Student Operator - Fox Creek, AB

Shell - Field Office

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Job ID 132830BR_EN

If you’re highly ambitious, safety-conscious, and thrive in complex and uncertain situations, then this role is for you. It will help you grow and develop in a business that encourages both personal and professional development where you’ll be part of dynamic diverse team.
Working in our oil refineries, our petrochemical plants, onshore and offshore production fields, and other operations, a career in Operations and Maintenance at Shell is one right at the front line of the company’s activities.
Where you fit in
Operations and Maintenance jobs at Shell are essential to the ongoing successes of the company. In one of our Operations roles you will be part of a growing team that is tasked with the safe and efficient day-to-day operation of our global projects and assets.
Who we’re looking for
Shell Canada Limited has summer positions available for Power Engineering Technology students. These positions are based in Fox Creek, AB.

Applicants should be mobile and willing to relocate between the months of May/June through August 2019.

Note: These positions will not qualify as time towards your Steam Ticket Certification. Please apply only if you do not require steam time. This position offers hands on experience.

Summer student responsibilities:
  • Monitoring & troubleshooting process operations, with a focus on safety, environment, and profitability
  • Actively participate in accident/incident reporting
  • Actively participate in Emergency Response Program
  • Troubleshoot mechanical malfunctions and process disruptions
  • Work closely with Maintenance and contractors ensuring Safe Work Permits and equipment isolation(s) are conforming to Shell business processes
  • Assist with minor maintenance on shift, if required
  • Work at heights and in confined spaces
  • Technical competence, understanding of process units and work processes in an operating environment
  • Correct and/or report potential failures or equipment malfunctions
  • Participate in job planning functions such as practice/procedure development or validation
  • Safety focus (Safe Work Practices, Hazard Task Analysis) core safety skills training will be provided
  • PLEASE NOTE: You MUST be currently enrolled in a Power Engineering course in Canada to be eligible for this opportunity. Relocation is not provided for this role.

Required Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled in a Power Engineering Technology program
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada for anyone other than current employee
  • Must possess a valid driver's license
  • Willing to work nights, weekends, holidays
  • Willing to work a rotating shift schedule
  • Able to climb ladders and stairs, work at heights and in confined spaces
  • Must be willing to work outdoors in inclement weather
  • Must reside within the area or be willing to relocate at your own expense for the duration of your student term with us
  • Using safe lifting techniques, able to lift and carry 20 kg from ground to waist level
  • Ability to work safely wearing a respirator or Self-contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
  • Willing to comply with Shell's drug-free and harassment-free work environment and comply with all safety policies and procedures
  • Willing to work in a diverse and team-oriented environment
  • Shell strives to eliminate or minimize health and safety risks associated with its business activities and is committed to providing a safe workplace for all workers. A condition of employment for this position is successful completion of a pre-placement medical assessment of your fitness for duty, background check, driving record check and Pre-Site Access testing for alcohol and specified drugs.

Preferred Qualifications


Company Description

In Canada, we do everything from exploring for oil and gas, to refining and manufacturing, to discovering new ways to reduce emissions, to delivering fuels to our customers from coast to coast.

We have many successful businesses and projects across Canada, including:
  • a strong and rapidly growing Upstream business built around the Montney and the Duvernay shale plays, on a foundation of Foothills sour gas;
  • a successful Downstream business anchored in our Sarnia refinery (Ontario) and our Scotford refinery and upgrader (Alberta) as well as our two world-class petrochemicals plants near Edmonton;
  • a network of 1,300 retail sites across Canada – a vital point of connection for our customers to us – which makes us one of the pre-eminent fuel retailers in the country;
  • strong Aviation, Sulphur and Lubricants businesses;
  • an innovative Supply and Trading business;
  • a prospective LNG export project in Kitimat, B.C.
Canada is especially well-suited to offer lower carbon energy solutions thanks to our highly experienced workforce, our abundance of natural resources and supportive government policies. In Canada, Shell is actively exploring opportunities to invest in new fuels for transport, renewable power and customer solutions enabled by digital technology to lead the global movement towards cleaner energy.

Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Feb 10, 2020
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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