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Co-op Student, Reservoir Engineer

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Date: Sep 6, 2017

LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)
JOB NUMBER: 17360
 

Job Overview

Are you an enthusiastic, results oriented and self-motivated engineering student? We have an opportunity within our upstream business services in Calgary, AB to work in an integrated team including geologists, geophysicists and production engineers. In this position you will have the opportunity to work on new growth initiatives within the oil sands.

Key Accountabilities

  • Assist with the completion of engineering work packages and material requisition packages
  • Craft solutions to technical issues and in the verification of implementation of these solutions
  • Understand and optimize current operations and develop, maintain and implement a long-term depletion plan and make forecasts by using numerical simulation
  • Develop and manage tools for tracking process data for analysis and metrics reporting
  • Review daily production data for accuracy and capture in data management systems
  • Prepare and present summary reports, performance metrics reports, graphical representation and PowerPoint presentations as required
  • Provide regulatory support to growth applications
  • Assist in the development of production profiles to support long range plans
  • Use thermal reservoir simulators for optimizing depletion strategies
  • Understand and support current production as well as develop and implement production strategies for future steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) developments using basic concepts of thermodynamics to interpret the SAGD process as well as troubleshoot any production issues
  • Work on history matching and developing new wellbore modeling tools
  • Optimize completion designs of pumps, instrumentation, flow controls and tubulars
  • Participate in the creation of mine planning standards, policies and systems; the design of mine-site infrastructure (ditches, haul roads, stockpiles) and other development activities

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • Currently enrolled full-time in 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of an engineering program at an accredited university and returning to full-time studies after the work term
  • Attach your transcripts with your application in order to be considered; please clearly indicate the length of work term for which you are available
  • High school diploma or general education diploma (GED)

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong computer skills with intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel as well as working knowledge of process system software, Matlab, Aspen Plus, 2D Drafting using AutoCAD, and/ or process system modeling using HYSYS is an asset
  • Familiar with geo modelling and reservoir simulation software
  • Ability to perform mass and energy balance calculations is an asset
  • An understanding of oil and gas production and processing
  • Work accuracy, attention to detail and ability to analyze data is fundamental
  • You continually seek greater knowledge about the systems, processes and hazards in the workplace, to understand not just what you do but why you do it
  • You possess team player skill sets and understand the importance of collaboration with others to solve complex problems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, administration and organizational skills

Working Conditions

  • These positions may be identified as safety sensitive
  • This position is based in Calgary for a 4, 8, or 12 month work term beginning January 2018
  • Relocation support will be provided, if required

Why Suncor
Start your career at one of Canada's leading companies. Suncor looks for people who have the best to offer, and provides the same in return. We are committed to sustainable, ethical growth - Suncor is a company where you can contribute in a meaningful way, grow your skills and career, and achieve success.

As stewards of valuable natural resources, we have the opportunity – and responsibility – to help build a better future. By supporting resilience, skill development and social well-being in the communities around us, we strive to create shared value and benefit for all involved.

​Our employees are passionate and proud about giving back to the communities where they live and work. Their involvement makes a difference in helping to build sustainable communities. 

Through programs like SunCares, supported by Suncor and the Suncor Energy Foundation, we inspire our employees and retirees to contribute to social well-being, support the causes that are important to them and help us all work together to strengthen our communities and create energy for a better world.

Business Overview
Suncor Energy is Canada's energy company - meaning rewarding opportunities for you to apply your knowledge, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions. Our business portfolio spans the entire energy sector, from a leadership position in oil sands development, to refining and marketing operations, natural gas, and conventional oil production, internationally and offshore East Coast Canada.

And while we are working to responsibly develop petroleum resources and contribute to the communities where we live and work, we are also developing our renewable energy portfolio, which includes wind power and biofuels.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Canada's largest energy company - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.

Suncor promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Suncor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communitities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so if you are interested and qualified, apply now.

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