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IT Co-op Student

Founded over 55 years ago, the Seaboard Transport Group is a privately-held organization comprised of numerous transport brands across Canada and the United States. Seaboard is a recognized leader in the Bulk Truckload Industry and the recipient of numerous awards for Customer Service, Safety and Innovation. The Seaboard Transport Group of Companies has grown by providing excellent service to clients in both the petroleum and chemical industries.

The Seaboard Transport Group of Companies uses continuous improvement ideologies and industry-leading in-truck technology to ensure we consistently deliver reliable and sustainable service.  It is our commitment to transportation excellence that has fueled our growth to become one of North America’s largest leading bulk carrier.

As a family owned business the members of the Seaboard Transport Group work together as a unit filled with transportation enthusiasts on the road, on the ground and in the office. Join us today as we are currently hiring a IT Co-Op Student for the Summer term (May-August) based in Dartmouth, NS.

Working directly with members of the I.T. Team, and business leaders at Seaboard, the Computer Science Student will be a catalyst in propelling projects forward to drive and create business efficiencies. The student will be exposed to many systems and lines of the business during their term. The successful student will work on specific projects during their co-op term.

Centered around our core database systems, the focus will be on using that data to streamline the company through reporting, analysis, and automation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide Application Support for our business systems.
  • Become a Product Expert for our business systems.
  • Entered/updated Master Data
  • Monitor and correct Master Data
  • Recommend and revise process documentation and user documentation
  • Deliver product and process-based training
  • Other duties as required

Job Requirements:

  • Transportation industry experience considered an asset
  • SQL database experience considered an asset
  • Advanced capabilities with MS Office, including: MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint
  • Strong communication skills – verbal and written
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Ability to multi-task with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills required
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Enrolled in a masters of Computer Science program

We are committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

To apply please submit your resume via this ad.