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Mine Planner

Date: Dec 4, 2018

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

Are you looking for a career opportunity where you can use your planning experience in civil earthworks or surface mining to make a difference in real-time? If so, we’re looking for a motivated self-starter to join our dynamic short range mine planning team in overburden. 

You will use your expertise to:

  • Craft bench plans in alignment with the mine forecast, and the mid-range plan and life of mine plan
  • Take initiative and tour the operating environment to understand the progress relative to plans and confirm operating conditions
  • Communicate opportunities and risks to the team lead
  • Support the creation of the rolling two week overburden plan
  • Update construction plans
  • Build execution sequences for bench and ramp construction
  • Provide stewardship on milestone progress

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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Three years of planning experience in mining, geology or civil earthworks
  • Experience with Minescape and/or Mine Sight, Microsoft Office, and Runge (RPM Global)
  • A degree in mining, civil, geological engineering or geology
  • Registration with APEGA as a Professional Engineer, Professional Geologist or Member in Training, or eligibility to register within the province of Alberta
  • An understanding of mine production, efficiency and planning metrics and a basic understanding of mining block models and their application to mine planning
  • A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing
  • The ability to anticipate potential problems and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions, as well as having a strong sense of accountability
  • A continuous improvement mindset and are able to seek greater knowledge and understanding of the systems, process and hazards in the workplace

Preference for:

  • Surface mining experience, or large scale civil earthworks projects
  • An awareness or experience with autonomous haul systems would be considered an asset

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other meaningful 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

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 – do it safely, or don’t do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our mission, vision 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.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

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