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Autonomous Haulage System Dispatch Supervisor

Date: Aug 8, 2019

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

Are you a dispatcher looking to advance your skills? In this role, you will be responsible to use your equipment knowledge to ensure safe, productive, and efficient oversight of the Autonomous Haulage System (AHS) Dispatch operation.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Be responsible for the safe operation of the AHS operating system (FrontRunner and Modular Dispatch) and actively look for hazards or unsafe conditions
  • Ensure area access controls are strictly adhered to and entry is restricted to essential personnel only, while ensuring emergency preparedness plans are understood and adhered to
  • Lead emergency response incidents in a calm and controlled manner
  • Understand and align with all internal standards, work practices and guidelines as well as external regulatory obligations
  • Participate in incident investigations, capture evidence and act as a technical investigator when required
  • Collaborate with functional and cross-functional peers and leaders to influence business outcomes
  • Be responsible for AHS Mine plan compliance, production optimization throughout the shift including speed limit restriction, obstacle necessity, survey quality, course alignments, etc.
  • Be accountable for monitoring real time shift production KPIs and working closely with peers to maximize shift by shift performance

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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • 10 years of experience in Mine Operations open pit mining with previous dispatching experience
  • A minimum of 2 years of Autonomous Haulage System dispatching experience
  • A High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • A strong sense of ownership, with proven interpersonal skills and strong leadership skills
  • The ability to manage multiple and changing priorities in a fast paced environment with strong decision-making skills
  • Alignment with our values of: Safety Above All Else, Respect, Raise the Bar, Commitments Matter and Do the Right Thing

Preference for:

  • Individuals with Oilsand mining experience
  • A strong working knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety regulations and an understanding of loss management techniques
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SAP
  • Solid leadership and communication skills to interact with all functions and levels of leadership
  • A continuous improvement mindset utilizing facts to make decisions, demonstrating a sense of urgency, taking initiative, and being KPI data results focused

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


  • You will work out of our camp-based Fort Hills mining site, located in Alberta’s Athabasca region, 90 kilometres north of Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • The shift schedule is a 7 days on / 7 days off rotation

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

Our mission to create energy for a better world begins with caring about the communities we live and work in, while responding to your interests and concerns. Read our Suncor Connections newsletter to see how we're living up to our commitment to keeping you informed.

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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