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Electrician (Mobile Maintenance Equipment)

Date: Jan 30, 2019

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

Why you should join us:

We believe our Electricians take pride in being responsible for supporting our Fort Hills mine maintenance team by safely maintaining the heavy equipment fleet to ensure optimum reliability and availability of our assets. If you're looking for a role where you can learn new things, improve current processes and work with some of the most talented people in our industry, apply today!

You will use your expertise to:

  • Execute maintenance activities including installation, troubleshooting, and repairs to all systems and equipment (electrical safety systems, motor starters, large medium voltage frequency drive systems and PLCs, 13.8KV/ 7.2KV / 600 V / 480 V and 220 V power distribution and computerized control systems)
  • Conduct preventative maintenance inspections and repairs on all types of heavy and auxiliary equipment and ensure that preventative maintenance guidelines are adhered to and maintain complete and accurate records
  • Support in the removal and replacement of major components (engines, transmissions, wheel motors, etc.)
  • Operate company-provided equipment and vehicles in a safe manner
  • Participate in post-event failure analysis and root cause discussions to craft creative solutions
  • Troubleshoot, repair and test high voltage trailing cables
  • Build an atmosphere of continuous improvement, centered on safe work practices, procedures and standards

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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Two years of post-apprenticeship experience maintaining mining heavy equipment
  • Two years working on P&H 4100BOSS A/C electric cable shovels and Komatsu A/C ultra-class electric haul trucks
  • Exceptional knowledge and application of technical requirements and quality standards
  • A deep understanding of maintenance and operations and you’re able to read and interpret equipment specifications, engineering drawings, blueprints, charts, and tables, or study sample parts as required
  • A proven safety and environmental mindset
  • A Valid Alberta Journeyman Electrician Certificate or an Interprovincial Red Seal
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • Familiarity with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
  • Working knowledge of SAP

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 seven days on/seven days off rotation (seven days on, seven days off, seven nights on, seven nights off; 12-hour shifts)
  • 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
  • This position is safety sensitive


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

Stay connected to us:

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: Electrician, Engineer, Electrical, High Voltage Electrician, Sustainability, Engineering, Energy

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