Environmental & Regulatory Student


Calgary, AB, CA

Company:  Imperial

Job description

You will work with multiple experts in various environmental and regulatory subject areas supporting upstream operations. In addition, you will also have the opportunity to act as the environment and regulatory advisor for new project(s) (this will entail, providing environmental/engineering and regulatory advice, submitting applications, and developing mitigation plans).


Examples of specific responsibilities

  • Providing environmental/engineering advice on environmental aspects to support the day-to-day upstream operations, project development and regulatory approvals in one or more of the following areas:
    • Air management including air emissions, inventories and modelling
    • Water management including chemical and physical hydrology and hydrogeology
    • Waste management
    • Ecology including wildlife, biodiversity and vegetation management
    • Environmental Impact Assessments
  • Regulatory Compliance Management
  • Environmental Planning, Management and Stewardship
  • Organize, develop, conduct and report on effective air, water, soil, wildlife monitoring and/or site assessment programs
  • Spill Prevention and Response
  • Coordinating and supervising work of consultants and contractors
  • Assisting in the administration of regulatory and environmental managing systems at Upstream operations




  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Biology, Chemistry or Environmental Sciences
  • Demonstrated leadership and strong academic skills
  • Previous industry experience is considered beneficial, but not essential
  • To be considered for employment, your most recent unofficial transcript(s) must be submitted with your application



  • Commitment to safety on and off the job
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English are required for the roles
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic, results-oriented individuals who are energized by working with people and achieving superior results 
  • Valid driver’s license and safe driving record are required
  • Work Schedule: Full time position


Start date: January 2023


Work term: 12 months 


Location: Calgary, AB

Your benefits

  • You will have the opportunity to work with teams of experienced employees during your work term
  • Imperial supports and promotes a learning environment for all of our students, to utilize your current skills and develop new ones
  • You will have the opportunity to work in a fast paced, highly technical and professional work environment
  • Term relocation assistance is available for those who qualify

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.

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 Imperial.recruiting@esso.ca


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: October 1, 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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