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Heavy Equipment Technician (Mobile Maintenance Equipment)

Date: Mar 29, 2019

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

Why you should join us:

Want to work with and be responsible for maintaining the biggest mining equipment as an HET at Suncor? If are passionate about safety, maintaining heavy equipment, building positive relationships and working within a very dynamic team environment, then this role is definitely for you!  Reporting to the shift supervisor, you will support our mine maintenance team by safely maintaining our heavy equipment fleet to ensure optimum reliability and availability of the assets.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Execute all planned maintenance inspections and repairs on all types of heavy and auxiliary equipment
  • Run maintenance repairs on our equipment, including troubleshooting hydraulic systems, engines, transmissions, electronics, etc.
  • Remove and replace major components (engines, transmissions, wheel motors, etc.)
  • Ensure that preventative maintenance guidelines are adhered to and maintain complete and accurate records associated with the technical and preventative aspects of this position
  • Participate in post-event failure analysis and root cause discussions to develop solutions
  • Operate company-provided equipment in a safe manner
  • Build practices and procedures for repairs and implement approved modifications for the heavy equipment and auxiliary fleet

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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Two years of post-apprenticeship experience maintaining mining heavy equipment
  • Experience with Caterpillar (CAT) auxiliary equipment, Komatsu haul trucks, Hitachi shovels and P&H 4100 shovels
  • A Valid Alberta Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician (Off Road) Certificate or an Interprovincial Red Seal Journeyman Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic/Heavy Equipment Technician (Off Road) Certificate
  • Superior mechanical aptitude and proven troubleshooting skills
  • Proficiency with computers to retrieve data for equipment maintenance
  • Motivation, initiative and a strong work ethic
  • A 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:

  • Experience with 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 are able to perform some heavy lifting, use ladders and work on elevated work sites such as scaffolds and towers to perform tasks 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

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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: Hydraulics, Gas, Gas Technician, Electrical, Sustainability, Engineering, Energy

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