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Quality Assurance Inspector, Energy and Utilities

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Date: Sep 14, 2017

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)

Job Overview

Reporting to the quality assurance lead, you will provide inspection services within an operating plant environment in support of our system that leads the integrity of in-service pressure, process and structural equipment.

Key Accountabilities

  • Complete inspections of in-service equipment utilizing visual and non-destructive examination (NDE) techniques
  • Inspect new construction and fabrication, repairs and alterations
  • Coordinate and manage specific plant equipment and units, and control quality assurance systems and records
  • Assist maintenance in repair strategies by assessing the equipment's condition and necessary repairs, issuing repair requests, and co-developing welding repair and general repair strategies with engineering
  • Focus on identifying equipment condition, assist in resolving failure modes and effects, root cause, and assist engineering in defining corrective actions
  • Monitor and accept new equipment installations and enroll them into the system
  • Support the successful management of equipment integrity to assure a positive contribution to plant safety, reliability, performance and retention of plant integrity

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • Ten or more years of experience conducting in-service plant inspections
  • American Petroleum Institute (API) 510, 570 & 653 certifications
  • Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) Level II or American Welding Society (AWS) welding inspector certification
  • Alberta Boilers Safety Association (ABSA) in-service pressure vessel or boiler and pressure vessel inspector certificate of competency is an asset
  • Industrial rope access experience is an asset
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  • Knowledge of welding repair technology and damage mechanisms relevant to in-service refinery pressure equipment and pressure relief device inspection servicing and technology
  • 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
  • You hold others accountable, and expect others to do the same

Working Conditions

  • This position has been identified as being safety sensitive
  • 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
  • If you reside outside of Fort McMurray, relocation of your primary residence to within 60 km of Fort McMurray is mandatory; bussing is provided to work from your location each day
  • Relocation support will be provided; we offer highly competitive housing assistance where eligible
  • Working hours are standard Monday to Friday, but during outages, extended hours will be required

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. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communitities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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JOB CATEGORY: Business Professionals

Job Segment: Inspection, Utility, Engineer, Refinery, Engineering, Energy

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