Husky Energy Summer Student, Foothills East Operations in AB, Canada

Job Title:Summer Student, Foothills East Operations

Location:Red Deer/Sylvan Lake, AB

Start Date:May 1, 2018

Length of Term:4 months

Business Unit:Western Canada

Application Deadline:December 31, 2017 or once the position has been filled

Opportunity Details:

Key Responsibilities may involve:

  • Ensuring safe work practices and adhering to company policy and procedures

  • Assist in the operation and maintenance of gas and oil wells

  • Assist in the operation and maintenance compressor stations with dehydration, field boosters, and wellhead compression

  • Assist in the operation and maintenance of Oil Batteries and Satellites

  • Minor Maintenance

  • Complete annual well site and right of way inspections and record keeping


  • Preference will be given to post-secondary students who are currently enrolled in Engineering

  • Valid safety certificates would be an asset (training will be provided if necessary)

  • Field operating experience would be an asset

  • Effective communication skills

  • Strong computer skills

  • A valid driver's license required

  • Significant experience driving on gravel roads

Benefits of a Husky Student Position:

Opportunities to:

  • take part in impactful business projects

  • network with experienced professionals

  • engage in a strong student network

  • gain valuable exposure in the Oil and Gas industry

Relevant experience in your field of study

Relocation assistance

Competitive wages


Please submit resume, cover letter, & transcript.

Applications without a recent transcript will not be considered.


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 Husky pre-employment medical and drug/alcohol assessment requirements.

As this position requires the operation of a motor vehicle, applicants are asked to provide a recent (i.e. issued within the previous 4 weeks) original driver’s abstract, for the preceding 5 year period, if offered the position. A valid Canadian class 5 Drivers License with no restrictions (i.e. non GDL) 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.

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.

Husky Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to a diverse workforce and a respectful work environment. We value diversity of expertise, talent and opinion which is leveraged for an innovative and productive work environment. We are focused on attracting and retaining the best talent by encouraging applications from all qualified individuals including visible minorities, Aboriginal people, women and people with disability.

About Husky:

One of Husky’s advantages is that we are an integrated oil and gas company. From exploration to development, production, refining and marketing, we’ve got it all! Combine this with a range of learning and development tools and an inclusive work environment, and you are well-positioned for a successful career at Husky.

We have training, mentoring and career development programs and resources to help you develop both personally and professionally – as an employee or a leader. We offer many internal leadership and business skills courses along with tuition reimbursement programs for qualified employees. Every year, a significant number of our employees are able to take on new roles within the company thanks to our strong focus on hands-on learning and development.


Job: *Student

Title: Summer Student, Foothills East Operations

Location: CAN-AB-Red Deer

Requisition ID: 15225