NOVA Chemicals is committed to providing educational training opportunities for students enrolled in Power Engineering studies. Each year we seek to provide work terms to student to complement their academic learning and complete required steam certification. In these challenging positions, you will be a member of the Joffre Site summer operations pool, allowing you to gain valuable operating experience on site. You will apply your technical skills and knowledge in plant operations while focusing on safety, health and environment.
You will have the opportunity to gain experience in the following areas:
The successful candidates will have a minimum 4th Class ABSA Power Engineering certificate (preference will be given to candidates that are currently enrolled in the Power Engineering Technology Diploma program). In addition the ideal candidates will have:
NOVA Chemicals develops and manufactures chemicals and plastic resins that make everyday life safer, healthier and easier. Our employees work to ensure health, safety, security and environmental stewardship through our commitment to sustainability and Responsible Care®. NOVA Chemicals, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is wholly-owned ultimately by Mubadala Investment Company of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
The NOVA Chemicals Joffre Site is located in Central Alberta, near Red Deer(Alberta’s third largest city). The Joffre Site is recognized as the largest combined ethylene/polyethylene manufacturing site in North America, and one of the largest in the world. Focus at the site is placed on operations excellence, plant availability and effective capital execution. Attention is also placed on the integration of technology while implementing and optimizing.
The Joffre site provides a wealth of recreational and social opportunities in the surrounding areas, as well as various educational options for children through advanced learning.
• Competitive Salary – Our student salary is competitive with other employers.
• Relocation Allowance – This two way relocation allowance covers associated moving expenses that you encounter while moving to the area.
• FLEX Days – For each month worked, you will receive one paid day off of your choice. (32 hours for a summer term of 4 months)
• Total Well-Being – Our students will have the opportunity to earn up to $50 per quarter/$200 per year using the Total Well-being platform. This platform provides valuable tools to improve physical, emotional, social, financial and environmental wellness through challenges, digital coaching, healthy habit campaigns and more. Participation in the platform offers engagement, fun challenges and rewards for living a healthier lifestyle.