Summer Students – Maintenance

(2 Positions)

Cancarb is a leader in the development, manufacture, and global marketing of medium thermal carbon black.  With a capacity of 54,000 metric tonnes per year, our plant in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada is the world’s largest of its kind.  Consistent with our commitment to environmental responsibility, our plant is combined with a waste heat power generating facility.  The company’s Thermax® brand products are supported by local distributors in 44 countries.


We’re hiring two summer students to work in our maintenance department, for the term of May 1st until August 31st.  The successful applicants will be responsible for general plant clean up in all areas, painting, small mechanical repairs, and other small jobs as assigned. 


  • A valid Class 5 Driver’s license.
  • Ability to effectively participate in cross-functional teams in an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Good organization skills, self-starter.
  • Must be a current College or University student that has completed at least one year toward a diploma or degree with plans to return to school in the fall.
  • Strong computer skills including Word and Excel.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills.

These positions require candidates to:

  • Lift up to 50 lb. objects on a routine basis.
  • Maintain safety standards of equipment, work area and perform all duties in a safe manner in accordance with the safety policies.
  • Operate a forklift or other equipment if required (training will be provided).
  • Perform general plant clean up.
  • Successfully pass pre-employment drug screening and medical testing requirements.

Those who satisfy the above requirements and are interested in applying for this position are invited to send their resume, quoting “Summer Students – Maintenance” to, by March 27, 2023. 

Thank you for your interest, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted directly.