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Electrical Engineering Student

Date: Jan 12, 2019

LOCATION: Calgary or Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

Co-op positions 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 co-op 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.

We will give you multiple opportunities to work alongside experienced and talented engineers and specialists giving you exposure to hands-on experience. You will develop relationships with internal partners and gain an understanding of our operations.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Assist in the completion of engineering work packages and material requisition packages
  • Participate in developing solutions to technical issues and in the verification of implementation of these solutions
  • Build and lead tools for tracking process data for analysis and metrics reporting
  • Review daily production data for accuracy and you will input it into data management systems as well summary reports, performance metrics, graphical representation and presentations as required
  • Understand and optimize current production and you will craft production strategies for future Steam-Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) developments while using basic concepts of thermodynamics to interpret the process as well as solve problems

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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Current enrollment in a formal co-op or internship program in 3rd or 4th year Electrical Engineering at an accredited post-secondary institution, and returning to full-time studies after the work term
  • (Attach your transcripts with your application and clearly indicate the length of work term for which you are available)
  • A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel, VBA script, and macro programming
  • A dynamic understanding of process system software, MATLAB, ASPEN Plus, C++, 2D Drafting experience using AUTOCAD, and/ or process system modeling using HYSYS
  • Extraordinary written, verbal communication, administration and organizational skills

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

  • You will be based in Calgary, Edmonton, Fort McMurray or Fort Hills
  • This is an 8 – 12 month work term, from May 2019 – April 2020
  • Some of these positions have been identified as safety sensitive
  • Relocation support will be provided if approved for the position, we offer highly competitive housing assistance to eligible candidates
  • Your work schedule will be determined based on the position requirements 

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: Sustainability, Offshore Oil, Engineer, Electrical, Electrical Engineering, Energy, Engineering

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