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Summer Student Labourer (Gibson in the Classroom)

Date:  Mar 9, 2023
Job Category:  Gibson in the Classroom

Summer Student Labourer (Gibson in the Classroom)
Location: Hardisty  
Department: Facility Operations - Hardisty 

Job status: Full-Time, Fixed-Term for approximately 2 months (July - August)


The goal of our Summer Student Program is to develop the leaders of tomorrow by providing meaningful work experiences that allow students to gain valuable industry knowledge from all levels of the organization. The students will have the opportunity to grow their professional network, give back to the community, and gain real world skills that will enhance their knowledge which may be applicable to their future studies.


The Summer Student Labourer will work at our Hardisty terminal / facility completing equipment checks and terminal maintenance while working in a safe manner at all times.


What You'll Be Doing

  • Ensures personal safety and follows site specific operating procedures (SSOPs) for facility.
  • Maintains current safety training and certification (provided by Gibson Energy).
  • Learns and becomes familiar with and follows all of Gibson’s Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) manuals and policies.
  • Ensures adherence to quality standards.
  • Demonstrates competency and follows maintenance procedures.
  • Completes general upkeep and regularly scheduled / routine maintenance of facilities including, cleaning, lawn and weed control, painting, etc.
  • Reports problems to Supervisor.
  • After completion of required on-the-job training, work will be completed across three (3) company facilities including: the Gibson Hardisty Terminal (GHT), Primary Control Centre (PCC), and Diluent Recovery Unit (DRU).
  • Demonstrates a personal commitment and proactive approach to Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) through participation in all applicable EH&S programs and ensures safe operation of the branch, team or unit and compliance with all Company EH&S policies and procedures.
  • May perform other duties as assigned. 


Minimum Qualifications

  • Preference for completion of a High School Diploma from a school included in the Gibson in the Classroom initiative. 
  • Valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License is required (a GDL is acceptable).
  • Ability to complete safety training courses including H2S Alive and basic First Aid (training provided and financially support by Gibson Energy).
  • Good mechanical aptitude.
  • A motivated team player, capable of managing several concurrent and varied projects.
  • A quick learner who approaches all work in a safe manner at all times.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Works well independently and with minimal supervision.


Working Conditions

  • Required skills include the ability to lift, carry and pull up to 50 lbs, effectively work at heights, climb stairs and ladders frequently and walk for 50-60% of the shift which may include walking on uneven surfaces.
  • This job is subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing as outlined in Gibson Energy's Drug & Alcohol policy.


Pay Rate
The hourly pay rate will start at $20.00. Rates are subject to change.


Still Interested and Don’t Meet Every Single Requirement?
We are dedicated to build an authentic and motivating workforce composed of individuals with diverse identities, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every skill or education requirement described above, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.
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