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Mechanical Engineering Student

Date: Aug 23, 2019

LOCATION: Various, Alberta (CA-AB)
JOB NUMBER: 28033

Why you should join us:

Student positions at Suncor (including co-op and intern) 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 help you develop your professional skills and establish relationships with internal partners.  You will also explore how engineering functions either in our upstream (oil sands and in situ), downstream (refinery) operations, Fort Hills, major projects or business services operations.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Assist in the completion of engineering and material requisition work packages
  • Participate in developing solutions to technical issues
  • Understand our current operations, develop, maintain, and implement a long-term depletion plan and make forecasts, using thermal reservoir simulations
  • Develop and handle tools for tracking process data for analysis and metrics reporting
  • Build a tool for a daily review of production data
  • Prepare and present summary reports, performance metrics reports, graphical representation and presentations as required

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 Mechanical 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 the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel
  • Working knowledge of process system software, MATLAB, ASPEN Plus, 2D Drafting using AUTOCAD and HYSYS
  • Strong collaboration skills that enables you to build strong, positive relationships with diverse groups
  • 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 meaningful information:

  • You will be based in Calgary, Edmonton, Fort McMurray or Fort Hills
  • This is an 8 – 12 month work term, from September 2019 – August 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.

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


Job Segment: Mechanical Engineer, Engineer, Thermal Engineering, Sustainability, Refinery, Engineering, Energy

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