Co-op Student, Geology [Bucket] in Calgary, Canada

at Suncor Energy Services
Location Calgary, Canada
Date Posted April 30, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)

Job Overview
Co-op positions at Suncor are more than just a work term. They provide you with meaningful and challenging work experiences to help enable you to determine where you want your career to go – better yet, many of our co-op students go on to become permanent Suncor employees after they graduate! You will work side-by-side with some of the most talented people in the energy industry, and your work assignments and mentoring will offer you extraordinary academic and career growth.
In this position, you will work under the supervision of our team of experienced petroleum geologists, participating in projects on assigned geographic areas and stratigraphic intervals. This will expose you to exploration and development concepts and techniques used by geoscientists in the petroleum industry, allowing you to gain valuable work experience across our business.
Key Accountabilities
Integrate surface and subsurface data into cross-section and mapping products
Develop familiarity of project area and interval(s) of interest through searches of existing publications and reports
Interpret the well log, well test and/or core, or seismic information to describe interval(s) of interest
Create various subsurface maps to describe geographic distribution of interval(s) of interest
Synthesize findings into summary reports, including recommendations for future work
Required Qualifications
Experience and Education:
Currently enrolled in a formal co-op program in 3rd or 4th year Geology program at an accredited post-secondary institution, and returning to full-time studies after the work term
Attach your transcripts with your application and clearly indicate the length of work term for which you are available
Possess a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
Skills and Knowledge:
Strong computer skills with intermediate to advanced proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel
Working knowledge of Petrel, Accumap, Geostudio would be an asset
Work accuracy, attention to detail and ability to analyze data is fundamental
The ability and desire to increase your technical knowledge and to work in a dynamic team environment
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Adherence to procedures: you don’t take or tolerate shortcuts and if the procedure is incorrect, you help to fix it
Continually seek knowledge and understanding: you strive to understand the systems, processes and hazards in and around the workplace
Working Conditions
This position will be based in Calgary for an 8 or 12-month work term, from September 2018 – August 2019
This position has been identified as safety sensitive
Relocation support will be provided if approved for the position; we offer highly competitive housing assistance to eligible candidates
Why Suncor
Start your career at one of Canada's leading companies. Suncor looks for people who have the best to offer, and provides the same in return. We are committed to sustainable, ethical growth - Suncor is a company where you can contribute in a meaningful way, grow your skills and career, and achieve success.
Business Overview
Suncor Energy is Canada's energy company - meaning rewarding opportunities for you to apply your knowledge, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions. Our business portfolio spans the entire energy sector, from a leadership position in oil sands development, to refining and marketing operations, natural gas, and conventional oil production, internationally and offshore East Coast Canada.
And while we are working to responsibly develop petroleum resources and contribute to the communities where we live and work, we are also developing our renewable energy portfolio, which includes wind power and biofuels.
As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Canada's largest energy company - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.
Suncor promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Suncor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Suncor is committed to accessibility and accommodations will be provided to applicants upon request. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.
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JOB CATEGORY: Students & New Grads

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