Calgary, Alberta

Health, Safety, & Environment Co-op Student - Cdn Operations

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: 8-12 months;
Education: 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year Health, Safety & Environment, Emergency Management, Communications, or Business student;
Eligibility: Student must be enrolled in a formal co-op/internship program with their post-secondary institution;
Number of positions available: 1;
Business Unit: HSE - Cdn Operations;

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Supporting the Supervisor – Emergency Management in the development, implementation, and maintenance of plans; Emergency Response plan training and competencies; ensuring compliance to Corporate Emergency Response standards and expectations; being an active member of emergency response teams as required; and ensuring Emergency Response plans meet or exceed provincial regulatory requirements and Industry Best Practices relating to emergency preparedness and response.

Job Scope
a) Providing support to activities related to planning, preparedness and response activities related to the Emergency Management program
b) Providing support to Business Unit’s in the development of their ERP’s and training activities

• Develop, implement and maintenance of Area Specific Emergency Response Plans and the Western Canadian Emergency Management Plan in collaboration with the Canadian Business Units;
• Managing the distribution and tracking for Canadian emergency plans;
• Assisting with developing, coordinating and tracking required training courses or sessions for emergency team members;
• Assisting with developing, coordinating, planning, conducting, and evaluating emergency exercises and drills including establishing an exercise frequency chart with the Business Units;
• Assisting with post-exercise/incident critiques and debriefings; composing exercise final reports which identify recommendations for continuous improvement and support the implementation of action items;
• Participating in a project to globally implement an Emergency Preparedness Response Management software system;
• Ongoing implementation and maintenance of Emergency Response field Quick Reference Guides;
• Management of the emergency mass notification system and emergency response collaboration tool;
• Maintenance of the Emergency Response website containing electronic versions of emergency plans.



• Eligible to work in Canada;

Additional Skills

• Strong safety mindset;

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team;

• Excellent technical writing skills;

• Strong communication skills both written and verbal;

• Ability to take initiative;

• 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 (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