IT Co-op Intern


Who We Are

Surge Energy Inc. is a publicly traded oil-focused E&P company with a strong foundation built on high-quality crude oil reserves with an average daily production of over 25,000 boe per day. Our core operating areas in Alberta and Saskatchewan are among the top conventional oil plays in Canada. At Surge, we believe that our people are one of our greatest assets. We are a mid-sized company based out of our Calgary Head Office and look for individuals to join our team who share our passion for integrity, innovation and the production of safe, reliable Canadian energy.

The Job

Surge is currently accepting applications for an IT Co-op Intern to join our IT team in the Calgary head office. This 12-month work term is full time starting May or September 2024. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing technical assistance and support to users in the head office and field offices. The primary focus will be on troubleshooting hardware and software issues.

Key responsibilities of this role may include:

  • Provide tech support to end users via phone, email and remote assistance including in person visits
  • Collaborate and work closely with IT Team
  • Diagnose and resolve hardware and software issues for desktops, laptops and printers, scanner, and additional peripheral devices
  • Install configure and upgrade operating systems, software applications and device drivers
  • Setup and configure new desktop, laptops, and mobile devise for end users
  • Create network acc
  • Assist with implementation of IT projects related to desktop infrastructure & support systems
  • Maintain inventory of hardware and software assets including tracking licenses
  • Adhere to IT policies, procedures, and best practices to ensure data security
  • Must be currently enrolled in an Information Technology program.
  • Interest in getting certification in areas such as CompTIAA+ Microsoft Certified Desktop support
    tech or equivalent
  • Interest in with Active directory, exchange, and other network technologies.
  • We are looking for excellent communication skills, the ability to work in a team, a flexible
    attitude and the drive and desire to learn.
  • To be considered, candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada.
  • Physical requirement to be able to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 50lbs.

Why Surge?


At Surge, we foster an active and collaborative culture that thrives on adaptability and embraces the challenges of the ever-changing oil and gas industry. Our leaders are committed to promoting a positive company culture, and we’re proud to have a team of genuine, driven, and knowledgeable individuals. Surge’s culture is based on teamwork, creativity, and a drive for excellence. Every team member’s voice is valued and supported in our inclusive and encouraging environment. We value cooperation among team members and understand that our success is a result of our combined efforts.

Our strategy is built upon three core pillars

  1. Disciplined Capital Allocation: We carefully select low-cost, high-impact projects that support sustainable asset development.
  2. Financial Flexibility: Our focus on high-return strategic opportunities allows us to generate substantial free cash flow.
  3. Responsible ESG Principles: A continued commitment that includes focus on abandonment programs, which reduce our corporate decommissioning liability.

Constant Change and a Focus on Adaptability

The energy industry is dynamic, and we see this as an opportunity. Our disciplined capital action and financial flexibility enable us to effectively navigate through market fluctuations and capitalize on strategic opportunities. We envision a world powered by clean and safe Canadian Energy. With high quality assets and advanced technology, we are poised to continue positively impacting the future of energy. Being a part of our team means you will be at the forefront of adapting to industry changes and finding innovative solutions.


Please apply by including your resume, cover letter, a copy of your most recent unofficial university transcript and your GPA and expected graduation date. Please indicate in your application if you are enrolled in a formal co-op program.

Interested candidates should forward a resume to [email protected]