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Heavy Equipment Operator

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Date: Aug 2, 2018

LOCATION: Fort Hills, Wood Buffalo, Alberta (CA-AB)
JOB NUMBER: 20942
 

Job Overview

Are you a talented heavy equipment operator with a real passion for safety? We are looking for collaborative, engaged, genuine operators to join our team. Reporting to the supervisor, you will be responsible for operating all different types of mining equipment to support production within our world-class Fort Hills mine.

Key Accountabilities

  • Participate in our Journey to Zero safety program by operating safely in all circumstances
  • Operate various makes and models of haul trucks, shovels, dozers, and/or graders in adherence to our standards and procedures
  • Complete walk-arounds, safety checks, and field level hazard assessments and ensure the heavy equipment is running properly
  • Communicate updates to your supervisor to ensure goals will be met
  • Report all incidents, damages or repairs, and near misses immediately

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • Proven safety training and exceptional safety record
  • Ability to concentrate and maintain focus for long periods of time
  • You act with integrity and do not take or tolerate shortcuts, and if the procedure is incorrect, you fix it
  • You constantly ask what could go wrong and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions and learn to anticipate potential problems

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong work ethic and exceptional safety record
  • Ability to concentrate and maintain focus for long periods of time
  • Excellent communication skills and a willingness to train and provide mentorship to others
  • You act with integrity and do not take or tolerate shortcuts, and if the procedure is incorrect, you fix 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 (seven days on, seven days off, seven nights on, seven nights off; 12-hour shifts)

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 is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Not sure if this particular listing is the right opportunity for you? Please join our Talent Community at www.suncor.com and click on Careers, or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter for the latest job listings and employment news.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so if you are interested and qualified, apply now.

JOB CATEGORY: Trade & Operators


Job Segment: Sustainability, Offshore Oil, Energy

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