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Health and Safety Advisor

Date: Jun 10, 2021

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)
JOB NUMBER: 54593

Why you should join us:

Are you looking for an exciting and challenging opportunity in operations where you are hands-on in the field and can apply your investigative expertise? In this role, you will support our operations at the Mackay River steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) In Situ facility, where you will be directly engaged with front-line workers and their supervisors on the implementation of Health and Safety (H&S) initiatives and the solution of day-to-day H&S concerns.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Engage with workers and coach leader in field-based H&S programs, such as serious injury fatality (SIF) control verifications, field level hazard assessments, workplace safety observations and inspections
  • Provide support at ‘toolbox talks’, safety meetings and joint worksite H&S committee meetings
  • Facilitate incident investigations and guide supervisors in root cause analysis and determining corrective actions
  • Assist the on-site environment and regulatory advisor and in situ industrial hygienist with field-based program implementation
  • Facilitate or participate in risk assessments
  • Interpret and provide recommendations to the business on H&S standards and regulatory requirements
  • Support leaders on the H&S components of contractor management including review of safe work plans and job hazard analysis
  • Participate in emergency management exercises
  • Build, distribute and present topical safety communications (alerts, safety moments, etc.)
  • Interact with regulators at the facility for expected and unexpected visits

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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Five years of safety-related experience in upstream oil and gas or related sectors
  • Experience with incident investigation, root cause analysis, hazard assessment, audits, field H&S assessments and interaction with regulators
  • A High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Thorough knowledge of Alberta’s H&S legislation related to operations and maintenance; understanding of key areas of critical risk (confined spaces, working at heights, control of hazardous energy, etc.)
  • Strong collaboration skills that enable you to build strong, positive relationships with diverse groups
  • A highly motivated self-starter who can multi task and make decisions with integrity while supporting company objectives and policies
  • Strong ability to establish priorities and meeting objectives with limited supervision
  • Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity

Preference for:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline, occupational health and safety (OH&S) diploma or a trade certification
  • Superior knowledge of oil and gas activities and equipment (particularly in an in situ facility)
  • A recognized safety designation (i.e. CRSP, CSP, NCSO)
  • Training in TapRoot or an equivalent method of root cause analysis
  • Environmental or industrial hygiene knowledge
  • A continuous improvement mindset to seek greater knowledge and understanding of the systems, processes and hazards in the workplace

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

  • You will work out of our McKay River site in Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • This is a site-based position, following a 4/3 dayshift schedule (Monday to Thursday, 10 hour shifts), with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs
  • You will be required to use ladders and work on elevated work sites such as scaffolds and towers and to be able to perform in different environments both indoor and outdoor
  • 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)
  • 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: Engineering