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Mine Engineer (Intermediate/Senior)

Date: Apr 16, 2021

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)
JOB NUMBER: 52621

Why you should join us:

Our oil sands mining operation is innovative and ever-changing, with initiatives such as autonomous haulage and PASS tailings treatment technology leading the way! We're looking for experienced engineers to lead us into the future of mining and act as mentors to our other team members. In this dynamic role, you will apply a broad spectrum of mine engineering principles to support the development and execution of mine plans for the Millennium and North Steepbank Mines, which combined, produce over 1 million tonnes per day. Click here to learn more about our innovative mining technologies.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Provide mine plan mentorship to both technical and mine operations personnel
  • Craft, present, and complete final reports on productivity, geological and geotechnical risks, mining rates and equipment capabilities with originality
  • Devise new approaches and apply current processes in new ways every single day
  • Analyze technical data in real-time and draw conclusions from comparative situations
  • Independently plan and conduct projects to improve mine efficiency
  • Be a dedicated role model for safety policies, procedures and practices
  • Plan and organize work for the reclamation and sustainability of our growing operations
  • Plan and outline effective implementation of change for our autonomous operation

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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • 5 – 10+ years of combined experience in mine planning, mine operations and/or mine projects
  • An undergraduate Science or Engineering degree in Mining, Civil or Geology
  • Been registered or are immediately eligible for membership with the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGA)
  • A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
  • The ability to work in a multidisciplinary, integrated team environment
  • Well-developed critical thinking skills, with an ability to apply logic and challenge assumptions, conclusions and make appropriate recommendations
  • Zero-tolerance for shortcuts, and if the procedure is incorrect, you fix it
  • Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity

Preference for:

  • Oil sand mining experience
  • Large scale open pit mining experience

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
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday
  • 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 individuals
  • 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