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Co-op Student, Environment and Regulatory Engineering

Fort MacKay, Canada
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Co-op Student, Environment and Regulatory Engineering-15967


Job Title: Co-op Student, Environment and Regulatory Engineering

Location: Sunrise (Fort McKay, AB)

Start Date: May 7, 2019

Length of Term: 12 months

Business Unit: Oil Sands

Application Deadline: January 20, 2019 or once the position hasbeen filled

About the Sunrise Energy Project:

The SunriseEnergy Project is a key component of Husky's oil sands growth platform. Sunrisemarks the beginning of a new era for Husky in developing this increasinglyimportant source of energy. This joint venture is an innovative and efficientNorth American energy solution that represents a responsible approach toresource stewardship.

Located 60kilometres northeast of Fort McMurray, Sunrise is considered a world-classreservoir with estimated reserves of 3.7 billion barrels of bitumen (Proved0.36, Probable 2.48 and Possible 0.86 billion barrels) as of December 31, 2011.Husky has a 50 percent working interest in the reserves. Production isanticipated over a 40-plus year life span.

Regulatoryapprovals are in place for 200,000 barrels per day. The first phase,representing an investment of $2.5 billion, is expected to produce about 60,000barrels per day with first oil production in 2014. Pre-engineering for Phase 2pre-engineering is underway.

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Responsible for tracking and updating daily activities such as gas flaring and venting,
  • Collect water, soil and waste samples, and complete COC documents
  • Attending safety meetings and performing weekly inspections
  • Translate ideas into process flow
  • Assist Environmental Engineer in development of respective reports
  • Responsible for wildlife, industrial runoff, and water diversion data entry and tracking
  • Participate or manage Earth day event
  • Waste review and manifest development
  • Complete monthly/ weekly progress reports and work request notifications
  • Other duties as required


  • Must be currently enrolled in a post-secondary Engineering Co-op or Internship program
  • Preference will be given to students studyingEngineering Program
  • Preference given to students in their 3rd or 4th year of study
  • Must have previous industrial experience (Oil Sands experience would be an asset)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Effective communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Must have advanced skills in web development tools
  • An academic experience with the different air, water, soil or waste sampling procedures is required
  • Knowledgeable of the different governmental acts and regulations related to oil waste handling, air venting and flaring, water and waste water treatment, and contaminated soil recovery would be an asset

Benefits of a HuskyEnergy student position:

Opportunities to:

·take part inimpactful business projects

·network withexperienced professionals

·engage in a strongstudent network

·gain valuableexposure in the Oil and Gas industry

Relevant workexperience in your field of study


Competitive wages


Pleasesubmit a resume and transcript. Applications without a recent transcriptwill not be considered.


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.

This is a safety sensitive role and as such you will also berequired to wear all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during required workhours. Furthermore, you will also be required to pass the Husky pre-employmentmedical and drug/alcohol assessment requirements.

As this position requires the operation of a motor vehicle, applicantsare 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 theposition. A valid Canadian class 5 Drivers License with no restrictions (i.e.non GDL) is a requirement for this role. 


Studentsmoving for their work term may be eligible to receive a lump sum payment toassist with relocation expenses.

Candidatesmust have their own means of transportation as there is no publictransportation in field locations.

Additional Information:

New graduates are not eligible for student opportunities.

Please note that only those selected for an interview will becontacted.

At Husky, werespect diversity and embrace an inclusive culture. We value uniqueness anddifferent perspectives as they play a critical role in our success. To achievethis, individuals are selected based on qualifications, merit, and abilitiesand we encourage applications from everyone including visible minorities,Aboriginal people, women, and persons with disabilities.

About Husky:

One of Husky’sadvantages is that we are an integrated oil and gas company. From explorationto development, production, refining and marketing, we’ve got it all! Combinethis with a range of learning and development tools and an inclusive workenvironment, and you are well-positioned for a successful career at Husky.

We have training,mentoring and career development programs and resources to help you developboth personally and professionally – as an employee or a leader. We offer manyinternal leadership and business skills courses along with tuitionreimbursement programs for qualified employees. Every year, a significantnumber of our employees are able to take on new roles within the company thanksto our strong focus on hands-on learning and development.


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