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Turnaround Planner

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Date: Jul 10, 2018

LOCATION: Edmonton, Alberta (CA-AB)

Job Overview

Reporting to the turnaround planning lead, you will use extensive mechanical knowledge to estimate and schedule. You will be responsible for retrieving and collecting all relevant information and presenting it as expediently and economically as possible.

Key Accountabilities

  • Obtain and review historical records of previously executed turnaround jobs
  • Form work requests and scheduled work requirements and develop the turnaround scope of a preliminary schedule/step listing
  • Monitor and maintain a continual update of the requirements and requests, paying special attention to contracts/projects being run at a time or in conjunction with the current turnaround
  • Monitor items which could be potentially problematic with regard to execution and progress
  • Aid with the development of the planned schedule using SAP and the Primavera (P6) planning system
  • Assist in the provision of printouts of preliminary schedules and reports for turnaround management review meetings
  • Review work scope change requests prior to their introduction into the proposed schedule, and projects impact upon the turnaround plan
  • Determine critical-path items and achievements with the turnaround, maintenance and operations group
  • Identify replacement and spare-part requirements for equipment, and prepare the requisitioning documentation
  • Assist in development of post-turnaround activities, review plans and associated monitoring post turnaround
  • Provide and distribute the planned daily shift work scope schedules. Discuss and explain the schedules with each of the individual field coordinators
  • Arrange and classify information for the summarization of planned projection versus actual performance and itemize actual data for use in future turnarounds or other maintenance work estimates and planning situation
  • Develop a critique of the turnaround from a planners perspective

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • Three to five years of experience in planning is preferred
  • Experience with planning systems (SAP, Primavera)
  • Possess a valid driver's licence and a clean driving record
  • Journeyperson Trade Certification is required, preferably a Millwright, boilermaker or a pipefitter certification
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Deep understanding of Microsoft Office programs
  • Extensive mechanical background on boilers, furnaces, exchanger vessels, rigging and welding
  • Strong communication, social, organizational, and analytical skills are a requirement

Working Conditions

  • Located at the Suncor Energy Edmonton refinery

Why Suncor
Go ahead. Expect growth. We want you to have a job you're genuinely excited about - as well as opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others. Plus, Suncor Energy offers a flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life, including:

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

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Business Overview
Suncor Energy is Canada's energy company - meaning rewarding opportunities for you to apply your knowledge, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions. Our business portfolio spans the entire energy sector, from a leadership position in oil sands development, to refining and marketing operations, natural gas, and conventional oil production, internationally and offshore East Coast Canada.

And while we are working to responsibly develop petroleum resources and contribute to the communities where we live and work, we are also developing our renewable energy portfolio, which includes wind power and biofuels.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Canada's largest energy company - 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.

Suncor promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Suncor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Suncor is committed to accessibility and accommodations will be provided to applicants upon request. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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