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Investigations Advisor, Environmental Health and Safety

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Date: Jul 27, 2018

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)

Job Overview

Are you a professional who is looking for an office-based role where you can apply your incident investigative expertise in the area of Environmental Health and Safety? Reporting to the manager, you will assist Suncor by providing leadership, knowledge, and mentorship in incident investigation support for all types of significant investigations (health and safety, environment, regulatory, reputation, and economic consequence). You will act as a consultant to the incident owner and will be responsible to ensure the overall quality of the investigations by facilitating the causal analysis process.

Key Accountabilities

  • Assist the incident owner in the development of an investigation plan, including providing direction on what information is required to support the investigation process
  • Coordinate and communicate with key partners such as communications, legal and EH&S during the course of the investigation
  • Conduct interviews and liaise with legal on authority, agency, access and interviews
  • Ensure that the investigations manager is kept updated, as required
  • Support and advise on investigation completeness and ensure on-site investigation is complete prior to the root cause analysis meeting
  • Facilitate and/or provide expertise and support for the root cause analysis
  • Compile all reports, documentation and evidence, and develop the final investigation report for review by the incident owner and the team
  • Act as subject matter expert for investigations and build / deliver appropriate training materials as required
  • Support corporate investigation team on level 1 investigations as required

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • Previous experience in a similar role, minimum of five years of experience in the petroleum industry
  • Applicable safety designations (OH&S Certificate, CRSP etc.) or in the process of attaining designations is an asset
  • Experience working with regulatory agencies is an asset
  • Post-secondary education
  • Formal Root Cause Analysis training, or specialized investigation training

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Skilled in incident investigation processes such as those used by Occupational Health and Safety Officers, Transport Canada investigators, RCMP or Chemical Safety Board
  • Thorough knowledge of EH&S legislation in Canada, the U.S. and overseas
  • Working knowledge of petrochemical plant operations
  • Strong computer literacy and proficient in Microsoft Office and related tools
  • Knowledge of Enablon is an asset
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and able to understand technical problems and demonstrate analytical skills
  • Evidence management and record/cataloguing expertise in order to support a legal defense related to an incident
  • Proven root cause analysis techniques and project management skills as well as a continuous improvement mindset
  • Ability to compile complex reports and summarize information for learning and distribution
  • You are a dedicated leader and a self-starter with the ability and dedication to work in a team environment

Working Conditions

  • If you reside outside of Fort McMurray, relocation of your primary residence to within 60 km of Fort McMurray is mandatory
  • Relocation support will be provided; we offer highly competitive housing assistance to eligible applicants
  • Travel may be required for training and investigation support requirements outside of RMWB

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.

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. Suncor is committed to accessibility and accommodations will be provided to applicants upon request. 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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