DATE: January 16, 2023
JOB NUMBER: 2023-07
HYBRID WORK: Non-Eligible
POSITION TYPE: Contract (Summer)
LOCATION: Athabasca, Alberta

Alberta Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking a Water & Effluent CO-OP Student to work out of our mill site in Athabasca and the contract will begin in May until August, 2023. The CO-OP program is designed to develop the next generation of team members, while rewarding students with meaningful work, competitive pay and the opportunity to learn from industry professionals through hands-on experience.

Hours of work will be Monday-Thursday working ten hours per day.

Who Are We?

Al-Pac is the largest single-line kraft pulp producer in North America. Our mill is located near the communities of Athabasca, Boyle & Lac La Biche. We are leaders in our industry, from our quality products, mill operations and responsible forest management practices, to the way we grow and develop our team members and work with local communities. We are continuously exploring new and innovative ideas, while delivering premium products with a commitment to strong environmental stewardship and corporate social responsibility – a commitment that is demonstrated by our long-standing Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification*.


  • Perform required environmental compliance testing
  • Assist in completion of monthly W&E reports
  • Understanding of operating and regulatory requirements for W&E
  • Provide daily operational help
  • Monitor process conditions to minimize environmental impacts
  • Assist in maintenance of the ISO 17025 Lab Certification
  • Assist in the development of procedures
  • Assist the Business Unit with implementing performance improvement initiatives
  • Extensive team interaction and works closely with other team members with all operating. issues that involve safety, environment, production, quality, and costs
  • Will be an active member of the CRU operations

Role Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in the NAIT Water and Wastewater Technician Program
  • Must have or currently be working towards Level 1 Water & Wastewater certification
  • Eligible candidates must be returning to a recognized post-secondary program after summer of employment
  • Hold a valid Driver’s License (GDL removed) with an acceptable driving history
  • Excellent problem solving and trouble shooting skill
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel)

Required Application Documentation

1. Completed Application Form.

2. Letter of acceptance or confirmation of enrollment from a post-secondary institution.
3. Resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Please note this current opportunity is open until February 26, 2023, resumes can be forwarded in confidence to
Successful external applicants must provide government issued proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Proof of vaccination for COVID-19 will be requested upon acceptance of an offer of employment. Please note that for Alberta residents, only the government issued QR code is accepted as proof of vaccination.