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Environmental Science Student

Date: May 24, 2019

LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

Co-op positions at Suncor are more than just a work term. They provide you with significant and meaningful work experiences to help enable you to figure out where you want your career to go – better yet, many of our co-op students go on to become permanent Suncor employees after they graduate! You will work side-by-side with some of the most talented people in the energy industry, and your work assignments and mentoring will offer you outstanding academic and career growth.

We will help you to develop your professional skills and establish relationships with internal partners. In this position, you will report to the closure technology manager and you will help maintain the dozens of ongoing research projects and collaborate with the university researchers and consultants working on our mine and in situ project site.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Research projects include wetland, forest and lake design and monitoring; treatment wetland engineering; caribou conservation; wildlife risk assessment; and improving carbon sequestration in reclamation planning; water treatment; and reconciliation-focused efforts in landscape repair and conservation
  • Provide support to projects; organizing meetings and workshops with partners and Aboriginals
  • Participate and attend team meetings, write and/or review research reports and attend workshops as required
  • Develop a deep understanding of data analysis and provide support in developing presentations

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Current enrollment in a formal co-op or internship program in 3rd or 4th year Environmental Science at an accredited post-secondary institution, and returning to full-time studies after the work term
  • (Attach your transcripts with your application and clearly indicate the length of work term for which you are available)
  • A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • Prior field work and samples collection (water, soils, biological)
  • Flexibility in handling multiple tasks and priorities with a strong attention to detail
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite and familiarity with SAP
  • We value a self-starter with the ability to effectively work with minimal supervision to independently prioritize and handle workload; in particular, exercising independent discernment in planning, organizing, implementing and completing projects and initiatives

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other meaningful information:

  • You will be based in Calgary, Edmonton, Fort McMurray or Fort Hills
  • This is an 8 – 12 month work term, from September 2019 – August 2020
  • Some of these positions may have been identified as safety sensitive
  • Your work schedule will be determined based on the position requirements 

Why Suncor?

Start your career at Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – do it safely, or don’t do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our mission, vision and values.

Stay connected to us:

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

JOB CATEGORY: Students & New Grads

Job Segment: Environmental Engineering, Engineer, Sustainability, Water Treatment, Wastewater, Engineering, Energy

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