Date: Jan 17, 2022
Location: Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Company: Trans Mountain
Trans Mountain operates Canada’s only pipeline system transporting oil products to the West Coast. We deliver approximately 300,000 barrels of petroleum products each day through 1,150 kilometres of pipeline in Alberta and British Columbia, and 111 kilometres of pipeline in Washington state.
As a Land and Right of Way Summer Student with Trans Mountain, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a progressive and fast-paced group of experts in the Land & Right of Way department. This position is based in our Burnaby Regional Office. The successful student will support land administration with a variety of tasks.
Assist with updates to our land and administrative files including new data entry, identification of deficient data pertaining to properties, land use, easements, and other documents and information.
Undertake necessary research and data source retrieval to update changes to contracted third parties for our easements, leases and licenses. This includes land title searches, corporate record searches and direct calls to landowners and occupants to maintain a current record of ownership and land interests on properties over which our pipeline systems operate.
Ensure that periodic file review dates generated by the foregoing are entered into the systems for action on contract renewals, periodic payments etc.
Be able to source file information and provide information as requested by internal and external parties.
Assist with invoicing, budget tracking and bill payments.
Assist with other general administrative requirements including file management, document preparation and mailings.
Qualifications and Professional Experience
Enrolled in a second or third year of studies in a post-secondary college or university in one of the following field of studies; Political Science/Geography/Urban Planning/Business Administration.
Proficient with Microsoft Office 365 (Excel, Word, Outlook & PowerPoint).
Some knowledge of ArcGIS, records management systems and data entry protocols would be an asset.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to multi-task effectively, with strong organizational and time management skills.
Must be a team player with a positive attitude.
Self-motivated, capable of performing tasks with minimal supervision.
Able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Other Requirements and Information
Must be enrolled in a post-secondary institution and return to full time studies in the fall.
In the Fall of 2021, the Government of Canada expressed its expectation that all federally owned or regulated companies (including Trans Mountain) implement polices to ensure that all employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
In order to be considered as a candidate for a position with Trans Mountain, you must be fully vaccinated or eligible for accommodation based on a certified medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground for discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act or applicable human rights legislation.
We Build Careers and Pipelines That Last
Our story is about determination, resourcefulness and resilience. It’s about charting our own course, finding innovative solutions to challenging problems and doing the right thing. It was true when Trans Mountain became a company in 1951 and it’s just as true today. We welcome new members to our team that embrace the qualities in our story, that thrive on the new path and directions we take. Our culture is one of care and taking our responsibilities seriously. If you would like to contribute to our culture, then join our journey.
A Rewarding Opportunity. We offer:
A place to share a sense of purpose and build relationships.
Meaningful work that makes a difference.
An opportunity within the Canadian energy industry.
In keeping with Trans Mountain’s commitment to maximize benefits for communities, priority will be given to qualified candidates from Indigenous, local and regional communities along the Trans Mountain existing, and expansion, pipeline corridor.
In Alberta, the existing pipeline system spans the traditional territories of Treaty 6, 7 and 8, and the Métis Nation of Alberta (Zone 4).
In British Columbia, the system crosses the traditional territories of numerous First Nations that are affiliated with the Secwepemc, Dakelh (Carrier), Nlaka'pamux, Syilx/Okanagan, Interior and Coast Salish, Stó:lo, as well as the Métis.
Trans Mountain also operates through 15 First Nation Reserves located within the region spanning the BC interior through Fraser Valley.
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trans Mountain is committed to supporting diversity and individual differences. The diverse viewpoints and cultural knowledge that our employees bring to work enrich our organization’s collective cultural understanding, which is reflected in the work we do every day. Trans Mountain welcomes new team members from traditionally underrepresented groups, including women, Indigenous Peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities.