Supply Chain Contracts (Integration), Summer Student

Date: Jan 23, 2023

Location: Calgary, Alberta, 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 a Supply Chain Contracts (Integration), Summer Student with Trans Mountain, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a progressive and fast-paced group of Supply Chain experts. The successful candidate will travel to the field on occasion to witness real time field operations.


This position is based in our Calgary office and will report to the Manager, Supply Chain (with direct guidance from the Team Lead, Supply Chain Integration).  

Duration: May 1, 2023 to August 31, 2023


Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Supply Chain Management team with:
    • Contract administration including clause reviews, updating contacts, and preparing amendments
    • Procurement activities including requisition reviews, supporting Buyers, and presentation support
  • Conduct gap analyses on duplicate agreements during integration;
  • Complete on-going reconciliation of Matting inventory; this is conducted both remotely and physically in the field through intermittent field visits;
  • Assist with proper documentation for purchase and change order preparation and follow-up;
  • Conduct Key Performance Indicator (KPI) analysis for Major Trenchless Crossings, factoring in days, meters and efficiencies;
  • Review Direct Hire Contract insurance variance and gap analysis; and
  • Assist with other team functions and provide support as necessary.


Qualifications and Professional Experience:

  • Must be enrolled in a Business or Science program, ideally with a focus in Supply Chain Management, Warehousing, or Construction/Project Management with an accredited institution, preferably entering third year or higher;
  • Organized, self-starter that can work in a team environment;
  • Ability to adapt to changing and competing priorities and deadlines;
  • Approaches challenges with mental tenacity and ability to overcome resistance;
  • Proficiency of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail;
  • Prepared to visit the field and prioritize personal safety and the safety of others; and
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & written).


Other Requirements and Information:

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution and return to full time studies in the fall
  • A field visit may be provided as part of this role


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.