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Pump Mechanic

Date: Jul 10, 2019

LOCATION: Commerce City, Colorado (US-CO)

Why you should join us:


Are you passionate about safety, building positive relationships and problem solving, and do you possess strong integrity? Do you have strong mechanical aptitude? Then look no further! The largest refinery in the Rocky Mountain region and the only petroleum refinery in Colorado has an opportunity for you. Reporting to the Pump Shop Supervisor, you will repair and maintain the centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, centrifugal and reciprocating compressors, fans, blowers, steam turbines, pump seals and support systems.


You will use your expertise to:

  • Ensure everyone in your area of responsibility selects and uses proper personal protective equipment (PPE) and tools to do their tasks safely
  • Oversee visual safety checks and inspections on equipment to ensure it is running properly
  • Attend and participate in safety meetings, maintain exemplary housekeeping standards, and complete regulatory safety training
  • Participate in procedures and programs intended for both personal safety and mechanical integrity
  • Actively participate in post-event failure analysis and root cause discussions to develop creative solutions to improve safety and reliability
  • Access and understand Process Safety Information (PSI) to properly maintain the integrity of equipment as it pertains to process safety management
  • Communicate maintenance issues in an open, honest and consistent manner
  • Work as a partner with operations to suggest and implement the best repair or service option
  • Report environmental contravention as required

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


Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Experience in the repair or maintenance of rotating equipment including centrifugal pumps, compressors, fans, fans, blowers, steam turbines, pump seals and support systems
  • Five years of industrial rotating equipment experience
  • A High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • A zero-tolerance for shortcuts, and if the procedure is incorrect, you fix it
  • Ability to pass a Pump and Compression basic knowledge test
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • A valid Journeyperson trade certificate
  • A strong mechanical aptitude will help you succeed in this role
  • Strong collaboration skills that enables you to build strong, positive relationships with diverse groups to achieve the best results
  • The ability to anticipate potential problems and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions, as well as having a strong sense of accountability
  • A self-starter with exceptional communication and organizational skills

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

  • You will work out of our Commerce City refinery, located at 5455 Brighton Blvd.
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs

You will be required to perform some heavy lifting, use ladders and work on elevated work sites such as scaffolds and towers with the ability to perform in a variety of different environments both indoor and outdoor as well as within confined spaces

Why Suncor?

Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Suncor Energy Inc., a leading integrated energy company based in Calgary, 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 – 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.

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.

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