Administrative & Budget Analysis, Summer Student

Date: Jan 23, 2023

Location: Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Company: Trans Mountain

Trans Mountain operates Canada’s only pipeline system transporting oil products to the West Coast. We deliver approximately 300,000 barrels of petroleum products each day through 1,150 kilometres of pipeline in Alberta and British Columbia, and 111 kilometres of pipeline in Washington state.


Our Core Values

Trans Mountain’s core values – Safety, Integrity, Respect and Excellence – guide our every step. Each obstacle we’ve overcome or success we’ve experienced has been the result of a shared commitment to living these values every day. Together, we’re focused on doing the right thing for each other and our communities.


As an Administrative & Budget Analysis, Summer Student with Trans Mountain, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a dynamic and fast-paced group of Pipeline Operations experts. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to build professional experience and learn about the intersection of Operations and Finance.


This position is based in our Burnaby office and reporting to the Director, Pipeline Operations.

Duration: May 1, 2023 to August 31, 2023


Key Responsibilities:

  • Handle all duties of the Administrative Assistant including but not limited to expense reports, travel arrangements, weekly reports, Director support, and vacation relief;
  • Assist Budget Analyst with input of budget and forecast numbers during tight deadlines for budget/forecast preparation, as well as actively assisting in monitoring and tracking real time expenses for Pipeline Operations and Maintenance;
  • Assist with monthly budget monitoring for Pipeline Operations, month end accruals, updating and providing reports to supervisors;
  • Develop strong understanding of programs and policies;
  • Issue Weekly Availability Report and monthly Vehicle Mileage Report;
  • Co-ordinate and assist Director in preparing weekly reports for the Vice President, Engineering and Operations;
  • Event planning and preparation for a variety of events (Safety BBQ, Social Committee events, etc.);
  • Book meetings and conferences as requested; and
  • Supporting various departments in the Burnaby Office, as needed.


Qualifications and Professional Experience:

  • Enrolled in a Business program (preference for Finance) with an accredited post-secondary institution;
  • Experience managing confidential and sensitive information appropriately, with great attention to detail;
  • Strong clerical, organizational and administrative skills;
  • Some database and analytical experience;
  • Ability to work well with others and manage multiple requests from teammates and community; and
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point).


Other Requirements and Information:

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution and return to full time studies in the Fall; and
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License.


We Build Careers and Pipelines That Last

Our story is about determination, resourcefulness and resilience. It’s about charting our own course, finding innovative solutions to challenging problems and doing the right thing. It was true when Trans Mountain became a company in 1951 and it’s just as true today. We welcome new members to our team that embrace the qualities in our story, that thrive on the new path and directions we take.  Our culture is one of care and taking our responsibilities seriously. If you would like to contribute to our culture, then join our journey.


A Rewarding Opportunity


We offer:

  • Valuable experience providing opportunity for professional development and career advancement;
  • An opportunity to engage with and learn from some of the most talented and experience people in the business;
  • Competitive compensation;
  • A place to share a sense of purpose and build relationships;
  • Meaningful work that makes a difference;
  • An opportunity within the Canadian energy industry.


We value:

  • The health, safety and wellness of everyone working in our company;
  • Meaningful participation from Indigenous and local communities;
  • The commitment and resilience of our people;
  • Collaboration and achieving success together. 


In keeping with Trans Mountain’s commitment to maximize benefits for communities, priority will be given to qualified candidates from Indigenous, local and regional communities along the Trans Mountain existing, and expansion, pipeline corridor.


In Alberta, the existing pipeline system spans the traditional territories of Treaty 6, 7 and 8, and the Métis Nation of Alberta (Zone 4).


In British Columbia, the system crosses the traditional territories of numerous First Nations that are affiliated with the Secwepemc, Dakelh (Carrier), Nlaka'pamux, Syilx/Okanagan, Interior and Coast Salish, Stó:lo, as well as the Métis.

Trans Mountain also operates through 15 First Nation Reserves located within the region spanning the BC interior through Fraser Valley.


Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trans Mountain is committed to supporting diversity and individual differences.  The diverse viewpoints and cultural knowledge that our employees bring to work enrich our organization’s collective cultural understanding, which is reflected in the work we do every day.  Trans Mountain welcomes new team members from traditionally underrepresented groups, including women, Indigenous Peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities.