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Engineer, Process

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Date: Oct 11, 2017

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)

Job Overview

Reporting to the manager, process engineering and development, you will be responsible to identify strategic and cost effective initiatives to improve safety, quality and production of the assigned assets and provide technical expertise in the development of scoping studies, unit performance plans, and complex troubleshooting.

Key Accountabilities

  • Comply with all our environment health and safety policies, standards and procedures
  • Provide technical support and advice to contact engineers while achieving safe, reliable, and efficient unit operation as well as develop scoping studies, unit performance plans and troubleshooting
  • Ensure objectives and deadlines are met during project lifecycle according to business and project requirements and standards
  • Act as a technical interface for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) developed, design basis memorandum and scoping studies and oversee EPC’s front end engineering design and scope change for area projects
  • Facilitate project risk assessments such as hazard and operability study (HAZOP)
  • Provide expert level advice during pre-startup safety reviews when required
  • Support annual production planning assumptions used by regional planning and optimization as well as site wide energy and water committees
  • Give technical feedback into process inspection scopes and support turnaround/outage through process studies and evaluations as a result of inspection findings
  • Provide mentorship and support to junior engineers in their development

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • Five or more years of experience in the oil and gas or similar industry; experience within extraction or utilities operation is an asset
  • A multidisciplinary background in engineering, maintenance and operations is an asset
  • Bachelor degree in chemical engineering
  • Registered or immediately eligible for registration with the association of professional engineers and geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) as a professional engineer
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Sound knowledge of the oil sands business and processes
  • Well-developed critical thinking, with an ability to apply logic and challenge assumptions, conclusions and make appropriate recommendations
  • Ability to provide personal and technical mentorship to junior staff members
  • Ability to plan and organize work; take initiative to ensure that projects and tasks are completed on time and correctly
  • You collaborate with others in order to achieve the best results and deliver the most value

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

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: Process Engineer, Construction, Engineer, Chemical Engineer, Sustainability, Engineering, Energy

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