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Geological Engineering Student

Date: Jan 15, 2019

LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)
JOB NUMBER: 25254
 

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.

You will work alongside the tailings technology development team and will be responsible for training the process of geochemical models developed for tailing treatment.  The activities you will be involved in will expose you to the slurry mechanics, in-line and off-line measurement of behavior, process and modelling.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Collate data collected from process testing at pilot and commercial scales for process model training
  • Port process model into standard geotechnical models for finite strain consolidation
  • Work with mine and tailings planning to develop settlement trajectories

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 4th year or Master’s Geological Engineering 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)
  • You have completed basic engineering soil mechanics, fluid mechanics and material science courses

Preference for:

  • You to have an interest in non-Newtonian fluids behavior
  • Deep understanding and extraordinary skills in data analytics
  • Extraordinary computer skills with intermediate to advanced proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel
  • A continuous improvement mindset and are able to seek greater knowledge and understanding of the systems, process and hazards in the workplace
  • A zero-tolerance for shortcuts, and if the procedure is incorrect, you fix it

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

  • You will work out of our Calgary head office, located in the Suncor Energy Centre at 150 – 6th Ave S.W.
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday
  • This is an 8 month work term, from May 2019 – December 2019 

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.

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