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Supervisor, Mine Equipment Maintenance

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Date: Mar 9, 2018

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

Job Overview

Are you passionate about safety and looking for an exciting opportunity in Fort Hills? As you settle into Alberta's newest mining project you will be accountable to work with the mine maintenance, reliability, supply chain management and maintenance planning teams to establish a reliable maintenance department.

Key Accountabilities

  • Champion Suncor's safety driven, maintenance culture at our Fort Hills location
  • Provide maintenance expertise to build and sustain best-in-class mine maintenance programs
  • Define specific mine maintenance scopes of work, maintenance strategies and continuously seek opportunities for development of our team
  • Ensure the implementation of safe work practices and procedures throughout the maintenance team
  • Provide technical feedback and complete technical bid evaluations for maintenance assets during the procurement process
  • Manage and lead the crew in the areas of safety, productivity, work standards and maintaining documentation of each employee that will allow administration to evaluate compliance
  • Ensure that equipment availability meets or exceeds all production requirements by ensuring that our fleets are maintained in a safe manner
  • Define service strategy requirements and develop relationships with vendors and suppliers
  • Support the recruitment process and supervise a team of journeymen with varying trades

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education

  • Three or more years of supervisory experience working in a heavy industrial maintenance environment (oil sands/petrochemical industry experience is preferred)
  • Valid Alberta Journeyman or Red Seal Electrician, Instrumentation, Welder, Heavy Equipment Technician Certificate; attach your Journeyman / Red Seal ticket to be considered
  • Applicable mining or maintenance trade certificate or diploma or a degree in engineering
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record

Skills and Knowledge

  • Knowledge and experience with setting up maintenance service packages on various mining equipment such as CAT 797 or Komatsu 930 haul trucks, P&H and Hitachi shovels
  • Strong working knowledge of computers and computerized maintenance management systems (SAP preferred)
  • Exceptional safety mindset, you do not take or tolerate shortcuts and if the procedure is incorrect, you fix it
  • You continually seek greater knowledge about the systems, processes and hazards in the workplace, in order to understand not just what you do but why you do it; a strong dedication to continuous improvement within safe work practices, procedures, and standards to ensure safe and reliable work execution

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

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 communitities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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