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Advisor, Environment Field Services

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Date: Nov 5, 2018

LOCATION: Fort Hills Wood Buffalo, Alberta (CA-AB)

Job Overview

Reporting to the manager of reclamation planning and field services, you will plan environmental and reclamation programs for Fort Hills. You will also assist with writing, editing or reviewing of monitoring and reclamation plans pertaining to Fort Hills, and provide scientific and technical advice on ecological conservation issues to assist in decision making and oil sands regulatory compliance.

Key Accountabilities

  • Responsible for planning environmental programs and management of reclamation (soil), surface and ground water systems
  • Identify hazards and design flaws, evaluate and contribute to both proactive and reactive controls put in place to mitigate short term and long term costs to both personnel and property
  • Provide technical oversight for planning of water monitoring and various environmental initiatives, and/or reclamation programs
  • Develop and recommend regulatory compliance strategies under the guidance of a more senior specialist or manager
  • Review and evaluate technical reports from contractors on monitoring, planning and other environmental programs related to reclamation e.g. soil surveys, mine reclamation and life of mine reclamation plans
  • Establishes priorities and performance targets aligned with business unit priorities and work plans

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor or master of engineering or science in a related discipline
  • Working knowledge of oil sands regulations, approvals, standards, processes and procedures
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record

Skills and Knowledge:

  • A combination of professional and technical knowledge related to environmental science practices and processes
  • The ability to support or lead multiple projects at a time and work independently under minimal supervision
  • Strong communication skills with the expectation of high demonstrating a continuous improvement mindset
  • Effectively impact a considerable number of internal and external stakeholders
  • Understand complex processes, and strive to develop and implement continuous improvement and creative process enhancements

Working Conditions

  • This is a camp-based position at the Fort Hills site
  • The shift schedule is a 7 days on / 7 days off rotation

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

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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.

JOB CATEGORY: Trade & Operators

Job Segment: Engineer, Sustainability, Offshore Oil, Engineering, Energy

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