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Reliability Engineer, Shovels

Date: Jan 6, 2021

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

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

Do you have a passion for solving problems and making decisions in a mine engineering setting? Are you looking to leverage your mine equipment maintenance knowledge to enhance reliability? If so, we’d like to hear from you! We are recruiting a key member of the reliability engineering team to support our mine mobile equipment fleets. 

You will use your expertise to:

  • Assess the effectiveness of existing asset maintenance strategies to ensure optimal equipment performance
  • Capture and analyze performance trends and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Own and manage the technical resolution and mitigation plans of mine mobile equipment bad actors
  • Develop and implement lifecycle plans for mobile equipment to sustain asset management and long-term strategies
  • Use root cause analysis methods for asset and process defect elimination
  • Review fleet key performance indicators, highlighting opportunities and challenges
  • Assist in regulatory compliance on roll-over protection structures, pressure vessels, stands, and other assets
  • Steward cross-boundary relationships with maintenance and operation teams

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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Eight years of engineering experience in mine mobile equipment maintenance and reliability
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical engineering
  • Been registered, or are eligible to register, as a Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)
  • A working knowledge of SAP, with strong skills with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project, Visio, and Powerpoint)
  • A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
  • Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity

Preference for:

  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, organizational and communication skills
  • The ability to consistently meet deadlines both in a team and independently
  • The ability to handle multiple priorities and challenging demands

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
  • The shift schedule is a 7 days on / 7 days off rotation (12-hour shifts)
  • 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 – 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