Career Opportunity

Facilities Engineering Co-op Student

Openings: 1
Location: Corporate Office Calgary, Alberta, CA
Date Posted: Sep 11, 2018
Posting Deadline: Oct 31, 2018
Profession: Operations
Experience Level(s): Student
Job Type(s): Full Time, New Graduate/Campus Recruitment
Education Level(s): University - Bachelors
Job ID: job-863

Position Summary

At ARC, our strong track record of success has been built on our core belief that outstanding people, combined with a great corporate culture creates a winning environment.

We are currently seeking a Facilities Engineering Co-op Student to work within our Operations Team. This position reports to a Sr. Facilities Engineer and requires an organized and motivated individual who is ready to work in a challenging and fast paced environment. The work term will commence in May 2019 and last for an 8 (eight) month period. This position is based in Calgary.

The successful candidate will have exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and technical skills along with a passion for learning. This position is based in Calgary but may require trips to the field as well. This will provide the successful candidate with an excellent opportunity to learn about the Oil & Gas industry in Western Canada as well as develop their engineering skills. 


This work term will provide a comprehensive introduction to facilities engineering. It will be both a project-based and project assistance work term where the successful candidate will collaborate with various Operations staff to complete a variety of engineering work such as engineering studies, cost analysis, as well as facilities and asset integrity projects related to the management of ARC’s facilities. The candidate will have broad exposure to oil and gas production facilities and operations, as well as project management controls.     


The successful candidate’s main responsibilities may include the following:

  • Assisting Sr. Facilities Engineers with project management controls related to large Capital projects within the company
  • Minor projects related to Asset Integrity, facility maintenance, and process optimization
  • Assist with development of Facility Engineering standards, typical designs and best practices related to pipeline and facility installations
  • Assist Asset Integrity Technologists with on-going management of ARC facilities and pipelines in accordance with ARC Asset Management programs 


The position is ideally suited for a student currently enrolled in their 3rd or 4th year of a Bachelor of Science (Engineering) program. Our ideal candidate has exceptional computer skills and a strong desire to gain experience in the Petroleum Industry. The necessary software training will be provided for the successful candidate. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills and a desire to obtain Project Management experience are also beneficial.

Although strong training and one-on-one mentoring will be provided, the successful candidate must be able to work independently within a team environment.


ARC is committed to sustaining superior results through attracting, retaining and developing the best and the brightest students. ARC’s student program provides deliberate technical skills development opportunities and students gain valuable skills and experience across a broad spectrum. Students are partnered with experienced industry professionals and have the opportunity to contribute to exciting and meaningful projects.

ARC’s student program provides students a great opportunity to start their careers as most of our New Graduates are hired from our contingency of students. ARC has an Engineering New Graduate Program that enables new graduates to rotate through various disciplines gaining valuable exposure and building a strong foundation of industry and engineering experience.

ARC also offers students the following:

  • Full access to ARC’s private and state of the art Fitness Centre and changing rooms at no cost to the employee. The Fitness Centre is open 7 days a week.
  • Complimentary company wide monthly Mix & Mingle events (breakfast, afternoon snack, etc).
  • Full access to ARC’s amenities at Jamieson Place (Lounge with 110 inch television, wii, kitchen).
  • Full access to the on-site training room at Jamieson Place
  • Participation in ARC Social Events – For example, ARC in the Park party in June, Christmas party in December.
  • Participation in the Student United Way Day of Caring
  • Our core hours are 8:00am-4:30pm, Monday through Friday. (37.5 hours per week).

Applications are being accepted until October 31, 2018.

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