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Summer Student, Chemical Laboratory Technologist - HLU Lab

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Date: Apr 5, 2021

Location: Lloydminster, Saskatchewan, Canada

Company: Husky Energy

Posting End Date:  Apr 18, 2021

Posting will expire at 11:59 pm local time.


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.

Job Summary

Start Date: May 4, 2021

Length of Term: 4 months

Location: Lloydminster, SK (Upgrader)  


You will be responsible for the assigned analytical and quality control work within our main laboratory. You will also perform routine analytical analysis on petroleum, gas, and wastewater samples while following standard operating procedures in a safe and effective manner. We are currently looking for motivated individuals for our plant laboratories in Lloydminster, SK.


Core Responsibilities may include:

  • Perform a variety of laboratory analyses
  • Maintain instrumentation in optimized and calibrated condition
  • Troubleshoot instrumentation problems
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records
  • Review and report data
  • Follow all SOPs and QC procedures
  • Work closely in a team environment
  • Meet quality assurance and turnaround time specifications
  • Other administrative/laboratory tasks as assigned
  • Follow all systems, processes and safety procedures in the workplace
  • Other duties as required



  • Must be returning to studies at a recognized post-secondary institution in the fall following the work term
  • Must be currently enrolled in a chemical technology diploma or is pursuing a Chemistry BSc from a recognized institution
  • Previous lab experience is considered an asset
  • Strong organizational and time management skills are required
  • Demonstrate problem solving skills
  • Demonstrate high awareness and attention to detail
  • Intermediate computer skills considered an asset
  • Able to work on a team and independently
  • This position can be physically demanding. Bona fide requirements of this role are:
    • Occasional lifting and carrying of objects 10lbs to 25lbs
    • Standing for long period of time


Working Conditions (Lloydminster, SK):

  • Position is site-based in Lloydminster, SK.
  • Shifts are 8-12 hours long days; Statutory Holidays are possible Working Days
  • Rotating schedule



Safety Sensitive

  • 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, applicants are asked to provide a recent (i.e. issued within the previous 4 weeks) original driver’s abstract, for the preceding 5 year period, if offered the position. A valid Canadian class 5 Drivers License with no restrictions (i.e. non GDL) is a requirement for this role


Benefits of a Husky Energy Student Position:

 Opportunities to:

    • take part in impactful business projects
    • network with experienced professionals
    • engage in a strong student network
    • gain valuable exposure in the Oil and Gas industry
  • Relevant work experience in your field of study
  • Relocation assistance
  • Competitive wages



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 in field locations.


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.    


At Husky, we respect diversity and embrace an inclusive culture. We value uniqueness and different perspectives as they play a critical role in our success. To achieve this, individuals are selected based on qualifications, merit, and abilities and we encourage applications from everyone including visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, women, and persons with disabilities.


For information on Inclusion & Diversity at Husky, please click here.


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.