Warehouse Operations, Summer Student

Date: Jan 23, 2023

Location: Kamloops, 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 a Warehouse Operations, Summer Student with Trans Mountain, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a dynamic and fast-paced group of Operations experts.


This position is based in our Kamloops Central Stores Wareshouse and will report to the Supervisor, Warehouse

Duration: May 1, 2023 to August 31, 2023


 Key Responsibilities:

  • Involved in shipping and receiving of goods and prepare shipping documents where required;
  • Engage Vendors to confirm ETA’s and expedite Inventory Orders; contact Operations & Maintenance (O&M) customers regarding ETAs for late or delayed shipments;
  • Prepare various items for shipment; this may include handling and packaging Dangerous Goods;
  • Review, maintain, and optimize inventory data library;
  • Maintain all work areas to keep warehouse functioning and clean;
  • Logging and preliminary receiving on inbound inventory orders, hand off of inventory to O&M, and provide weekly cycle counting of inventory;
  • Picking and staging outbound parts orders for O&M;
  • Scan and file relevant documents, where required;
  • Provide support for surplus/obsolete item sale or disposal; and
  • Initial drafting of inventory non-conformance reports and over shipment and damage reports where necessary.


Qualifications and Professional Experience:

  • Trades and/or technical education is preferred;
  • Experience with inventory management applications (D365, Infor SmartOffice, SAP, etc.);
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Outlook);
  • Forklift operator certification preferred;
  • Preference for certification in H2S awareness, Confined Space Awareness, Transportation of Dangerous Goods, WHMIS, and First Aid Level 1;
  • 2 years’ experience in a similar operation preferred with a focus on safety and inventory accuracy;
  • Must be a team player with a positive attitude;
  • Self-motivated, capable of performing tasks with minimal supervision; and
  • Able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and competing deadlines.


Other Requirements and Information:

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution and return to full time studies in the Tall;
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License; and
  • Ability to lift single items weighing up to 40 lbs.



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.