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Supervisor, Mine Dispatch

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Date: Sep 2, 2018

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

Job Overview

Reporting to the manager, mine operations production, you will be responsible for utilizing your equipment knowledge to make sound and timely decisions for break in maintenance work to optimize the productive use of Suncor assets and resources at our Fort Hills mining site. We are looking for your help to improve overburden production, while ensuring a consistent delivery of oilsand feed to primary extraction in accordance with the daily production plan, and all policies and procedures.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure compliance with all occupational health and safety (OH&S) codes and work practices, standards and procedures
  • Comply with the daily mine plan including production targets, priorities and ore feed characteristics
  • Oversee and monitor the trucks and shovels equipment health to ensure maximum productivity and physical availability
  • Ensure break in maintenance is managed accordingly as to not impact bitumen production
  • Assist in troubleshooting down equipment through the use of MineCare and Honeywell to assist mine equipment maintenance (MEM) with effective maintenance and availabilities
  • Collaborate with mine operations and MEM supervisors to effectively manage break in work
  • Communicate and collaborate with production dispatchers to ensure break in work does not affect production targets
  • Follow protocols when emergencies arise to quickly and safely get emergency response on scene

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • 10 or more years of experience in mobile mining equipment maintenance, with preference for oil sands or other open pit mining, along with previous dispatching experience
  • Bachelor of engineering in electrical or mechanical engineering, a trade certification with interprovincial certification, or a High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong working knowledge of OH&S regulations and an understanding of loss management techniques
  • Strong knowledge in troubleshooting P&H 4100 AC shovels, Komatsu AC drive haul trucks, Caterpillar D8, D11, 24M
  • Knowledgeable in using a Fleet Management System, with a preference for Modular
  • Knowledgeable in using Remote Health Monitoring System, with a preference for Honeywell MEM and MineCare
  • Skilled in using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; knowledgeable in SAP
  • Exceptional sense of ownership, with demonstrated social and analytical skills
  • Proven ability to lead multiple and changing priorities under tight deadlines with strong decision-making skills
  • Possess solid non-authoritative leadership and communication skills to interact with all functions and levels of leadership
  • Understand complex processes, and strive to develop and implement continuous improvement and creative process enhancements

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, number 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

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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