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Chemical Engineering Co-op Student May 2022

Date: Jan 14, 2022

LOCATION: Montreal, Quebec (CA-QC)

Why you should join us:
Under the supervision of the chemical engineers, you will work with a team of highly motivated professionals in an environment tailored to the intern's needs. You will consolidate your technical knowledge while interacting with professionals from various disciplines. Join a dynamic and resourceful team where you can take on new challenges at a 137,000 barrel per day refinery that produces gasoline, distillates, asphalt, heavy fuel oil, petrochemicals, solvents and lubricant feedstock.

Suncor internship positions are not just internships. They provide interesting and rewarding work experiences to help you determine your career aspirations - best of all, many interns become permanent Suncor employees after graduation!


* And the pay is very competitive! *


You will use your expertise to:

  • Perform engineering mandates: hydraulic calculations, control valve sizing, instrumentation, process condition validation, etc.
  • Design and update computerized tools to monitor several parameters (e.g.: gasoline blends, railcar logistics, diesel qualities, and western crude influences)
  • Monitoring of numerous mass balances to improve models
  • Evaluate the performance of process equipment (pumps, exchangers, furnaces, etc.)
  • Assist in the evaluation of the performance of production units
  • Carry out certain projects and studies aimed at improving overall performance
  • Assist senior engineers in their various mandates
  • Carry out field operation surveys


We'd like to review your application if you have...
Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) student with at least 1.5 years of chemical engineering studies completed
  • A valid driver's license and a clean driving record
  • Excellent communication and professional skills
  • Strong focus on execution with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel)
  • Constantly seeks to expand knowledge of systems, processes, and hazards in the workplace to understand not only the nature of the job but also its purpose
  • Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity


* Must be enrolled in an accredited academic institution and returning to school full time after the internship. *

* Please include a copy of school transcripts with your resume and indicate the length of the internship for which you are available. *

* Fluent in French – please submit your resume in French *


Preference for:

  • Completed 1 previous internship or have relevant experience
  • Experience in the oil and gas industry
  • Good knowledge of English
  • Knowledge of Aspen Tech Hysys


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

  • This is a 4 month work term starting in January 2022 (possibility of 8 months)
  • You will work out of our Montréal office, located at 11701 Sherbrooke Street East
  • Learning environment surrounded by several disciplines (mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, operation)
  • Teamwork atmosphere based on mutual support
  • Be available to work overtime when required
  • Ability to work in harsh weather conditions and at heights
  • 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


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.

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