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Mining Development Lead

Date: Apr 12, 2019

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)

 Why you should join us:

Are you passionate about leading mining development initiatives? You will have the opportunity to lead and collaborate with mining experts in the industry and to be at the forefront on new projects using advanced technologies. You will work with a world-class mining development team to manage the development of mining projects by working directly with technology development, execution, operations, and technical teams.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Develop new mining projects and evaluate different mining concepts
  • Engage extensively with technology development, regulatory, mine planning, geosciences and project execution teams
  • Communicate with senior leadership to socialize concepts and gain alignment for decisions in support of business strategies
  • Translate and implement our Asset Development Execution Model (ADEM) process throughout the business
  • Work with other teams to comprehensively define problems and opportunities
  • Analyze options, build, and ultimately complete concept selection and design, ensuring partner alignment throughout the projects
  • Develop inputs to the long range capital plan and annual budget

We’d like to review your application if you have…
Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • 8 or more years of experience leading or coordinating multi-functional groups and/or experience in mine engineering and tailings
  • A Bachelor’s degree or technology diploma in engineering or earth sciences
  • Mining and resource development background, e.g. mine planning
  • Creative and innovative mindset and a passion for developing new concepts and applications for technology
  • Able to see potential and opportunity in risk and uncertainty
  • Ability to manage conflict with strong way you make decisions to optimize outcomes
  • You collaborate with others in order to achieve the best results and deliver the most value
  • You act with integrity and hold others accountable, while expecting others to do the same
  • You are a creative problem solver and have the ability to respectfully challenge constraints and assumptions
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • Joint venture and or commercial exposure
  • Development, project management and/or regulatory experience 

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other meaningful information:

  • You will work out of our Calgary head office, located in the Suncor Energy Centre at 150 – 6th Ave S.W.
  • Occasional site travel is required
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday

Why Suncor?

We are Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – do it safely, or don’t do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our mission, vision and values.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including:

  • Competitive base salary, compensation programs, and an annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

Stay connected to us:

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

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