It takes more than just engineers and field workers to keep the oil and gas industry running! Business and operations support professionals work “behind the scenes” at oil and gas companies and in government in a variety of occupations that support various aspects of the industry. Sounds kind of vague, doesn’t it? To get more […]
If there’s one thing you can do that will help you figure out whether you’d like to work in the oil and gas industry and that will help you land a job in the industry, it’s completing at least one co-op term before you graduate, says Camille Nieva, field recruiter at Savanna Energy Services
Heather Swenson, a human resources representative at National Oilwell Varco, says the oil and gas industry is always innovating to provide more comfortable working environments and innovative equipment, while reducing harm to the environment.
Today there are an estimated 500,000 people working in the Canadian petroleum industry, and jobs in oil and gas are projected to increase over the next five to 10 years as energy demands increase and older workers retire.
Vitten Nath Varma graduated from the mechanical engineering program at McGill University earlier this year and now works as a Commercial Analyst for Talisman Energy in Calgary, but he started with the company as a student engineer in January 2007.
Katie Weir, talent acquisition specialist at Talisman Energy in Calgary, says young Canadians should take advantage of the opportunity to learn from and train with seasoned oil and gas professionals before the baby boomers begin to retire in significant numbers.
To continue producing the oil and natural gas required to make technology like touch screens and ultrasounds possible, Cenovus hires students and new grads like the ones in this video for careers in engineering, accounting, geology, environment, land management and finance.