logistics, Computer Engineering, Manufacturing, Business Administration

Specialization in the Bachelor’s program:

  • Services
  • Manufacturing

Types of work-term tasks:

       
  • Apply CAD tools to produce solutions for logistic problems
     
  • Organize service delivery and transportation of manufacturing goods
     
  • Determine task execution time
     
  • Participate in value-added activities: six sigma, 5 S, continuous improvement and Kaizen approaches
     
  • Analyze workstation ergonomics
     
  • Use CAD models
     
  • Participate in the design of manufacturing production, service delivery and logistic systems
     
  • Participate in benchmarking activities
   
  • Implement and optimize material, services and product handling systems
   
  • Participate in internal OHF (organization, handling and flow) studies
   
  • Determine transportation work indicators (intensity, distance)
   
  • Participate in impact analysis of information handling and flow technologies in terms of the location and organization of services

 
  • Participate in studying the various internal organization models
   
  • Identify the proper techniques for solving optimization models
   
  • Define performance measurements and determine the permissible limits and applicable constraints
   
  • Organize a safe production line
   
  • Participate in design projects for a service company
 
  • Install, operate and improve production and inventory planning and control systems
   
  • Develop production and workload programs
 
  • Manage supply and inventory systems for dependent and independent demands
 
  • Analyze performance measurements for goods and services production systems
 
  • Design an optimization model to represent a system
 
  • Create models for the purpose of system design and analysis
 
  • Participate in statistical quality improvement processes
 
  • Participate in BPR (Business Process Reengineering) studies
   
  • Analyze and design distribution and warehousing systems
   
  • Analyze and design supply chains
S1  S2  S3  S4

Learn more about the Bachelor of Operations and Logistics Engineering program (in French) and the courses that are available.
Information Technology Engineering
Cégep (college) technical background:

Computerized Systems Technologies, Computer Science, Multimedia Integration

Specializations in the Bachelor’s program:

  • Multimedias
  • e-business
  • Management and design of business infrastructures and networks

Types of work-term tasks:

       
  • Hardware installation, maintenance and repair
     
  • Technical and troubleshooting support
     
  • Systems and control systems programming; design and tuning of various types of circuits
     
  • Data collection and organization; software logic design
     
  • Software user documentation
     
  • Computer network configuration
     
  • Web site and computer systems programming
     
  • Drawings and prototypes of processing systems
       
  • Object-oriented design and programming
     
  • User interface analysis and design
     
  • Participation in an organized context to development, maintenance, support and process improvement teams
       
  • Quality assurance
     
  • Management of small projects
     
  • Web application design
     
  • Information systems development: business process analysis, requirements specification, deployment
     
  • Database design
     
  • Systems security
   
  • Network management
   
  • Multimedia development
   
  • Contributing to teams working on development, maintenance, support and process improvements in a structured environment
S1  S2  S3  S4

Learn more about the Bachelor of Information Technology Engineering (in French) program and the courses that are available.

Technological and programming tools used by students in IT:
  • Databases: Access, Oracle (and Intermedia), SQL-Server, MYSQL
  • Languages: C, C++, Java, Visual Basic
  • Web development: HTML, Java Script, XML, SP, Perl, Flash Websphere
  • Networks: TCP/IP, Opnet, Cisco
  • Platforms: DOS, Linux, Mac, Windows
  • Development tools: Rational Suite Entreprise, CVS, Rational Software Architect, Eclipse, Visual Studio
  • Computer graphics softwares: Softimage XSI, OpenGL, GLUT

Masters level co-op work-terms
Masters students are available for co-op work-terms at your company. For more information, please contact the Co-operative Education Department.

Eligible masters programs:

  • Aerospace engineering
  • Automated manufacturing engineering
  • Construction engineering
  • Design and management of Canadian engineering projects
  • Electrical engineering
  • Engineering project management
  • Environment engineering
  • Healthcare technology
  • Information technology
  • Innovation management
  • International projects and global engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Occupational health and safety risk engineering
  • Renewable energy and energy efficiency
  • Software engineering
  • Telecommunications systems

Learn more about our masters programs.