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Supply Chain Contracting Intern 

Reference Code: 91941 


Location: United States (US) - Charleston, WV
Job Category: Student Opportunities
Employment Type: Intern Student Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is eligible for our domestic relocation program   
Application Deadline: 10/01/2021 

We all need energy. It warms our homes, cooks our food, gives us light, and gets us where we need to go. It also improves our quality of life in countless other ways. At TC Energy, our job is to deliver that energy to millions of people who depend on it across North America. And we take our job very seriously.  


Guided by our values of safety, integrity, responsibility and collaboration, we develop and operate our facilities safely, reliably and with care for our impact on the environment. With our presence across the continent, our people play an active role in building strong communities.  


We’re proud of how our hard work and commitment sets us apart and benefits society, every day. We’re looking for new team members who share our values and are ready to take on exciting challenges.  


To remain competitive, support our high-performance culture and allow for more flexibility in the way we work, we offer a hybrid work model and flexible dress code for our eligible office-based workforce in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. 


TC Energy Wants to Know… 

Are you up for the challenge? We’re on the lookout for students enrolled in supply chain programs or related disciplines for May 2022 internships. 
We engage our students in the very core of our operations. As a valued member of the team, you’ll do exciting, challenging work, solve real world problems, and make a meaningful impact. You’ll learn about the business and build your professional network by working closely with other skilled people at TC Energy. The Supply Chain Contracting West team provides support to internal clients in the supply of services required for TC Energy's Gas Operations and Projects’ initiatives, in a timely and cost-effective manner, using sound supply chain management practices.  

The roles are based in Charleston, WV. 


Tasks could be: 

  • Learn the aspects of sourcing efforts and contract formation and/or contract administration process for acquisition of services and equipment for operations and projects’ initiatives 

  • Learn the SAP program and assist with the creation of purchase orders 

  • Learn how to develop and articulate strategic sourcing plans and strategies  

  • Assist with the management of tender documents, RFPs, RFQ, RFIs, etc. 

  • Sit in on RFP evaluations with project clients 

  • Read and learn terms and conditions of contracts within area of responsibility 

  • Learn the administration aspects of a contract including issuance of change order requests, negotiation and approval of change orders, RFI’s etc. 

  • Assist with the coordination of communication efforts with suppliers, team members, company experts, and advisors (legal, risk, tax, supplier qualification, etc.) 

  • Conduct market and competitive intelligence research and analysis within area of responsibility, as required 

  • Other tasks as required, such as reporting and data analysis 


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Actively enrolled in a supply chain programs or related disciplines with at least two semesters of education complete and at least one semester remaining following your work term 

  • Demonstrated ethical business practices and integrity 

  • Ability to be innovative and thoughtful 

  • Excellent critical analysis and problem-solving skills 

  • Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills 

  • Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy, strong organization, time management, and planning skills 

  • Initiative (self-motivated), able to work independently and within a team environment 

  • Team player with the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams and to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and able to build strong and effective working relationships at all levels, both internal and external to the organization, including senior management; structures (e.g.: lump sum, target and bonus arrangements, cost reimbursable) and various forms of contracts (engineering, construction, consulting services, confidentiality, exclusivity, etc.). 

  • Exhibit a safety mindset, in a professional and personal setting 

  • Must exhibit the TC Energy corporate values and incorporate them into work activities and initiatives: safety, responsibility, integrity and collaboration 

  • Legally entitled to work in the U.S. permanently without requiring sponsorship 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Committed to building and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders 

  • Ability to accurately analyze information and deal with ambiguity 

  • Experience working in a dynamic and challenging environment, and adaptable to changing priorities 

  • Ability to multi-task effectively, with strong organizational and time management skills 

  • Reflective and committed to continuous improvement and personal development 


About our business 

TC Energy is a leading energy infrastructure company in North America. We have three complementary businesses of natural gas pipelines, liquids (oil) pipelines, and power generation. Our operations span three countries, seven Canadian provinces, and 34 U.S. states. 


Apply now!


Apply to this posting by 10/01/2021 using reference code 91941. You must apply through our jobs system at Only applications submitted through our system will be acknowledged. Applications may be submitted using a mobile device or a desktop / laptop computer.

TC Energy is an equal opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program supervised by the U.S. government.

Thank you for choosing to grow your career with TC Energy.


* Depending on qualifications, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.

* All positions require background screening. Some require criminal and/or credit checks to comply with regulations.

* Consistent with our employment practices, we reserve the right to consider the cost of relocation when making internal hiring decisions.

Nearest Major Market: Charleston West Virginia

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