Co-op Student, Mechanical Engineering (September 2023), Toledo, Ohio

Husky Energy, Inc.

Toledo, OH

Worker Type: EmployeeGroup:Job Post End Date: 05/31/2023
Start Date: September 2023
Location: Toledo, OH
Length of Term: 4 months | 8 months
About Cenovus

Cenovus Energy is a company with a big purpose – to energize the world and make people’s lives better. We do this by focusing on sustainably developing our assets in a safe, innovative, and cost-efficient manner and committing to top-tier safety performance and environmental, social and governance leadership in all that we do.

We operate in Canada, the United States, and the Asia Pacific region. Our operations include oil sands projects in northern Alberta, thermal and conventional crude oil and natural gas projects across Western Canada, crude oil production offshore Newfoundland and Labrador and natural gas and liquids production offshore China and Indonesia. Cenovus’s downstream operations include upgrading, refining, and marketing operations in Canada and the United States.

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Why we work at Cenovus
  • Innovation is a key. As a leading energy company, we are always looking for ways to reduce our environmental impact.
  • A wide range of opportunities to gain experience – no matter the field
  • Gain insight into our New Grad Program as an opportunity to kick-start your professional career with Cenovus post-graduation
  • Safety as a core value
  • Competitive compensation
  • Community Investment activities
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Inclusive work environment
  • Company/team building events

At Cenovus we embrace diversity of thought, experience, and backgrounds to help us make better business decisions, address our challenges, seize opportunities, and unlock innovative solutions. We define diversity as the variety of people, including all the unique attributes of our staff, as well as the variety of ideas within our organization. Building an inclusive workplace by drawing on the skills and talents of a diverse workforce provides Cenovus with a competitive advantage. We believe it is important to maximize the potential of everyone who works for our company and ensure people feel respected, appreciated, and heard. We define inclusion as ‘diversity in action,’ creating an environment of involvement, respect, and connection, where various ideas, backgrounds and perspectives are harnessed to create business value.

About this opportunity

Are you looking for an exciting Co-op/Internship opportunity full of meaningful, diverse, and challenging assignments working alongside industry leading professionals? You will be part of a driven, and collaborative team completing important projects while receiving the mentorship, knowledge, and experience to develop the skills you need to build an exciting career.

Cenovus is looking for Mechanical Engineering students who are seeking an opportunity to gain valuable experience in a refining environment. We are looking for individuals who can bring fresh ideas to the table, and who are willing to learn from some of the industry's most innovative and talented people.

  • Learn more about our Student and New Grad program!
  • Interested in some of our past student experiences? Read their stories here.
  • Perform field visits to assist the area team with troubleshooting of equipment
  • Conduct field investigations to develop and document technical scoping for repair, replacement, and/or modifications
  • Assist in Fitness-For-Service evaluations of equipment identified by the mechanical integrity program to ensure compliance with Cenovus engineering practices and ASME codes/standards
  • Assist in the development and creation of engineering work packages for routine maintenance activities (Specifications, Drawings, Bill of Materials, Work Scope, Vendor Data) in accordance with Cenovus engineering practices and ASME codes/standards
  • Update plant rotating and fixed equipment technical drawings/documents
  • Generate and/or update plant material descriptions for critical spare parts
  • Gather and enter updated information into existing or newly created spreadsheets. Data may come from engineering files or from verification of equipment located throughout the refinery
  • May contact machinery vendors for missing/required information
  • May participate in field supervision of maintenance and project work conducted throughout the refinery
  • Predictive maintenance tools may be utilized to examine machinery to assess machinery condition and to determine scope of work during machine overhaul
  • Create SAP (ERP software) notifications, purchase requests, and cost accounting methods
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States – Sponsorship for this role will not be provided
  • As this position requires the operation of a motor vehicle, a valid US Driver's License is required
  • Previous experience is considered an asset
  • Strong aptitude for carrying out all work in a safe, cautious manner while following safe work practices
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Preference will be given to students in 3rd or 4th year
  • Availability for multiple work terms is preferred
  • Strong academic performance
  • Ability to work 40 hours per week during the scheduled semester
  • Attached copies of transcripts

Please submit a resume and transcript in one (1) PDF document.

Working Conditions
  • May include frequency of travel, sitting, standing, computer work, lifting, driving, working at site, etc.
Safety Sensitive
  • This is a safety sensitive role and as such you will also be required to wear all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during required work hours. Furthermore, you will also be required to pass the Cenovus pre-employment medical and drug/alcohol assessment requirements.
  • Safety sensitive positions require the operation of a motor vehicle. A valid US Driver’s License with no restrictions is a requirement for this role.

Students moving for their work term may be eligible to receive a lump sum payment to assist with relocation expenses.

Note: Candidates must have their own means of transportation as there is no public transportation in field locations.

Additional Information

  • New graduates are not eligible for student opportunities.
  • Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • If you require assistance / accommodation with your application, please email

Please note that a pre-employment background check and medical and drug/alcohol assessment are pre-conditions to Cenovus employment offers and must be completed successfully before you are confirmed to start with Cenovus.

Cenovus Energy is an affirmative action employer, and we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, veteran status, or other personal or physical characteristics protected by law.


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