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Process Safety Engineering Student

Date: Feb 14, 2021

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

We require qualified and safety-focused employees for business-critical roles that maintain our commitment to operational excellence and reliable operations. We are using technology to conduct virtual interviews to adhere to physical distancing recommendations and we are well set up for remote onboarding and orientation.

Suncor encourages everyone to do their part and support global efforts to limit the impact of COVID-19 with good hygiene practices, physical distancing, and with care and consideration for the people around you. For more information on how we’re responding to COVID-19, click here. #StrongerTogether

Student positions (including co-ops and interns) 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 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.

If you are seeking a student opportunity to gain hands-on experience supporting tasks and activities relating to engineering process safety, then we have a great opportunity with the Process Safety team. You will aid with the coordination of process safety related activities with a primary focus on process hazard analysis.  

You will use your expertise to:

  • Support Process Safety Engineers in preparing and conducting Process Hazard Analysis (PHA). This may include:
    • Gather and review relevant process safety incidents and learnings
    • Prepare Process Safety Information packages
    • Support consequence analysis under guidance of a P. Eng
    • Provide support during the PHA study sessions
  • Develop and maintain internal departmental processes
  • Track, monitor, report and steward process safety metrics
  • Work with Process Safety Engineers to support consistent and standardized approaches to operational discipline and conformance to the Process Safety standards and processes

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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Current enrolment in a 3rd year Engineering program, with a preference for Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, at an accredited post-secondary institution, and returning to full-time studies after the work term (attach your transcripts with your application)
  • Well-developed skills with MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel)
  • Strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills
  • The ability to prioritize work to meet deadline, and adapt to change easily
  • Document management skills
  • Influential skills to drive collaboration across Suncor
  • Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity

Preference for:

  • A continuous improvement mindset and are able to seek greater knowledge and understanding of the systems, process and hazards in the workplace

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

  • You will work out of our Base Plant Mine in Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • If you reside outside of Fort McMurray, relocation of your primary residence to within 60 km of Fort McMurray is mandatory. Relocation support will be provided; we offer highly competitive housing assistance to eligible individuals
  • Travel to sites in the region may be required
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday
  • This is an 8 or 12-month work term, starting in May 2021

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 – if it isn't safe, we don't do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our purpose 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. Check out our social goal to learn how we are working to build greater mutual trust and respect with the Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

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

JOB CATEGORY: Students & New Grads