Field Technician - Intern

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Houston, TX, United States

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Field Technician - Intern


Pontiac, IL 

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Job Description:

At Enbridge, ‘energy’ means more than lighting up businesses, heating up our customers’ homes, or fueling cars, buses and trucks. It’s our way of life! 

As a co-op/intern working for a large natural gas storage, transmission and distribution company, we commit to providing you with an exciting, rewarding and engaging experience. 

We know that when your initiative and talents align with our vision and values, we create good energy. You will work as part of an innovative and collaborative team to develop the practical skills needed to build your future career. 

In the role of a Field Technician Intern you will support the local operation team, maintain our facility, and align to our values or safety, integrity, respect and inclusion. It’s an excellent job for people who enjoys working as part of a high preforming team and emphasize Safety.

Placement Details:

This is an 4-8 month co-op placement starting in March/April/May/June located in Pontiac, Illinois.

What you will do:

The primary focus of this role is to perform and support the day-to-day operational duties needed in achieving goals and objectives for Terminal and Pipeline facilities. This includes but is not limited to: product transfers between companies, product measurement and equipment calibration, station and terminal maintenance, documentation of work, supporting pipeline maintenance teams, supporting open system hot work and assisting technical staff in fulfilling compliance requirements.

  • Monitors terminal and station buildings to maintain security. Reports and/or corrects deficiencies.
  • Obtain crude oil samples and report lab analysis as required.
  • Performs measurement and quality checks as required in Enbridge Book 5 Petroleum Quality and Measurement Manual.
  • Provide effective assistance in emergency response including containment, repair and cleanup as well as emergency preventative actions relating to abnormal right-of-way conditions to avert any possible incident.
  • Perform all types of applicable pipeline repair (e.g. sleeving, emergency repair, stopple, etc.) using appropriate Company procedures.
  • Perform tasks to maintain pipeline integrity (e.g. launching/receiving pipeline inspection tools, shorted casing clearing, test lead installation, etc)

Who you are: 

  • You are currently enrolled or recently completed a full time post-secondary program studying a skilled trade or a pre-technology discipline.
  • Effective and professional communication both verbal and written with ability to communicate with all levels within the organization.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently.
  • Effective time management and organizational skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Solid computer skills and experience using MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Ability to actively and consistently represent Enbridge’s core values (Safety, Integrity, Respect).
  • Willing and able to perform physical labor.
  • Valid driver’s license and responsible driving record.

Working Conditions: 

  • Office/field based role, located in Pontiac, Illinois.
  • Relocation assistance is not provided.

Physical Requirements (Field) include but are not limited to:

Balancing, bending and stooping, climbing, crawling, carrying ( up to 45 amount of pounds), grasping, kneeling, lifting (objects 45 pounds), pulling hand over hand, pushing, reaching above shoulder, repetitive motion, sitting, standing, walking, visual requirement (able to see screens, detect color coding, read fine print), hearing requirement.

Physical Requirements (Office) include but are not limited to:

Grasping, kneeling, light – moderate lifting (objects up to 45 pounds), reaching above shoulder, repetitive motion, sitting, standing, visual requirement (able to see screens, detect color coding, read fine print), hearing requirement.

Mental Requirements (Both Field & Office) include but are not limited to:

Ability to: understand, remember and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information, understand complex problems and collaborate/explore alternative solutions, organize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology, organize and prioritize work schedule on a short-term basis, make decisions which have moderate impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside this area, understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines, complete routine forms, compose letters, outlines, memoranda and basic reports and communicate with individuals via telephone.

Please include in your application: Resume and Current School Transcripts.

Please note that this is a role providing contract labor to Enbridge through the Raise, who manages Enbridge’s Student Contractor Program. If you are selected for this position, you will be employed by Raise and will not be an employee of Enbridge.

Our student candidate experience gives you the opportunity to apply for this role as a complete person. We strive to build a team that reflects the diversity of the community we work in and encourage applications from all groups, including, but not limited to, women, racialized and marginalized/global majority, Indigenous peoples, people identifying as 2S/LGBTQIA+, veterans, and people with disabilities. Do let us know if you would like any accommodations regarding your application process via email at or via phone at 1-800-567-9675. We also welcome applications from international students through OPT/CPT support.