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Pipeline Mechanic, Rotating Equipment

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Date: Mar 9, 2018

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)

Job Overview

Are you passionate about safety, self-starter, building positive relationships, problem solving, and possess strong integrity then we have the role for you. Reporting to the supervisor, pipeline maintenance, you will support the operations and maintenance teams by safely maintaining and repairing our operating and rotating equipment to ensure optimum reliability and availability of our assets.

Key Accountabilities

  • Safely execute running repairs on our equipment, including troubleshooting hydraulic systems, automated pumps, pipeline, valves, compressors, etc.
  • Perform preventative maintenance as per planned maintenance programs on all operating and rotating equipment
  • Install and commission new equipment on construction projects
  • Actively participate in post-event failure analysis and root cause discussions to develop creative solutions to improve safety and reliability
  • Work with diverse groups of contractors and crews to supervise their performing related repairs and installation work
  • Attend safety / operational meetings as well as participate in oil spill and emergency response exercises
  • Analyze mechanical vibration issues in addition to completion of hot and cold alignments

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • Five or more years of post-apprenticeship experience as a mechanic or journeyman millwright; trade ticket required to be considered
  • Five or more years’ of relevant maintenance experience in the maintenance of pipelines, oil and gas facilities, refineries, pulp and paper, mine process, or other related industries preferred
  • Proficient knowledge and skills in pipeline transportation, mechanical and rotating equipment, valves and actuators product blending systems, and pipeline hydraulics
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record

Skills and Knowledge:

  • You continually seek greater knowledge about the systems, processes and hazards in the workplace, in order to understand not just what you do but why you do it
  • Deep understanding of pipeline equipment and troubleshooting
  • Proficient with computers and familiarity with MS Office software; prior experience with SAP an asset
  • Passionate about safety with a strong safety record
  • Self-starter with strong communication and organizational skills

Working Conditions

  • This position has been identified as safety sensitive
  • This is a field-based position with travel from site to site
  • The day shift schedule is eight days on / six days off rotation
  • 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 candidates
  • You will be required to perform some heavy lifting, use of ladders and working on elevated work sites such as scaffolds and towers with the ability to perform in a variety of different environments both indoor and outdoor as well as within confined spaces

Why Suncor
Go ahead. Expect growth. We want you to have a job you're genuinely excited about - as well as opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others. Plus, Suncor Energy offers a flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life, including:

  • Competitive base salary and compensation programs
  • Attractive annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

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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. Suncor is committed to accessibility and accommodations will be provided to applicants upon request. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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JOB CATEGORY: Trade & Operators

Job Segment: Hydraulics, Electrical, Pipeline, Sustainability, Offshore Oil, Engineering, Energy

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