Cenovus Energy Engineering Technologist - New Grad in Calgary, Alberta

We’re a Canadian oil company committed to being a responsible developer of one of Canada’s most valuable resources – the oil sands. We apply fresh, progressive thinking to minimize our impact on the environment while safely producing energy resources the world needs. And we take great pride in what we do and in how we do it. We’re focused on the growth of our vast oil sands assets in northern Alberta, where we drill for oil and use specialized methods to pump it to the surface. We also have established conventional natural gas and oil production in Alberta and Saskatchewan and 50 percent ownership in two U.S. refineries.

Cenovus is looking for highly motivated and ambitious graduates to join our Engineering Technologist Team. You will be entering our New Grad Development Program where in your first three to five years you will receive a breadth of experience through various job rotations throughout the engineering function.

Cenovus is looking for students who will be completing a Chemical, Mechanical or Petroleum Engineering Technology Program by May 2017. These full-time positions will be based in Calgary.

  • Production optimization, horizontal well completion design, stimulation treatment design, artificial lift design, well testing

  • Reserves determination, deliverability forecasting, simple PTA & RTA, decline analysis, reservoir modeling and EOR monitoring (Polymer, ASP, CO2 and waterflood)

  • Building and maintaining databases to streamline workflows

  • Economic evaluations & capital planning to support business decisions

  • Compiling, editing and submitting regulatory applications to the AER

  • Creating various land, well and infrastructure maps using software’s such as GeoScout or Accumap

  • Completion of MRL calculations on oil wells as required by AER regulations

  • Tracking and reporting isolation packer and surface casing vent tests

  • Water, oil, gas & sand sampling and testing for impact on surface facilities, downhole equipment and reservoir performance

  • Legally entitled to work in Canada

  • Enrolled in or completed final year of a Chemical, Mechanical or Petroleum Technology Program

  • Available to begin work May 2017

  • 0-2 years of oil and gas engineering or field experience

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

  • Ability to travel to various field locations

  • 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

Cenovus is committed to fostering a culture of employee development anchored by competencies that support our business objectives and the ongoing career development of employees. Our New Grad Development Program provides a breadth of experience by exposing you to multi-discipline roles. In addition, offers a depth of experience and development-focused program requirements to support a strong foundation for your success at Cenovus.

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

  • Please submit a cover letter, resume, and academic transcript as a single document (PDF is the best format)

  • Applications without a recent transcript will not be considered

  • Please indicate in your cover letter your areas of interest and any location preferences

Immediately 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: 9647

Asset Team/Group: Organization & People

Job Post End Date: 12/9/2016