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Summer Aboriginal Student, Production Technician

Date: Jan 10, 2019

LOCATION: Edmonton, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

Student positions at Suncor are more than just a work term. They provide you with significant and important work experiences to help enable you to determine where you want your career to go – better yet, many of our 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 join one of our operating teams who will teach you how to safely monitor all processes and equipment within the area you are assigned. With the mentorship of qualified team members, you will gain valuable knowledge of working in a dynamic oil and gas environment.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Monitor all processes and equipment in your assigned unit area
  • Perform routine operating tasks (i.e. monitor levels, temperatures, pressures, etc.)
  • Monitor the operating area for abnormal conditions (i.e. mechanical or process related)
  • Perform basic troubleshooting and provide creative solutions
  • Perform product sampling as required
  • Assist in the preparation of equipment for maintenance
  • Perform housekeeping duties and operational maintenance as assigned
  • Provide summer relief for full-time Process Operators
  • Assist field personnel in responding to unit upset conditions ensuring that established procedures are followed
  • Log process changes and unit conditions in OLT (Operator Log Tool)

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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Been enrolled as a 1st or 2nd year Indigenous student in a Power Engineering Technology or industry-related program at an accredited post-secondary institution, and returning to full-time studies in the fall
  • Attach your transcripts with your application
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • Oil and gas experience and previous safety training
  • A mechanical aptitude and skills to allow for a hands-on operation of plant equipment (i.e. pumps, compressors, heaters, etc.)
  • The ability to work and communicate in a team environment

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

  • You will work out of our Edmonton refinery in Sherwood Park, located at 801 Petroleum Way (note: the Edmonton refinery is not accessible via public transportation, so you must have a valid driver’s licence and access to reliable transportation at the time of interview)
  • This is a four-month work term starting the end of April 2019 to the beginning of September
  • Some heavy lifting, use of ladders and working on elevated work sites such as scaffolds and towers
  • Able to perform work in a variety of different environments, both indoor and outdoor as well as within confined spaces
  • You don’t have any concerns with using a self-contained breathing apparatus

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

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