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Coordinator, Electrical Heat Trace

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Date: Jul 14, 2017

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

Job Overview

Reporting to the area manager, maintenance, central electrical and instrumentation (E&I), you will take responsibility for planned and unplanned maintenance with respect to central E&I systems and/or site electrical heat trace (EHT) activities to ensure safe, environmentally responsible, reliable, and cost effective maintenance across the site.

Key Accountabilities

  • Oversee the execution of daily maintenance activities performed by employees and contractors, as per approved weekly and daily schedules
  • Lead daily toolbox meetings to drive a culture of safety
  • Identify and remove roadblocks for our contractors to enable them to execute maintenance tasks effectively
  • Support the maintenance planning and scheduling team by providing current and accurate feedback on daily job completion
  • Supervise contracts and contractors in a manner that ensures that our safety and work performance standards are maintained, resources are managed effectively, and our business objectives are met
  • Continually review, develop, and update equipment preventative maintenance strategies
  • Collaborate with supervisors, the reliability team, the operations team, and management to understand all work notifications associated with operational commitments

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • Minimum of five years’ experience working in maintenance in a heavy industrial environment
  • Experience as a maintenance planner, scheduler, coordinator, or supervisor
  • Valid Alberta or Interprovincial Red Seal Journeyman Electrical or Instrumentation Certificate; attach your certificate with your application to be considered
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Deep understanding of EHT systems and associated maintenance, installation, and quality assurance and control of new installations
  • Experience on EHT systems that have Digi-trace controllers
  • Familiarity with computerized maintenance management systems (SAP preferred)
  • Excellent understanding of maintenance and operations as they relate to the safe production of bitumen
  • You continually seek greater knowledge about the systems, processes and hazards in the workplace, in order to understand not just what you do but why you do it
  • You constantly ask what could go wrong and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions and learn to anticipate potential problems

Working Conditions

  • This position has been identified as safety sensitive
  • This is a camp-based position at the Fort Hills site
  • The shift schedule is a seven days on / seven days off rotation
  • You will be required to perform some heavy lifting, use of ladders and working 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
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

About Fort Hills
Fort Hills, a joint venture between Suncor, Total, and Teck Resources, is the largest undeveloped oil sands mining asset in the region. Located 90 kilometres north of Fort McMurray, you’ll travel in comfort from one of our Western Canadian hubs, or Fort McMurray. There, you will stay in a world class, modern yet comfortable, lodge-style accommodation. More information about life at Fort Hills is available here.

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. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communitities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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JOB CATEGORY: Business Professionals

Job Segment: Electrical, Sustainability, Instrumentation, Offshore Oil, Engineering, Energy

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