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Drilling Coordinator

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Date: Nov 7, 2018

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)

Job Overview

Are you passionate about drilling? Would you like to be a part of the mine geotechnical services and mine planning team? Reporting to the manager, mine operations support, you will be part of a team of engineers and coordinators who are responsible for drilling engineering and well design aspects within oil sands mines and thermal areas.

Key Accountabilities

  • Review drilling scopes and coordinate changes
  • Provide field fit solutions for the drilling group which satisfies the design intent
  • Provide technical supervision for field staff and contractors in support of the drilling quality assurance (QA) work
  • Ensure coordination with the planning and operational groups for the execution of the boreholes and decommissioning of instruments
  • Ensure proper documentation and field requirements of instrument installations, as-built and turnover packages
  • Facilitate the geotechnical handover packages and ensure instrumentation turnover from Drilling, Logistics and Completions to Field Services
  • Provide updates on programs to project managers and partners
  • Obtain estimates and provide purchase orders for qualified drilling monitors
  • Provide instrument installation QA

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • Three to five  years of drilling experience, preferably in oil sands and in situ drilling
  • Experience with mentoring junior staff and working in a multi-functional team
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a diploma in technology is preferred

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements, industry recommended practices, well control procedures and well licensing
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite, familiarity with Peloton Wellview, Accumap and SAP is beneficial
  • Strong listening skills, along with extraordinary written and verbal communication
  • Strong initiative, problem solving and proven project management skills
  • Ability to work in multi-functional team environment
  • Highly motivated teammate, adapts to change, open to new ideas and responsibilities and possesses a strong continuous improvement mindset
  • Self-starter with well-developed social and organizational skills in order to handle numerous projects within a tight timeframe

Working Conditions

  • On-call duties to support drilling operations
  • Regular field visits to provide support and technical assistance
  • 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 individuals

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

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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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JOB CATEGORY: Engineering

Job Segment: Engineer, Geology, Instrumentation, Sustainability, Offshore Oil, Engineering, Energy

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