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2011 Environmental Student - 4 or 8 months - 009SE

Reference 009SE  (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Town/City Alberta
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Voluntary & Interns
Deadline 23/10/2010
Company Name ConocoPhillips
Contact Name Apply Online
Website Further Details / Applications
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


Company Overview
ConocoPhillips is an international, integrated energy company with operations in more than 30 countries. As the third-largest integrated energy company in the United States and fourth largest refiner in the world, ConocoPhillips' goal is to deliver energy in a safe, environmentally and socially responsible manner.
More than 30,000 ConocoPhillips employees work worldwide to consistently deliver top performance and value to maintain the company's global market position. Employees' individual talents and strengths combine to create a diverse and energized work force within ConocoPhillips. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "COP".
ConocoPhillips Canada (CPC) is one of the country's largest oil and natural gas production and exploration companies. Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, we are a top three producer of natural gas, with a world-class portfolio of assets in western Canada, the Arctic, Atlantic Canada and oil sands interests near Fort McMurray, Alberta. We are the largest leaseholder in the Athabasca region of the oil sands. With about one million net acres in holdings, CPC is well positioned to become a leading in-situ producer.
Our story in Canada began over 100 years ago and continues today with our team of over 2,000 full-time employees. We develop our projects in a way that is intended to enhance the economic and social benefit to communities while minimizing the environmental impact associated with development. Together we will continue our journey toward becoming Canada's safest, most respected and most profitable gas and bitumen producer.
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing operational environmental support to the Surmont Health, Safety and Environment Operations team. Under the direction of the Environmental Coordinator, primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 
  • Coordinating environmental field activities conducted by contractors
  • Support for spill events or other environmental incidents
  • Reporting and data collection support for monitoring requirements in the facility's Alberta Environment Approval
  • Assisting in developing, tracking and reporting on HSE key performance indicators and trends
  • Site environmental inspections
  • Work on special environmental initiatives such as spill prevention or waste management
  • Provide general support to the larger Surmont HSE team, including some duties relevant to health and safety components of the facility
In this position, the student will get exposure to the environmental management programs (soil, surface water, hydrogeology, air, wetland) and requirements experienced at a major SAGD facility and will provide additional exposure to health and safety experience as well.
This role is based in Calgary and will require frequent travel to our Surmont facility south of Fort McMurray, Alberta.


Please attach an electronic copy of your resume, cover letter and unofficial transcript to the online application in order for your application to be considered.
Basic Requirements
  • 2nd or 3rd year student pursuing a degree in Environmental Sciences or Environmental Studies
  • Proficient (ability to perform the skill with limited assistance) in Microsoft Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Must be legally permitted to work in Canada on a regular full-time basis without restrictions
Preferred Qualifications
  • Past work experience in the oil and gas industry through summer employment or co-op work term
  • Must enjoy working in a fast paced, team environment
  • A self-starter, willing to work independently and across organizational boundaries
  • Detail orientated and committed to constant improvement
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision in the execution of their duties
  • Must possess strong communication and organizational skills
 In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the closing date of October 15, 2010.
Our company operates according to a set of values called the "SPIRIT" of Performance: Safety, People, Integrity, Responsibility, Innovation and Teamwork.
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