Quality Assurance Laboratory Co-op


Nanticoke, ON, CA

Company:  Imperial

What role you will play in our team

As the Laboratory Technologist student in Nanticoke, you will be assigned to one of the sections in the Nanticoke Quality Assurance Laboratory. The laboratory operates 24 hours per day/ 7 days per week with rotating shifts. Depending upon the area, you may be responsible to qualify and release manufactured products, support product development through testing analysis, support the refinery operations across Canada, or provide technical guidance to the Imperial Oil marketing organizations and industrial customer base.

What you will do

  • Conducting laboratory testing in accordance with quality standards.
  • Qualifying and releasing manufactured products.
  • Conducting field testing and sampling.
  • Conducting analysis and interpretation of data in support of operations.
  • Supporting product development through testing analysis.
  • Managing specific areas of work and projects.
  • Documenting and communicating results
  • Developing operating/testing procedures based on industry standards

About you

Skills and Qualifications

  • Currently studying in chemical engineering technology, environmental technology, science laboratory technology, or chemical laboratory technology diploma program
  • To be considered for employment, your most recent unofficial transcript(s) must be submitted with your application
  • Valid driver license 


Start date:  January, 2024


Work Term:  8, 12, 16 months


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.


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 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 06, 2023

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Equal employment opportunity

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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