Calgary, Alberta

Engineering Co-op Student - Health, Safety, and Environment

Sep 30, 2016
Calgary, Alberta
Student Jobs, Co-op
Company Overview

A global energy leader with an exciting future 

Nexen is an upstream oil and gas company responsibly developing energy resources in some of the world’s most significant basins, including the UK North Sea, offshore West Africa, the Gulf of Mexico and Western Canada. A wholly-owned subsidiary of CNOOC Limited, Nexen has three principal businesses: conventional oil and gas, oil sands, and shale gas.

As a wholly-owned subsidiary of CNOOC Limited, Nexen is better positioned than ever to realize our central purpose – creating value by responsibly supplying the energy that fuels people’s lives. While ownership has changed, our purpose, values and principle-based approach to doing business, remain unaltered. Our high standards of integrity and governance have earned us a global reputation for valuing the big picture: people, safety and the environment. Your contributions are rewarded with a highly competitive compensation package and a healthy work-life balance, and training that will open doors to your future.

Student Opportunities

At Nexen, we have new graduate and student employee development programs that accelerate your career and allow you to step in, step up and stand out.  During your work term, you will gain practical experience, develop technical skills to complement your academic learning, and gain exposure to future opportunities at Nexen.  To be eligible for our co-op student program, you must be enrolled in a co-op/intern program sponsored by an accredited post-secondary institution.

Location & Business Unit Overview

Calgary, Alberta

• You may be eligible to receive relocation assistance.

Position Overview

Start Date: January 2nd, 2017;
Work Term Length: 16 months;
Education: Undergrad, Masters, or PhD students in Process, Chemical, Mechanical, or Petroleum Engineering disciplines;
Eligibility: Student must be enrolled in a formal co-op/internship program with their post-secondary institution;
Number of positions available: 1;
Business Unit: Health, Safety, and Environment

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Tracking action items and confirming adequate close out of the actions, including attachment of evidence, in Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) for the Revalidation Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOPs)
• As actions from the Revalidation HAZOPs are completed, updating PHAPro files and Major Incident Hazard (MIH) Register
• Logistics and preparation for Revalidation HAZOPs
• Supporting Safety Critical Element (SCE) and Safety Critical Equipment (SCEq) program such as compiling equipment lists
• Updating Process Safety site procedures (Management Of Change (MOC), Pre- Start-Up Safety Review (PSSR), Safety Critical Element Inspection Testing Preventive Maintenance (SCE ITPM) Deferral, etc.)
• Supporting development of Bowtie and Safe Operations documentation.



• Eligible to work in Canada;

• Must be able to travel to Canadian work sites from time to time (i.e., Long Lake, BPS, and NEBC).

Additional Skills

• Previous experience in Oil & Gas considered an asset;

• Fluency in Mandarin considered an asset;

• Strong organizational skills

• Strong safety mindset;
• Motivation to achieve and exceed superior results;
• Strong obligation to accountability;
• Demonstrated effective decision-making skills;
• Innovative with “can do” attitude;
• Values feedback as a learning tool;
• Ability to collaborate without boundaries and align with a team to achieve highest quality results;
• Strong computer applications knowledge (PHA Pro, Bowtie XP, SAP, Lotus Notes, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook);
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills;

Application Information

As part of your application, please ensure to:

• Indicate if you are enrolled in a co-op or internship program;
• Include your co-op coordinator's contact information (name, email, phone);
• Indicate if you are available for the full work term;
• Include your GPA and expected graduation date;
• Upload your resume, cover letter, and a copy of your most recent unofficial transcripts as one document.

How to Apply