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Dow Fall Operations Practicum Student in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

Fall Operations Practicum Student

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Position:Fall Operations Practicum Student

Primary Location:Fort Saskatchewan (AB, CAN), Alberta, Canada

Schedule:Full time

Date Posted:05/15/2024

Job Number:R2051696

Position Type:Temporary

At Dow, we believe in putting people first and we’re passionate about delivering integrity, respect and safety to our customers, our employees and the planet.

Our people are at the heart of our solutions. They reflect the communities we live in and the world where we do business. Their diversity is our strength. We’re a community of relentless problem solvers that offers the daily opportunity to contribute with your perspective, transform industries and shape the future. Our purpose is simple - to deliver a sustainable future for the world through science and collaboration. If you’re looking for a challenge and meaningful role, you’re in the right place.

About you and this role -What you would do in this role

Dow Chemical Canada in Fort Saskatchewan, AB, is seeking qualified individuals pursuing Power Engineering / Power & Process Operations certification for Fall practicum positions. These interns will assist with basic operating technician field duties. This position will be a four-month commitment from September – December.

Qualifications- Required education, experience and abilities that are needed for this role (must haves)

  • Have completed at minimum ABSA Part A of a 4th class Power Engineering program and/or are currently enrolled in a Power Engineering or Chemical Engineering Technology / Power & Process Operations program.

  • Reliable attendance is an expectation of every Dow employee; therefore, the student must be able to supply their own reliable transportation.

  • All candidates that receive a job offer will have to pass a background check.

  • Be proficient in computers to perform job tasks.

  • A class 5 driver's license.

  • A minimum requirement for this Canada based position is the ability to work legally in Canada on a permanent basis.

The physical abilities, with or without reasonable accommodations, include:

  • Lift, push, and pull up to 55 lbs.

  • Frequent bending, reaching, and lifting.

  • Stand and/or walk for extended periods of time.

  • Work at heights, climb stairs and ladders.

  • Work in tight and closed in spaces.

  • Wear all required personal protective equipment, including but not limited to respirator and face coverings.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Effectively interacts with multiple functions and diverse individuals to achieve goals.

  • Demonstrates excellent decision-making skills, ability to prioritize appropriately.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Able to communicate with a diverse population which is spread across the site.

  • Strong reading comprehension and listening skills.

  • Strong multi-tasking, problem solving and time management skills.

  • Strong Work Ethic.

  • Understand issues that impact company environmental goals.

  • Strong Interpersonal, Facilitative, and Organizational skills.

  • Effectively manages multiple competing priorities.

  • Able to work with independently with minimal supervision within an empowered team environment.

  • Have a high regard for personal safety and the safety of others.

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) is one of the world’s leading materials science companies, serving customers in high-growth markets such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer applications. Our global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation, leading business positions and commitment to sustainability enable us to achieve profitable growth and help deliver a sustainable future. We operate manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employ approximately 35,900 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $45 billion in 2023. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. ​​​​Learn more about us and our ambition to be the most innovative, customer-centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company in the world by

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to equal opportunities in employment. We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow's equal opportunities is available

At Dow, diversity and inclusion are inherent in our work environment. We are committed to building a vibrant, diverse and talented employee base – and helping each employee grow and develop as part of Dow's inclusive global community. Dow has an accommodation process in place to support employees with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may call us at 1-833-My Dow HR (833-693-6947) and select option 8.