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Electrician

Date: Oct 22, 2021

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)
JOB NUMBER: 58041

Why you should join us:

We believe our Electricians take pride in being responsible for supporting our Base mine maintenance team by safely maintaining the heavy equipment fleet to ensure optimum reliability and availability of our assets. If you're looking for a role where you can learn new things, improve current processes and work with some of the most talented people in our industry, apply today!

You will use your expertise to:

  • Execute maintenance activities including installation, troubleshooting, and repairs to all systems and equipment (electrical safety systems, motor starters, large medium voltage frequency drive systems and PLCs, 13.8KV/ 7.2KV / 600 V / 480 V and 220 V power distribution and computerized control systems)
  • Conduct preventative maintenance inspections and repairs on all types of heavy and auxiliary equipment and ensure that preventative maintenance guidelines are adhered to and maintain complete and accurate records
  • Support in the removal and replacement of major components (engines, transmissions, wheel motors)
  • Operate company-provided equipment and vehicles in a safe manner
  • Participate in post-event failure analysis and root cause discussions to craft creative solutions
  • Troubleshoot, repair and test high voltage trailing cables
  • Build an atmosphere of continuous improvement, centered on safe work practices, procedures, and standards

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Two or more years of post-apprenticeship experience maintaining and working on mine heavy equipment, such as shovels and haul trucks
  • A valid Alberta Journeyperson Electrician certificate or an Interprovincial Red Seal certificate
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Exceptional knowledge and application of technical requirements and quality standards
  • A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
  • Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity

Preference for:

  • Familiarity with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
  • A deep understanding of maintenance and operations and you’re able to read and interpret equipment specifications, engineering drawings, blueprints, charts, and tables, or study sample parts as required
  • Working knowledge of SAP

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other important information:

  • You will work out of our Base Plant Mine in Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • The shift schedule is a 6 days on / 6 days off rotation (3 days, 3 nights, 6 days off); 12-hour shifts
  • This position is safety sensitive
  • You will be required to perform some heavy lifting, use ladders and work on elevated work sites such as scaffolds and towers with the ability to perform in a variety of different environments both indoor and outdoor as well as within confined spaces
  • We have numerous Employee Inclusion Networks who work together to help foster an inclusive and respectful culture and drive positive change at Suncor. Current networks include both Workplace Inclusion Networks (focusing on inclusion and respect for all), and identity-focused networks (focusing on building community and a sense of belonging and allyship for different groups)
  • Suncor is aware that some job seekers have received false employment offers from an individual or organization posing as Suncor. All recruiting is conducted through our Careers site, your resume needs to be submitted to this site if you would like to be considered for a role. To learn more about false recruiting offers, click here.
  • We require qualified and safety-focused employees for business-critical roles that maintain our commitment to operational excellence and reliable operations. We are using technology to conduct virtual interviews to adhere to physical distancing recommendations and we are well set up for remote onboarding and orientation
  • Suncor encourages everyone to do their part and support global efforts to limit the impact of COVID-19 with good hygiene practices, physical distancing, and with care and consideration for the people around you. For more information on how we’re responding to COVID-19, click here. #StrongerTogether

Why Suncor?

We are Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – if it isn't safe, we don't do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our purpose and values.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including:

  • Competitive base salary, compensation programs, and an annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

Stay connected to us:

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request. Check out our social goal to learn how we are working to build greater mutual trust and respect with the Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

JOB CATEGORY: Trade & Operators