Environmental Engineering Student - Sarnia


Sarnia, ON, CA

Company:  Imperial

Job description

The Environmental/Process Safety Engineering Student is responsible for supporting the Environmental/Process Safety Team for the Sarnia refinery and chemical plant in ensuring compliance with environmental, health and safety regulations.

Examples of specific responsibilities:

  • Environmental performance data reporting as required by both the Provincial and Federal governments, with accuracy and timeliness
  • Development and implementation of environmental standards and managing systems for the site, resulting in responsible environmental performance and compliance with all regulatory requirements
  • Maintaining site documentation of overview and detailed regulatory compliance directories
  • Environmental protection and regulatory compliance efforts at the site through internal managing systems
  • Routine Environmental field inspections/ surveys
  • Process safety engineering support, such as safety relief system review, and process safety data analysis



  • Studying to achieve a Bachelor’s (3rd or 4th year) degree in Chemical or Environmental Engineering
  • Available for a work term beginning in early September 2022
  • Currently enrolled in a University Engineering program and returning to full-time studies after the work term
  • Your most recent unofficial transcript(s) must be submitted with your application
  • Demonstrated leadership and strong academic skill



  • Previous industry experience is considered beneficial, but not essential
  • Commitment to safety on and off the job
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required for all roles
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and in a team-based environment.


Start date: September, 2022

Work term: 8 or 12 months


Location: Sarnia, 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 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: May 22, 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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