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Process Engineering Co-Op/Intern (Fall 2019)

Lima, Ohio
Job Posting: May 2, 2019, 11:35:06 AM Unposting Date: May 31, 2019, 3:59:00 AM
Process Engineering Co-Op/Intern (Fall 2019)-16108


The Husky Energy Lima Refinery produces approximately two billion gallons of refined petroleum products annually, including jet fuel, diesel, and about 25% of Ohio’s gasoline supply. The Refinery has been in operation since 1886 and was acquired by Husky Energy in 2007. Husky is one of Canada’s largest integrated energy companies and is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. Publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange, the company operates worldwide with Upstream and Downstream business segments. The Lima Refinery represents a significant part of Husky’s strategy to remain an integrated energy business.
The Lima Refinery has a challenging and rewarding opportunity available for a Process Engineering Co-Op/Intern (Fall 2019).
The Process Engineering Co-op provides technical assistance toward improvement and maintenance of process operations.  Primary efforts will be directed toward daily operations, and secondary efforts will be directed toward specific projects of varying duration designed to improve refinery operation.
The candidate will perform engineering analysis, rudimentary process design, performance tests and evaluations for operations improvement.  He/she is expected to gain familiarity with the assigned process units, and develop working relationships with operating, maintenance, laboratory, inspection, and engineering personnel.  Outside contacts could include chemical, catalyst, and equipment suppliers.
This is an excellent opportunity to build upon your technical expertise and experience to: 
  • Performing unit tests and analyzing operating data to improve profitability.
  • Assisting staff engineers with designs of less complex equipment such as piping, pumps, heat exchangers, tanks, etc.
  • Providing operating data for planning, operations improvement, economic evaluations, etc.
  • Assisting staff engineers with trouble-shooting to determine cause and solutions to operating problems.
  • Maintaining and developing key performance indicators (KPI's) for the process units.
  • Active attendance in a four-year chemical engineering degree required
  • Minimum of one year of engineering is required with at least two years preferred.
  • Computer word processing and spreadsheet experience is required.
  • Must have strong oral communication skills, active listening skills, and excellent writing skills.
  • Completion of at least the sophomore year of engineering college/university is preferred.
The Lima Refining Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity.
Interested candidates must apply online. Only those candidates who apply via Husky's online application process can be considered.
Students moving for their work term may be eligible to receive a lump sum payment to assist with relocation expenses.
Additional Information:
New graduates are not eligible for student opportunities.
Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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