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ConocoPhillips 2024 Environmental Operations Student in Alberta

Welcome to ConocoPhillips, where innovation and excellence create a platform for opportunity and growth. Come realize your full potential here.

Who We Are

We are one of the world’s largest independent exploration and production companies, based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. With operations and activities in 13 countries, we explore for, develop, and produce crude oil and natural gas globally. We are challenged with an important job to safely find and deliver energy to the world. Our employees are critical to our success, and with them we power civilization.

We’re grounded by our SPIRIT Values – safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation, and teamwork. These values position us to deliver strong performance in a dynamic business – but not at all costs. We believe it’s not just what we do – it’s how we do it – that sets us apart.

We strive to make a significant difference in the communities where we live and operate. We create an inclusive environment that values all voices and opinions. Together, the different backgrounds, experiences, ideas, and perspectives of our employees drive our success.

Job Summary

Job Description

ConocoPhillips is one of the world’s leading exploration and production companies based on both production and reserves, with a globally diversified asset portfolio. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips has approximately 9,600 employees supporting operations and activities in 13 countries. In 2022, production averaged 85MBOED, and proved reserves were 0.2 BBOE.

In Canada, we can trace our history back over 110 years. Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, our current investment programs are focused on the operated Surmont oil sands development in the Athabasca region of northeast Alberta and the liquids rich Montney unconventional play in northeast British Columbia. Our production averaged 94 MBOED in 2022 and proved reserves were 0.3 BBOE.

Our story demonstrates our commitment to the community, our innovative approach to technology and our adaptability during the changes faced by our industry. Within our Calgary office, we have implemented a Hybrid Office Work program, which offers eligible employees flexibility with the option of working remotely on Wednesdays and Fridays. We believe that diverse opinions, ideas, and perspectives are what fuels innovation, and we reinforce this belief through a DEI Council of employees, a culture of psychological safety and an Engagement Network, to name a few. Our workforce represents the international communities in which we live and work, bringing together talented people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Consistent with our focus on excellence, ConocoPhillips continues to discover and develop best practices in diversity, equity and inclusion – for the good of our enterprise, our employees, our vendors and our communities.


ConocoPhillips Canada is recruiting for an Environmental Operations student within the Environmental Operations team. This role allows the successful student to gain significant exposure to a variety of areas within Health, Safety, Environment and Sustainable Development (HSE&SD), and the opportunity to work on impactful projects focused on air, land, water, remediation, and reclamation. This position is based out of Calgary, with the opportunity to build hands-on experience on field trips and at our field site facilities.

This position is an 8-12-month term, starting May 2024.


  • Complete ConocoPhillips on-boarding processes and safety training

  • Review, standardize, and normalize large data sets for additional analysis, and interpretation to support long term environmental liability strategy and risk ranking program

  • Geographic assessment and logical clustering of several thousand surface sites from a land records database to inform a reclamation action plan

  • Support research programs and environmental monitoring initiatives

  • Review and compare analytical soil, water, air data to relevant guidelines and regulatory criteria to support project work

  • Assist with the development of data management tools for environmental assets

  • Work on environmental compliance issues, applications, and improvement opportunities

  • Assess issues of concern, conduct literature reviews, and generate regular briefings, reports, and presentations suitable for team meetings and at least one presentation to CPC leadership

Required Qualifications

  • Pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, or other relevant degree

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale

  • Must be returning to study at a post-secondary institution following the work term

  • Must be legally authorized to work in Canada on a regular full-time basis without restrictions

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Keen attention to detail

  • Ability and willingness to adjust to changing priorities

  • Strong commitment to safety

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude

  • Possess good communication and organizational skills

  • Previous experience in the oil and gas industry through summer or co-op experience

  • Experience with ArcGIS

Applicants: Please attach your updated resume and recent transcripts to your application.

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the closing date.

Current employees: Please ensure you have discussed your intent to apply with your current supervisor prior to applying for any internal position.

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ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply Before:

October 10, 2023


ConocoPhillips’ sponsorship for employment authorization in the country where this job is located is NOT available for this position.


ConocoPhillips is an equal opportunity employer.