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.
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
This is a Fort McMurray based position located at our Mildred Lake or Aurora site.
What We Offer
Strong mentorship in an exciting working environment
Annual days off (ADOs) prorated from your first day of work to your end date
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