Process Operations Student – Imperial Oil – Nanticoke, ON

  • Program: Petroleum
  • Location: Nanticoke, ON
  • Deadline: May 22, 2022 at 11:59 pm

Process Operations Student – Nanticoke


Nanticoke, ON, CA

Company:  Imperial

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Job description

As part of the Imperial Oil Nanticoke Refinery Operations department and reporting to the Refinery Shift Supervisor, our Process Operations students operate equipment in accordance with government regulations and refinery practices, procedures and operating guidelines in a safe, efficient, and environmentally responsible manner.


Responsibilities may include:

  • Ensuring the safety of yourself and coworkers while performing tasks.
  • Monitoring the operation and equipment for deviations and troubleshooting when required.
  • Inspecting, and adjusting, equipment and process variables to maintain a safe and environmentally sound operation.
  • Ensuring equipment is operated efficiently while maintaining a high degree of reliability and product quality.
  • Maintaining process equipment through preventative maintenance.


As a Process Operations you will join one of our four shift teams and follow the rotating shift schedule. You’ll have the opportunity to interact with and learn from experienced technicians and other groups within the refinery including the maintenance and technical departments. You will be required to complete the progression and training requirements of your division, including the mandatory requirement to obtain the necessary operating engineering certification.




  • Currently enrolled in a Chemical or Mechanical Technologist diploma or an equivalent combination of formal education and petrochemical experience in the judgment of management.
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent.



  • 4th Class Operating Engineer certificate or equivalent preferred
  • Able to respond in stressful situations, emergency response training considered an asset
  • Sound reasoning ability with a high level of self initiative and a strong desire to learn
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment
  • Knowledge and skills with computer applications
  • Able to meet the essential physical demands of the position as per job demands analysis


Work term: 8 or 12 months


Start date: September, 2022


Location: Nanticoke, ON

Who we are

A leading member of Canada’s energy industry, Imperial offers exciting opportunities across our upstream, downstream and chemical, and corporate divisions. We are committed to high standards, applying technology and innovation and working with communities and our Indigenous neighbours to meet rising energy demands in a safe, reliable and environmentally sound manner. No matter what your career path, we provide the platform to elevate your goals and achieve your ambitions, while providing support through wide-ranging programs and benefits.

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.


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 deadline:  May 22, 2022

Application deadlines are described within each posting. Postings close at 11:59pm MST.

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.

All applications must be received to our careers website at Ensure you submit a copy of your most recent unofficial transcript(s) with your application.