Student, Engineering - 16 months (May 2019)
Canadian Natural
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Gain valuable hands-on field experience by working as a Field Operator at one of Canadian Natural’s field locations during the summer and then transition into a Student Engineering position in the Calgary Office. This position offers:

Competitive salary and the opportunity to gain valuable, hands on experience in the Oil & Gas industry
Challenging projects that develop your expertise and prepare you for full-time employment
Company culture that fosters a fun working environment, developing meaningful relationships, and continuous learning
A ‘work hard, play hard’ mentality that ensures students have an opportunity to develop skills and add value while also partaking in special employee events such as Employee Day, and quarterly luncheons
The Relief Operator portion of this position is based at one of our various field locations throughout Alberta, Northern BC, and Saskatchewan. The Engineering portion of this position is based in Calgary.

**This student opportunity is a 16 month term beginning in May 2019. In this rotational internship, you will work 4 months as a field or plant operator beginning in May and 12 months as an Engineering Student.**


As a Field Operator:
Gain insight and experience into how the Oil and Gas industry operates
Utilize your hands on mechanical aptitude and experience to solve daily problems to increase and maintain production volumes
Be responsible for Light Oil, Heavy Oil, Gas, Gas Plants, Oil Batteries
Work with Water floods, EOR, Pump Jacks, and PC pumps
Perform well testing techniques and production reporting

As an Engineering Student:Obtain baseline engineering experience and exposure in:
Production and Exploitation
Wide variety of tasks while working with a multidisciplinary teams in a fast paced environment
Participate in Inactive/Active well file reviews
Review completions, recompletions, well drilling, and historical information for understanding well performance
Perform optimization research for increased production
Provide technical support of data analysis and assistance for the preparation of various applications
Execute small projects related to production and exploitation
Research, recommend and evaluate completions/work overs to maximize the Company’s oil and natural gas production
Please note job duties may vary depending on group
PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for finding their own accommodations during the work term and access to a personal vehicle might be required to get to the field office (company trucks available as required for work related activities)

Currently enrolled in your 2nd or 3rd year of an Engineering degree program. Petroleum/Oil & Gas, Mechanical or Chemical disciplines preferred
Strong Mechanical aptitude is an asset
Must be available to attend Safety Training in Calgary the first week of May
Must be prepared to work in the field and work shifts (which may include night shifts for some positions) and to remain on-call during off-hours
Possess a valid Class 5 Alberta driver’s license or equivalent out of province license with a reasonably clean driver abstract and comfortable driving work trucks in a safe manner

Your application must include an uploaded Cover Letter, Resume and Transcripts (in ONE document). Please specify location preference in the Cover Letter.

Only the selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

At Canadian Natural, we strive to live through our mission statement: "To develop people to work together to create value for the Company's shareholders by doing it right with fun and integrity." As a leading oil and gas producer, our diverse combination of assets include light oil, heavy oil, in situ oil sands production, oil sands mining and upgrading facilities, and natural gas.

Canadian Natural Resources Limited - CNRL - is a publicly traded company on the TSX and NYSE as CNQ.

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