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Process Engineer

Date: Jan 3, 2019

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

Are you looking for a great opportunity to succeed in a dynamic process engineering role? Think about a job where you can apply your engineering knowledge and skills to provide recommendations into process plant troubleshooting, performance optimization and continuous improvement initiatives. In this role, you will provide technical engineering support to the unit contact engineers and other technical staff within our Upgrading operation plants.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Ensure that all technical changes are carried out in accordance with the industry standards and our relevant process safety and environmental protocols
  • Act as the lead process engineer during the concept to commissioning stages of sustaining projects in Upgrading
  • Identify optimum and technically sound design solutions during concept selection and front end engineering design
  • Provide technical support to identify, investigate and resolve plant operational and performance issues
  • Lead structured problem analysis, design reviews, HAZOP and process hazard analysis (PHA)
  • Lead investigations, performance optimization, process improvement studies and technical audits
  • Collaborate with internal and external networks and implement the best engineering practices and guidelines and technical procedures to ensure the safer, reliable and efficient operations of our plants
  • Provide necessary technical support to the planning and execution of plant maintenance outages and startups
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to the junior process engineers

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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Four to six years of process engineering experience in upgrading, refining,  petrochemical or, design and detailed engineering (EPC) area
  • A bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering with strong process engineer knowledge
  • Registration (or immediately eligible for registration) with the association of professional engineers and geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) as a professional engineer
  • 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

Preference for:

  • Knowledge of all relevant federal and provincial laws and regulations governing environmental performance
  • Technical expertise in the design, operation and maintenance of hydrocarbon processing systems
  • Hands-on experience in process simulation software
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills that enable you to make structured decisions with integrity in order to achieve the best results and deliver the most value
  • The proven ability to effectively communicate and interact with others across a multitude of business units to develop and build strong positive working relationships
  • An adaptive work style with an ability to handle multiple priorities, challenging demands and function in a positive but dynamic work environment

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

  • You will work out of our Base Plant operation in Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday
  • This position is safety sensitive
  • 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

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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.

JOB CATEGORY: Engineering

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