Materials Engineer Student at Syncrude

Location: alberta, united states

Job Description

We are currently seeking a materials engineer student to join our Materials and Inspection Services Department.
In this role, you will work with engineers and technologists that are responsible to administer and execute the company’s Risk Based Inspection Program. This involves providing the organization with technical support for root cause and problem analyses, work scope identification, and the development of technical solutions. Available assignments areas could include the metals lab, conversion and hydroprocessing plants, utilities and offsites, and the extraction plant.
Syncrude has a great reputation for bringing students from across Canada to Fort McMurray for enriching work terms. In fact, every four months, up to 90 students arrive to get a head start on their careers, get involved in the community and develop a professional network. You will be among a strong, vibrant student population that finds the work term experience both rewarding and memorable.

Key Accountabilities
  • Support ongoing maintenance of the Metals Lab facility, ensuring the safe operation of all equipment in the Metals Lab
  • Support development of Equipment Strategies for Fixed Equipment (e.g. Pressure Vessels, Boilers, Storage Tanks, and Piping)
  • Analyze inspection data and historical information
  • Prepare samples for metallurgical examination including safe and efficient use of band and radial metal cutting saws, polishing, etching, and mounting equipment and in-situ metallographic replication
  • Perform routine test procedures such as magnetic particle inspection, liquid penetrant inspection, hardness testing, chemical analysis using spectrometer, heat treatments, etc. as required under the direction of qualified personnel
  • Provide quality documentation and reports
  • Individuals working an eight month term may be assigned one or more special projects and will typically be required to complete a final report and presentation
Education and Experience
  • Must be enrolled in 2nd, 3rd, or 4th, year of Materials or Metallurgical Engineering Program
  • Course work in Welding, Corrosion, and Failure Analysis would be considered an asset
  • Available for an 4 month work term starting September 2019
Skills and Abilities
  • Basic metallurgical laboratory skills
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter with strong organizational skills
  • Functional knowledge of MS Office software (Excel, Access and Microsoft Word)
  • Transcripts are required for consideration
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Work Location

This is a Fort McMurray based position located at our Mildred Lake or Aurora site.

What We Offer
  • Competitive salary
  • Strong mentorship in an exciting working environment
  • Annual days off (ADOs) prorated from your first day of work to your end date
  • Free accommodation
  • Free transportation from your educational institution
  • Access to a wide variety of recreational activities
Who We Are

There’s a certain something about the Syncrude culture that sets us apart. It’s an energy and collective spirit, a commitment to do better and having the heart to be industry leaders and leaders in our communities. We call it our Syncrude Side. Join us, and we’ll help you discover yours.

Syncrude is situated in the heart of the Boreal Forest, and is proud to call Fort McMurray home. Our community offers the amenities of city living along with world class recreational amenities and outdoor pursuits. Pursue your goals by exploring the many exciting career opportunities with Syncrude.
This posting will close on May 26, 2019

Primary Location Fort McMurray