Kearl Safety Intern - Calgary


Calgary, AB, AB, CA

Company:  Imperial

Job description


Reporting to the Kearl Safety Supervisor, the Safety Intern contribute to effective safety performance by providing safety support to the Safety Team and leadership with the goal of achieving best-ever safety performance.  This position is a Monday to Friday (5/2), Calgary-based position and will require occasional trips to the Kearl field location.

Key Responsibilities: 


  • Understanding online leading indicator data and developing insightful dashboards easily communicated by our front-line leadership.
  • Supporting the development of content to further enhance field knowledge of Human Performance concepts
  • Supporting OI team in the development of specific safety initative and projects
  • Participating in incident investigations (e.g. TapRooT/5 Why) investigations as required
  • Providing support for incident management, care management and classification
  • Monitoring and reporting on teams proactive reporting and safety performance (hurts, near misses etc.) 
  • Analysing Leading Indicator data (using Tableau) and providing recommended focus areas for Front Line Supervisors
  • Assisting front line supervisor with closure of actions from incidents, near misses, HIDs, observations and Loss Control Inspections
  • Attests, validates and verifies the application of safety tools from the Safety Management System, Work Management and OIMS standards (e.g. work permits, job safety analysis, stop & think, etc.)
  • Providing leadership, direction, mentorship and support to contractor Safety Coordinators
  • Providing SSHE support in the strategic implementation of Kearl’s Safety Team key focus areas and tactics.
  • Providing problem solving and guidance on day to day field issues as requested by site
  • Managing numerous priorities simultaneously with tight and conflicting deadlines
  • Other tasks as required







  • Current enrollment in an OH&S related post-secondary program.




  • The ability to influence without authority
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Working knowledge of the type of work they will be supporting preferred
  • Experience in the development, implementation and maintenance of health and safety management systems
  • Technical expertise in the area of personnel safety and safety management systems
  • High level of analytical ability and strategic thinking required to gather and evaluate complex information obtained from a variety of sources and to formulate recommendations
  • The ability to lead and conduct audits and investigations
  • Ability to interact at all levels of the organization and across the businesses
  • Effective communication, writing and public speaking skills are essential
  • The ability to develop and conduct presentations for a variety of audiences
  • Leadership skills to act as a role model, promoting a positive influence on the work of others through demonstration of technical expertise and effective interpersonal skills
  • Work schedule: Full-time position


Start date: Q2, 2023


Work term: 4 Months


Location: Calgary, 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. 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.
  • 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 deadline: April 10, 2023



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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