Environmental Reclamation Student – Oil Sands

Full Time

Canadian Natural

– (2311943)The Opportunity:Are you a student looking for an exciting opportunity that is full of meaningful, diverse, and ambitious assignments working alongside industry leading professionals?. Join Canadian Natural, where we strive to provide opportunities based on your abilities, helping you to contribute in a meaningful way and apply your academic experience to challenging and rewarding projectsAs part of this role, you will actively monitor reclamation operations and conduct field surveys, utilizing cutting-edge electronic data collection methods. Moreover, you will collaborate with the Environment team, supporting them in the monitoring of wildlife, surface and ground water, and the eradication of noxious weeds. This position primarily focuses on fieldwork, providing you with valuable, hands-on experience.This oil sands site is a world-class operation offering countless opportunities to advance your environmental career in an atmosphere where teamwork, innovation and your expertise are valued.

You can contribute to the success of oil sands operations using industry-leading techniques.Term length: 4 or 8 monthsTerm start: January or May 2024Job location: Fort McMurray, AB – Horizon or Albian Oil Sands SiteShift schedule: 4 x 3 / 10 HRS Mon – ThursSafety sensitive position: YesCompany sponsored Fly-In/Fly-Out: from Calgary or EdmontonKey Accountabilities:Monitor reclamation soil salvage and placement operationsCollect soil samples and reclamation placement data utilizing electronic data collection methodsSurvey reclamation areas and areas of disturbance for appropriate trackingCollect pre-soil salvage surveys (ground truthing) data and interpret resultsCollect vegetation data on previously revegetated reclamation areasMonitor revegetation activities such as seeding, harrowing, tree/shrub plantingAssist Reclamation Soils and Vegetation Specialist in the preparation and organizing of soils and vegetation data for annual and quarterly reportingUtilize ArcGIS remote applications such as Collector and Survey 123Establish control of noxious weeds via weed monitoring and removalConduct wetland monitoring activitiesConduct surface water and ground water monitoring activitiesCollect wildlife fieldwork data, may include downloading wildlife camerasEnsure the adherence to safety regulations both for yourself and your team membersCollaborate with Environmental Specialists, Regulatory, Reclamation Field Coordinators and Academic Researchers during site workAssist with the generation of supporting data and forms for regulatory application submissions, reports and publicationsWhat You Bring to The Role:Currently enrolled in your 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year or Master program of Land Reclamation, Forestry, Environmental, Biology, or Natural Science ProgramValid Class 5 driver’s license with clean drivers abstractPhysically able to handle the rigors of field workPrevious experience in completing reclamation field work is an assetPrevious ATV and/or watercraft experience considered an assetPrevious experience using ArcGIS collector considered an assetPrevious reclamation or Oil Sands experience considered an assetCheck out our Compensation & Benefits overview to see what we have to offerWhat We Offer:Competitive salaryPaid time off during Christmas week and summer Fridays in July and AugustMultiple volunteer opportunities within the communityStudents may be eligible for relocation assistance pursuant to Canadian Natural’s Student Relocation Policy. Students will be responsible for finding their own accommodations during the work term.Opportunities to partake in initiatives such as the Intern Social CommitteeEmployee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP)If you are interested in this exciting student work term opportunity, please include your resume, cover letter and unofficial transcripts as part of your online application.Why Canadian Natural?Canadian Natural operates one of the largest Campus Recruitment programs in the country, hiring just over 400 students every year. Students hired on with us are made to feel a part of the team, gaining high level experience, knowledge, and training that introduce and prepare you for full-time employment.Many of our co-op students are successfully hired for permanent positions upon graduation. Our structured new grad developmental programs exemplify our mandate to develop and advance our people.

We are proud to share that Canadian Natural has been ranked as a Top Employer for 2023 by Canada’s Future Workforce.Industry Leader: We commenced business in 1989 with a handful of employees and modest production, but today we employ more than 10,000 people and produce over 1 million BOE/d.Culture of Innovation: As a leading investor in R&D, we are in a unique position to find innovative ways to continuously improve our business and enhance environmental practices. This approach is key to ensuring a sustainable future and responsible energy production.Community Investment: Social responsibility is a critical element of our commitment to responsible operations and part of our success and pride as a Company. We are committed to investing in the communities where we live and work, creating shared value along the way.Compensation and Benefits: We strive to share Company success with all employees through a comprehensive total compensation package.Our People, Our Stories: Our stories demonstrate the strong culture that exists at Canadian Natural – one that focuses on developing people, working together and doing it right, with fun and integrity.Check out some of our Student TestimonialsAll candidates applying to Canadian Natural must have legal authorization to work in Canada with no restrictions.We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. This posting will close once a successful candidate has been selectedPrimary Location AB-Fort McMurrayJob Campus Program & Student Positions


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