Electrical Engineer Co-Op/Intern

The Mosaic Co.

Esterhazy, CA

The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) is the world’s leading integrated producer of concentrated phosphate and potash—two of the three most important nutrients in agriculture. We employ more than 13,000 people in six countries to serve farmers all over the world. Our Headquarters is in Lithia, Florida with operations throughout North America (U.S./Canada) and South America.

At Mosaic We Help the World Grow the Food it Needs - Apply today and join our team!

Where will you work:

Mosaic Potash Esterhazy is an underground potash mine located 90 kilometers south of Yorkton. Its split between three mine sites - K1, K2 and K3 which will be the largest, and one of the world’s most competitive underground potash mines in the world.

Housing and relocation can be provided for qualified candidates.


January 8 start for twelve months

Electrical Engineer Co-Op/Intern

An Electrical Engineer Co-Op/Intern at Mosaic will be assigned routine electrical engineering-related duties, including projects and management.

What will you do?

Day to day duties could include:

  • Electrical power system reliability improvement projects.

  • Participation in root cause failure analysis and execution of associated corrective actions.

  • Troubleshooting of electrical power systems related issues that may arise, such as power outages, electrical faults, and equipment failures.

  • Software based electrical power system modelling (including data collection, field verification, and model modifications).

  • Work on electrical power system relay network expansion.

  • Analysis of existing electrical preventative maintenance plans, and development and implementation of new plans.

  • Participation in inspection and maintenance of industrial electrical equipment including medium voltage switchgear, transformers, motor control centres, starters, variable frequency drives, and various digital protective devices and relays.

  • Communicate with various levels of personnel throughout the organization, including management, engineers (of various disciplines), journeyman tradespersons both electricians and mechanics.

  • Participation in team meetings and meetings specific to the project assignment.

  • Adhering to Mosaic’s mission, guiding principles and priorities, and key competencies.

What do you need for this role?

  • Second year or higher pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.

  • Basic knowledge of electrical theory to include AC distribution and transformation, AC/DC. motor control, power/analog/digital electronics and electromagnetic properties is required.

  • Basic computer skills required, and some computer programming experience preferred.

  • Experience with electrical power system modelling software would be an asset.

  • 72% Percentage or higher.

  • Ability to function in an industrial facility and underground in a mining environment.

  • 1-2 years of experience volunteering, working with student/school organizations, or work is preferred.

  • Previous internship or co-op experience is preferred.

  • Reliable transportation - You will need to be able to travel to and from sites.

  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn and implement learned process, procedures or software.

  • Strong verbal, written and listening communication skills, including presentation skills.

  • Ability to effectively work with employees at all levels within the organization and external customers, suppliers and vendors.

  • Maintain a clean work environment and comply with all safety and environmental policies.

  • Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills.

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.