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Equipment Operator

Date: Jan 14, 2022

LOCATION: Commerce City, Colorado (US-CO)
SALARY BAND: determined by collective agreement; $47.13/hr

Why you should join us:

Come and join the team at our Commerce City refinery where we produce gasoline, diesel fuel and paving-grade asphalt. Reporting to the cross-functional infrastructure team lead, you will assist our crafts in the mitigation, removal, or replacement of hazardous products from the refinery.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Operate large mobile cranes and boom trucks
  • Operate forklifts, man lifts, and backhoes occasionally
  • Interact effectively with all other craft groups, operators and various contractors
  • Perform work as per safety procedure and policies

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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Five or more years of experience operating mobile cranes in a similar industry
  • Current Crane Operator Certification for Hydraulic Cranes (NCCCO)
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Zero tolerance for shortcuts and if the procedure is incorrect, you fix it and constantly ask what could go wrong and learn to anticipate potential problems
  • Possess a valid Class A commercial driver’s licence with a driving record acceptable to Suncor
  • Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity

Preference for:

  • Knowledge of industry standard safe rigging practices
  • Familiarity with refinery operations

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

  • You will work out of our Commerce City refinery, located at 5801 Brighton Blvd.
  • The shift schedule is 5 x 8 hour days or 4 x 10 hour days nights and weekends dependent on plant needs
  • You must pass a series of job skills tests with a composite score of at least 80%, which include communication skills, math and crane-specific questions
  • Overtime may be required based on business needs
  • We have numerous Employee Inclusion Networks who work together to help foster an inclusive and respectful culture and drive positive change at Suncor. Current networks include both Workplace Inclusion Networks (focusing on inclusion and respect for all), and identity-focused networks (focusing on building community and a sense of belonging and allyship for different groups)
  • Suncor is aware that some job seekers have received false employment offers from an individual or organization posing as Suncor. All recruiting is conducted through our Careers site, your resume needs to be submitted to this site if you would like to be considered for a role. To learn more about false recruiting offers, click here. 
  • 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?

Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Suncor, a leading integrated energy company based in Alberta, Canada with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing.

Suncor’s downstream business operates four refineries including the Commerce City refinery, the only petroleum refinery in the area and one of the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. 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.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Colorado’s only refinery - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.

We want you to have a job that will fit your life - as well as opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others. Plus, Suncor offers a flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life, including:

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

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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.