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Maintenance Technician, Emergency Services

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Date: Oct 3, 2018

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

Job Overview

Reporting to the manager, emergency services, you will coordinate a wide range of duties relating to the maintenance of all breathing apparatus and portable fire-fighting equipment according to standard practices and procedures.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure portable fire extinguishers are in a state of readiness at all times
  • Schedule and conduct annual testing and maintenance to meet National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards
  • Ensure the reliability of all fire-fighting appliances including foam carts, stationary and wheeled monitors, hose carts and nozzles by conducting effective service and repairs when required
  • Keep all respiratory protective equipment ready by performing regular service, maintenance and overhaul in accordance with all department and regulatory standards
  • Provide support to the workplace training group during training courses to ensure all equipment is maintained to a high standard
  • Lend support as a trained ambulance driver to the emergency response group

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • Experience working with breathing apparatus and portable firefighting equipment is an asset
  • Experience with hands-on work that includes heavy lifting and moving equipment
  • Standard First Aid certification
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Possess a valid Class 4 driver’s licence and a clean driving record

 Skills and Knowledge:

  • Planning, scheduling and decision-making skills and you can manage conflicting priorities and deliver on timelines 
  • You have the ability to collaborate and build strong, positive relationships across diverse groups, in order to achieve the best results and deliver the most value
  • You have a strong continuous improvement mindset and your thrive in a dynamic work environment

 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 4 days on/ 3 days off rotation, but may become 7/7 based on workload demand


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.

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 communities 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: Gas, Gas Technician, Sustainability, Offshore Oil, Energy

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