Summer Student Relief Operator

Date:  Apr 13, 2024
Job Category:  Operations

Student Relief Operator
Location: Hardisty  
Job status: Full Time Fixed Term
Department: Facility Operations - Hardisty 


What it’s like to Work Here
At Gibson Energy, we are powered by the diverse, skilled and innovative talent of our employees to ensure safe and responsible operations. Employees take pride in being a trusted member of our communities where we live, work and play to create a positive impact. It’s our people that make coming to work everyday enjoyable – sharing success together along the way.
The Gibson Way
Attracting and retaining the right people is key to our business strategy. For 70 years, Gibson Energy has been defined by people who seize opportunities and make exceptional customer service a part of everything we do.
The Business doesn’t successfully operate without ‘we’ collectively working together and ‘I’ contributing individually to achieve our goals. Transitioning from words on the wall to actionable values, provides a daily anchor for our colleagues and teammates to kick start their day with energy. By staying true to our values, we will continue to build a powerful presence in the industry, navigate change more successfully, and dominate our competition!
The ‘We & I’ play a very important role in our success! 

  • Contribute & Add Value Everyday
  • Keep Our Edge & Be Resilient 
  • Stay Focused & Open-Minded
  • Work it Out & Do it Together


About Our Student Program

The goal of our 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 applicable to their studies.


What Our Student Program Offers:

  • The ability to become part of an incredible work environment and culture that supports career development and advancement.
  • The opportunity to gain valuable industry knowledge and gain real world skills to enhance related fields of studies.
  • The opportunity to join a Student & New Grad Community that organizes social events for current students or recent graduates that are new to the professional industry!



The Summer Relief Operators will learn various facets of our Hardisty terminal facility as they assist with various entry level operational duties.


What You'll Be Doing

  • Ensures personal safety and follow safe operating procedures for facilities.
  • Maintains current safety training and certification.
  • Learns and becomes familiar with and follow all Gibson’s HSE manuals and policies.
  • Ensures adherence to quality standards.
  • Demonstrates competency and follow Operating Procedures.
  • Completes general upkeep, routine and regularly scheduled maintenance of facilities.
  • Reports problems to Supervisor.
  • Performs maintenance and upkeep of vehicles.
  • Performs routine building maintenance.
  • 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.


What You'll Bring 

  • Completion of a High School Diploma.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver's License. 
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Exhibits to be a motivated team player, capable of managing several concurrent and varied projects.
  • Safety conscious; work in a safe manner at all times.
  • Carries out responsibilities with minimum supervision.


Working Conditions

  • This job is subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing as outlined in Gibson Energy’s Drug & Alcohol policy and pre-employment Functional Fitness Testing. 
  • This job is subject to background checks as outlined in Gibson Energy’s Background Checks policy.  Background checks include Drug & Alcohol testing, Functional Fitness Testing, Employment Verification, Drivers License Verification, Reference Checks and Criminal History Check. 
  • As this position includes operating a company vehicle, the success candidate will be required to provide a minimum 3-year Driver's Abstract.
  • Must be able to walk on uneven surfaces as well as climb ladders and stairs 
  • Standing for frequent periods 
  • Occasional bending and twisting is required as is prolonged neck positioning  
  • Occasional kneeling  
  • Frequent upper extremity movements (elbows, forearm, wrist, handgrip) 
  • Lifting up to 50lbs 
  • Pushing, carrying, pulling up to 30lbs  
  • Field based position with minimal travel to other operating sites or Calgary Head Office.
  • Work involves hands-on support of active operations and maintenance in an outdoor environment.
  • Must be available to support outside normal work hours and on-call emergency response.