Mechanical/Metallurgist Engineering Student - Sarnia


Sarnia, ON, CA

Company:  Imperial

Job description

As a Mechanical/Metallurgist Engineering Student, you will apply and develop engineering skills in a team environment, working with experienced technical, maintenance and process personnel to improve production capability, equipment reliability and maintenance efficiency. The primary objective of the Inspection/ES team is to maintain mechanical integrity of piping, tankage, valves, towers, exchangers through effective monitoring, repair and improvement. Example job responsibilities include:

  • Work within the Machinery and Fixed Equipment Engineering Teams, supporting continued safe, reliable and efficient operations of the assets across Imperial’s Sarnia Complex
  • Develop an understanding of relevant Ontario/ Canadian codes and standards such as CSA B51, Ontario Safety Codes Act and Regulations for Boiler and Pressure Vessels
  • Develop Inspection Program
  • Assist with applicable equipment calculations on fixed equipment to support Fitness-for-Service assessments
  • Participate in engineering reviews, risk assessments, to ensure sound engineering and compliance with engineering standards and regulatory codes
  • Participate in the generation of proposals, scopes, schedules and budgets on mechanical engineering work.
  • Support development of mechanical specifications for Routine and Turnaround repair work, closely coordinating with Mechanical and Manufacturing Unit groups for repair quality.



  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • To be considered for employment, your most recent unofficial transcript(s) must be submitted with yourapplication



  • Commitment to safety on and off the job
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English are required for the role
  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic, results-oriented individuals who are energized by working with peopleand by achieving superior results
  • A valid driver’s license is a requirement
  • Work schedule: Full time position


Start date: January, 2022 


Work Term: 8 months (applicants seeking 4 or 12 month terms will also be considered. Please indicate your availability in your cover letter).


Location: Sarnia, ON

Who we are

  • We are the 5,000 men and women of Imperial.
  • At Imperial, Canada is more than a place to do business. It’s our home.
  • For more than a century, we’ve strived to reach our high standards protecting the environment and maintaining operational excellence.
  • Imperial employees strive to be preferred developers of Canada’s resources.
  • Our continued success will be driven by a commitment to continuously innovate processes, training and technologies along with our ever-present respect for the communities in which we work.


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: September 26, 2021



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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