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Mechanical Engineer

Date: Jan 19, 2022

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

Are you passionate about problem solving, highly motivated and have strong interpersonal and communication skills, then we have the role for you. Reporting to the Engineering Leader, you will provide mechanical engineering support and ensure that all maintenance activities affecting equipment are executed according to our engineering standards and practices for our East Tank Farm (ETF) site which is comprised of two facilities which store, blend and cool, and ship bitumen.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Collaborate with operations and maintenance to identify improvement opportunities to overall safety, availability, and operating costs of ETF assets
  • Maintain strong working relationships with maintenance specialists, maintenance planners and reliability program developers on equipment reliability issues and failure trends, in order to improve existing preventive and predictive maintenance plans and existing asset strategies
  • Provide support for reviewing and trending failure patterns, investigating and identifying root cause of failures, and developing reports outlining recommendations for maintenance and operations
  • Utilize risk review approaches, hazard and operability studies, management of change process and other safety checks to maintain and improve area safety and reliability performance indicators
  • Monitor equipment and perform periodic system and equipment walk downs to maintain a current awareness of system condition and performance
  • Create continuous improvement recommendations to improve asset capability, safety, and operability through elimination of bad actors and/or improved equipment or component selection and innovation
  • Ensure equipment design changes comply with the engineering management systems and are evaluated for the impact on equipment reliability; lead the engineering design of minor plant and equipment modifications as required
  • Develop justifications, and technical and economical evaluations of major equipment changes and projects to be executed
  • Utilize solid engineering and technical knowledge to prepare work scopes and coordinate complex repairs such as equipment overhauling, maintenance projects

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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Three to five years of relevant engineering experience in the Oil and Gas industry
  • Experience with fixed equipment and knowledge of relevant ASME, API codes
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Registered or immediately eligible for registration within one year with the association of professional engineers and geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) as a professional engineer
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office and SAP
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills
  • Adept time management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Excellent collaboration and independent working skills to consistently meet deadlines
  • Motivation as a self-starter to learn and work in the field
  • 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

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

  • You will work out of our East Tank Farm site in Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday
  • This position is safety sensitive
  • 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: Engineering