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Maintenance Technician, Emergency Services

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Date: Sep 12, 2017

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)

Job Overview

In this temporary position reporting to the supervisor emergency services maintenance, you will be accountable for the coordination of a wide range of duties relating to the maintenance of all breathing apparatuses and portable fire-fighting equipment according to standard practices and procedures.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure all hand held portable and dry chemical extinguishers are in a state of readiness at all times
  • Schedule and conduct annual testing and maintenance to meet national fire protection association (NFPA) standards
  • Ensure the reliability of all fire-fighting applications including foam carts, stationary and wheeled monitors, hose carts and nozzles by conducting effective service and repairs when required
  • Keep all respiratory protective equipment in a state of readiness by performing regular service, maintenance and overhaul in accordance with all department and government standards
  • Provide support to the training group during training courses ensuring all equipment is maintained to a high standard
  • Provide support to the emergency response group as a trained ambulance driver

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education

  • Previous experience working with breathing apparatuses and portable firefighting equipment is an asset
  • Standard First Aid certification
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Possess a valid class four driver’s license and a clean driving record

Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience with physical, hands on work that includes heavy lifting and moving equipment
  • In-depth understanding of maintenance planning and scheduling concepts
  • Strong planning, scheduling and decision making skills with the ability to manage conflicting priorities and deliver on timelines
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with others and maintain strong relationships across different teams, in order to achieve the best results and deliver the most value

Working Conditions

  • Position includes working outdoors with exposure to various climate changes
  • This is a temporary position for a period of twelve months with the possibility of extension

Why Suncor
We want you to have a job you’re genuinely excited about – as well as opportunities to learn and challenge yourself. Suncor is a company where you can contribute in a meaningful way, grow your skills and career, and achieve success.

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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. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communitities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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