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Co-op/Intern - Mechanical and Civil Engineering (May 2022)

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Date: Dec 28, 2021

Location: Lima, Ohio, United States

Company: Husky Energy

Posting End Date:  January 31, 2022

Posting will expire at 11:59 pm local time.


On January 1, 2021, Husky and Cenovus combined to form a resilient integrated energy leader. Husky is now part of the Cenovus group of companies.


One of Husky’s advantages is that we are an integrated oil and gas company. From exploration to development, production, refining and marketing, we’ve got it all! Combine this with a range of learning and development tools and an inclusive work environment, and you are well-positioned for a successful career at Husky.


We have training, mentoring and career development programs and resources to help you develop both personally and professionally – as an employee or a leader. We offer many internal leadership and business skills courses along with tuition reimbursement programs for qualified employees. Every year, a significant number of our employees are able to take on new roles within the company thanks to our strong focus on hands-on learning and development.



About this Opportunity

Husky is looking Mechanical and Civil Engineering students who are seeking an opportunity to gain valuable experience in a refining environment.  We are looking for individuals who can bring fresh ideas to the table, and who are willing to learn from some of the industry's most innovative and talented people. If this is you, consider applying for one of our student positions. 


Why We Work at Husky

  • A wide range of opportunities to gain experience – no matter the field.
  • Innovation is a key. As a leading energy company, we are always looking for ways to reduce our environmental impact.
  • Safety as a core value
  • Competitive compensation
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Community Investment activities
  • Inclusive work environment
  • Company/team building events
  • Gain insight into our New Grad Program as an opportunity to kick-start your professional career with Cenovus post-graduation


Are you looking for an exciting opportunity full of meaningful, diverse, and challenging assignments working alongside industry leading professionals?  You’ll be part of a driven, and collaborative team completing important projects while receiving the mentorship, knowledge, and experience to develop the skills you need to build an exciting career.


Husky Energy is seeking innovative and driven students to support various departments across the business:


Fixed Equipment Reliability Engineering


  • Perform field visits to assist the area team with troubleshooting of fixed equipment
  • Conduct field investigations to develop and document technical scoping for fixed equipment; repair, replacement, and/or modifications
  • Assist in Fitness-For-Service evaluations of fixed equipment identified by the mechanical integrity program to ensure compliance with Husky engineering practices and ASME codes/standards
  • Assist in the development and creation of engineering work packages for routine maintenance activities (Specifications, Drawings, Bill of Materials, Work Scope, Vendor Data) in accordance with Husky engineering practices and ASME codes/standards
  • Update plant fixed equipment technical drawings/documents
  • Generate and/or update plant fixed equipment material descriptions for critical spare parts
  • Create SAP (ERP software) notifications, purchase requests, and cost accounting methods
  • Prepare maintenance/capital project development packages
  • Conduct research for the evaluation of new and emerging maintenance methods and technologies
  • Source and coordinate off-site vendors for equipment repair and fabrication
  • Assist with scheduling and coordination of Management of Change (MOC) / Project Safety Review (PSR) activities
  • Assist with the development/updating of department standards, guidelines, and practices


Project Engineering


  • Develop engineering troubleshooting skills.
  • Assist project engineers with designs of less complex equipment such as piping, pumps, heat exchangers, tanks, etc.
  • Provide data for engineering, procurement and construction of capital projects.
  • Apply hands on project management.
  • Maintain and develop cost budgets and schedules for projects.
  • Oversee on-site construction and commissioning of engineering projects.


Rotating Equipment Reliability Engineering


  • Gather and enter updated information into existing or newly created spreadsheets.  Data may come from engineering files or from verification of equipment located throughout the refinery.
  • May contact machinery vendors for missing/required information
  • May participate in field supervision of maintenance and project work conducted throughout the refinery
  • Predictive maintenance tools may be utilized to examine machinery to assess machinery condition and to determine scope of work during machine overhaul



  • Candidates must be majoring in Mechanical or Civil Engineering
  • Legally entitled to work in the US for the duration of the work term and able to produce documentation
  • Available to begin work in May 2022
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • This is a safety sensitive role and as such you will also be required to wear all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during required work hours. Furthermore, you will also be required to pass the Husky pre-employment medical and drug/alcohol assessment requirements.
  • As this position requires the operation of a motor vehicle, a valid US Driver's License is required.
  • Previous experience is considered an asset


Organizational Competencies

  • Technical Professional Skills
  • Drives for Results
  • Forward Thinking
  • Change Agility
  • Develops Potential
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Works Collaboratively



Please submit a resume and transcript. Applications without a recent transcript will not be considered. 



Students moving for their work term may be eligible to receive a lump sum payment to assist with relocation expenses.


Candidates must have their own means of transportation as there is no public transportation.


Additional Information:

New graduates are not eligible for student opportunities.

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted


Please note that pre-employment background checks are pre-conditions to Husky employment offers and must be completed successfully before you are confirmed to start with Husky.


Husky Energy is an affirmative action employer and we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, veteran status, or other personal or physical characteristics protected by law.


Husky Energy is an integrated Canadian energy company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta.  The Company operates Upstream and Downstream business segments, with operations in Canada, the United States, China and Indonesia. 


Husky's balanced growth strategy focuses on consistent execution, disciplined financial management and safe and reliable operations.