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Process Automation Engineering Student

Date: Jan 10, 2019

LOCATION: Sarnia, Ontario (CA-ON)

Why you should join us:

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.

Come and join our process automation team at our Sarnia refinery and build your resume with a company that offers challenges, respect, support, and some fun along the way. As the Process Automation Intern, you will be an integral part of the team, working with some of the latest control systems in an industrial production environment. You will be given an excellent opportunity to develop process engineering, process control and project management skills.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Assist with process control maintenance, development and improvement projects
  • Analyze process control performance and investigate issues to determine appropriate solutions
  • Work closely with other teams in engineering, operations and maintenance
  • Perform mass and energy balances
  • Provide support to problem solving activities using KT
  • Analyze refinery process operations
  • Produce support for updates to the refinery planning tools
  • Build macros and programs to improve data acquisition and analysis
  • Oversee and facilitate site wide United Way initiatives by acting as central contact focal

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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Current enrolment in a formal chemical engineering co-op program at an accredited post-secondary institution, and returning to full-time studies after the work term
  • (Attach your transcripts with your application and indicate your work term availability)
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • Prior oil and gas industry experience
  • Familiarity with refining processes or continuous manufacturing processes involving pressure, temperature and flow controls is an asset
  • Advanced computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as an interest to learn and use Visual Basic and Access
  • A motivated self-starter who can work well both independently and within a team environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as good time management skills, with the ability to multi-task effectively

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

  • You will work out of our Sarnia refinery in Ontario, located at 1900 St. Clair Parkway
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs
  • This is a 16-month work term, from May 2019 to September 2020

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.

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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

Job Segment: Process Engineer, Engineer, Refinery, Sustainability, Chemical Engineer, Engineering, Energy

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