Kearl Environment and Regulatory Student

Kearl Environment and Regulatory Student


Kearl Site, AB, AB, CA

Company:  Imperial

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Job Description

The Kearl Environment and Regulatory (E&R) Intern will work as part of the on-site Kearl E&R Team.   Primary job duties include:

  • Assisting the Kearl Field E&R Advisors with management of environmental programs
  • Response to environmental incidents
  • Providing environment and regulatory support to the Operation


This position will be a full time fly-in, fly-out camp based role to the Kearl site with a 14 days on/14 days off work schedule. Bussing is available from Fort McMurray, and flights are available from either Calgary or Edmonton. Relocation assistance to Fort McMurray, Calgary or Edmonton is available if required. Bus transportation is also available to Kearl site from Fort McMurray at the beginning and end of each shift rotation for Fort McMurray residents


Kearl operations will provide safe, secure and quiet accommodation near to the worksite for employees working on rotating work schedules. Facilities include a private room/washroom for each employee.



  • Studying to achieve a university degree or college diploma in environmental science, engineering, or technology program at a post-secondary institution and returning to full-time studies after the work term
  • Available for a 4, 8, or 12 month work term beginning in May 2022
  • Your most recent unofficial transcript(s) must be submitted with your application
  • Demonstrated leadership and strong academic skills



  • Previous industry experience is considered beneficial, but not essential
  • Able to work a 14 days on/14 days off rotation
  • Able to communicate effectively with team members
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and in a team-based environment
  • A valid driver’s license and a safe driving record is an asset
  • Work schedule: Full time position
  • If you are a candidate who wishes to self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations or Métis) for eligibility in our preferential Indigenous recruitment program, you must attach a proof of membership letter from your association/settlement/band office to your application. This information will be used solely for the purpose of confirming your eligibility for the preferential recruitment process. Please do not attach a copy of your membership card. Proof of membership must come from one of the following communities: Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, Fort Chipewyan Metis Association, Fort McKay First Nation, Fort McMurray 468 First Nation, Fort McKay Metis Nation/Community Association, Mikisew Cree First Nation, & McMurray Metis


Start date: May 2022


Work Term: 4, 8, or 12 months


Location: Kearl Site, AB

Who we are

A leading member of Canada’s energy industry, Imperial invests in new technology to responsibly meet today’s energy challenges, reducing our environmental footprint and remaining committed to high safety standards and working with communities and our Indigenous neighbours. Our Kearl oil sands operation north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, represents the next generation of oil sands mining, and is positioned to provide exciting career opportunities well into the future.


Imperial is committed to supporting persons with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. We will work with qualified applicants to provide reasonable accommodation upon request at


Other considerations:

  • For applicants selected to be interviewed, pre-employment background screening will be required.
  • We thank all those who apply; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • Certain preferences in the recruitment process will be provided to candidates that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations or Metis) from one of the communities mentioned above. A proof of membership letter from your association/settlement/band office will need to be attached to your application.


Eligibility to work in Canada

All applicants who receive an offer of employment must be eligible to work in Canada on a regular full-time basis without restrictions on their start date.  Proof of eligibility shall be in the form of a Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate, Canadian certificate of permanent residence, Canadian open work permit or receipt from Immigration Canada of an application for a post-graduate work permit. Proof of eligibility must be current and valid (not expired, cancelled or voided). Proof of eligibility will be required if an offer of employment is made. Failure to provide proof of eligibility at least six (6) weeks prior to the start date may result in the offer of employment being rescinded.


Application deadlineJanuary 23, 2022




Imperial is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals.

In certain situations, Imperial may use your application to consider your suitability for other positions in the company and may also provide the information to its affiliates, including affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation, in connection with possible opportunities at those affiliates.

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