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Radio Frequency Engineer

Date: Feb 22, 2021

LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

Our Digital Platforms and Industrial Operations team has an exciting new opportunity for you! In this dynamic role you will be responsible for governance, oversight and execution of Suncor wide radio frequency (RF) design, planning and spectrum management. You will focus on accelerating the availability of robust and reliable connectivity options to support current/future initiatives.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Deliver governance and oversight of RF technology, spectrum management and RF design/planning processes
  • Ensure effective and efficient RF planning and constant operational reliability
  • Govern and complete RF designs, simulations, and site surveys
  • Develop and improve Suncor-wide RF spectrum related processes and procedures
  • Drive system convergence and optimization of the RF environment.

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • A Bachelor’s degree in an engineering technical discipline or computer science combined with experience in industrial operations/projects
  • Ten or more years of industrial RF and/or system engineering experience
  • Experience in RF and wireless
  • Experience with engineering, procuring, constructing, commissioning, and operating critical wireless network infrastructure
  • RF/wireless engineering and design experience in large, site wide industrial wireless networks including Wi-Fi/MESH, point to point (Aviat/Redline/Proxim/etc.), point to multipoint (Redline/Cambium/etc.), LTE/5G, and 2-way radios (Motorola P25, MotoTRBO, PTT)
  • The ability to work from concept to design, simulate the solution and see it through delivery and operations
  • The ability to easily collaborate with others in order to achieve the best results and deliver the most value
  • Exceptional technical, decision-making, problem solving skills and the ability to think strategically and identify root-causes and critical elements
  • High motivation, resourcefulness, resiliency and commitment to continuous improvement
  • Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity

Preference for:

  • Oil and gas industry experience
  • Experience with managing and coordinating licensed and unlicensed RF spectrum
  • Experience in the field including RF site surveys & audits with a strong track record of safety performance
  • You enjoy connecting disparate ideas to generate elegant solutions

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

  • You will work out of our Calgary head office, located in the Suncor Energy Centre at 150 – 6th Ave S.W.
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday
  • Occasional travel to all Suncor sites will be required
  • We require qualified and safety-focused employees for business-critical roles that maintain our commitment to operational excellence and reliable operations. We are using technology to conduct virtual interviews to adhere to physical distancing recommendations and we are well set up for remote onboarding and orientation
  • Suncor encourages everyone to do their part and support global efforts to limit the impact of COVID-19 with good hygiene practices, physical distancing, and with care and consideration for the people around you. For more information on how we’re responding to COVID-19, click here. #StrongerTogether

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 – if it isn't safe, we don't do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our purpose 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. Check out our social goal to learn how we are working to build greater mutual trust and respect with the Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

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

JOB CATEGORY: Business Professionals