Cenovus Energy Engineering Student - Office in Calgary, Alberta

Cenovus Energy is a Canadian oil company. We are committed to applying fresh, progressive thinking to safely and responsibly unlock energy resources the world needs. Our operations include oil sands projects in northern Alberta, which use specialized methods to drill and pump the oil to the surface, and established natural gas and oil production in Alberta and Saskatchewan. We also have 50 percent ownership in two U.S. refineries.

Cenovus is looking for highly motivated and ambitious students to join our engineering function. Our student positions provide opportunities to learn and apply engineering principles. Our positions are utilized to evaluate the candidates’ potential as possible future, full-time employees. Job performance will be reviewed periodically throughout and appraised at the end of the term.

We're always on the lookout for enthusiastic high achievers who want jobs with accountability, 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.

This is a 4- 8 month term, based on candidate availability, beginning in May 2017 and will be based in our Calgary head office.

  • Prepare drilling, completions and work over evaluations and procedures

  • Conduct reservoir performance evaluations, pipeline and compression optimization studies, evaluating new engineering technologies

  • Work with operations staff associated with the day-to-day management of an oil or gas field

  • Legally entitled to work in Canada for the duration of your work term

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Chemical, Petroleum or Mechanical Engineering

  • A minimum cumulative and major GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

  • Available to begin work in May 2017

  • Currently enrolled full-time in 3rd or 4th year of an engineering program at an accredited post-secondary institution and returning to full-time studies after the work term

  • Expected graduation date: Winter 2017 or later

  • Previous engineering or field experience is considered an asset

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills

  • Critical thinker and ability to work independently with limited supervision in a fast-paced, high-performing, team environment

  • Flexible to changing work demands and ability to prioritize

  • Innovative, with a strong desire to learn and the ability to encourage new ways of looking at problems, processes or solutions

  • Demonstrates collaboration by actively seeking out diverse people and organizations to collectively achieve business goals

  • Excellent computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Understanding of key safety principles and demonstrated safety leadership

To apply for this position and be considered for an interview, please complete the following steps:

  • Please submit a cover letter, resume, & academic transcript in one document as your application (PDF is the best format)

  • Applications without a recent transcript will not be considered

Following successful submission of your online application, you will receive an online message confirming Cenovus's receipt of your resume. Due to the anticipated volume of applications we are unable to respond to telephone inquiries about the status of your application.

ID: 9657

Asset Team/Group: Organization & People

Job Post End Date: 1/15/2017