Summer Student, Laboratory Technician

Suncor - Edmonton, Canada

Job Description Back

Job ID 32387

  • Carries out physical and analytical job requirements in a consistent, safe manner
  • Performs routine and periodic testing according to established Quality Management System (QMS) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) on finished products and unit streams
  • Conducts certifications of base tanks and product blends
  • Conducts quality assurance checks, calibrations and control charting
  • Troubleshoots analyzer performance and non-conformances with creative solutions
  • Provides summer relief for full-time technicians

Required Qualifications


Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • First or Second year students who are enrolled in the Chemical Technology program at an accredited post-secondary institution  or First, Second or Third year students who are enrolled in a Bachelor of Chemistry program at an accredited post-secondary institution
  • Must be returning to full-time studies in the fall
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • Oil and gas experience and previous safety training is preferred but not required
  • Have mechanical aptitude and skills to allow hands-on operation of plant equipment (i.e. pumps, compressors, heaters, etc.)
  • Ability to work and communicate in a team environment

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

  • You will work out of our Edmonton refinery in Sherwood Park, located at 801 Petroleum Way. The Edmonton Refinery is not accessible via public transportation, you must have a valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation at time of interview.
  • This is a four-month work term starting the end of April 2020 to the beginning of September.
  • No concerns with using a self-contained breathing apparatus

Preferred Qualifications


Company Description


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.

Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Oct 27, 2019
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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