InSitu Engineering Student (Calgary, Alberta, Canada)


LOCATION: Calgary , Alberta (CA-AB)
JOB NUMBER: 45262
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

Within the In Situ Resources Team, we have multiple opportunities for you to gain valuable experience in the field of subsurface engineering. Successful candidates will obtain a position as a Reservoir, Production, Drilling or Completions Engineering Student.

You will use your expertise to:


Collaborate on meaningful technical projects that support Suncor’s operating and emerging Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) assets: MacKay River and Firebag .
Monitor process trends to optimize production performance and steam distribution.
Develop new toolkits while exploring opportunities for automation and data analytics.
Develop workover, well intervention, and well design plans / procedures.
Assist in the creation of drilling / completions programs involving contractor interfacing, material requisition, and oversight of field execution and cost control.
Evaluate well integrity issues (i.e. corrosion, sand control, surface casing vent flows)
Optimize artificial lift methods involving gas lift or electric submersible pumps (ESP’s).
Evaluate the performance of flow control devices and subsurface instrumentation.
Develop geo-models using history matching and thermal reservoir simulations.
Support technical and economic analysis of new technology pilots.


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

Must-Haves (Minimum Requirements):


Current enrollment in a Bachelor of Engineering program or graduate engineering program at an accredited post-secondary institution, and returning to full-time studies after the work term.
Alignment with Suncor’s values : safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter, and do the right thing
(Attach your transcripts with your application and clearly indicate the length of work term that you are available for).



Strong collaboration skills that enable you to build strong and positive relationships within diverse groups.
Self-starter with the ability to take initiative and drive projects forward. 
A continuous improvement mindset that enables you to seek greater knowledge and understanding of the systems, processes and hazards in the workplace.
Ability to multi-task and manage several competing and complex priorities
Can identify out-of-the-ordinary conditions and/or anticipate potential problems, taking necessary initiatives to proffer solutions.
Proficiency with Microsoft office software (i.e. Excel, Word, Powerpoint, etc.)


Preference for:


Applicants with a desire for a career in the oil & gas industry.
Work experience in the oil and gas industry; in your resume, please indicate any specific skillsets you have that relate to the oil and gas industry (ex. Field experience, office experience).
Data analytics experience is necessary for some but not all of the positions. If you are enrolled in a discipline that specializes in data sciences or if you have experience in the fields of automation, coding (using python), statistics, or surveillance by exception techniques, please clearly indicate this in your resume and describe your qualifications.


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


This is an 8 month work term starting in January 2021.

You will work at our Calgary head office, located at the Suncor Energy Centre (150 6th Ave SW)

Work hours will be Monday - Friday (40 hour week)

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.

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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. Check out our social goal to learn how we are working to build greater mutual trust and respect with the Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

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