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Senior Process Automation Engineer

Date: Mar 11, 2019

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

Are you passionate about working in a dynamic team that strives for continuous improvement? If yes, we have a role for you! You will be maintaining a wide range of automation process control systems, applying industry standards and optimizing reliability and performance.


You will use your expertise to:

  • Maintain and improve the reliability and performance of a wide range of process control systems
  • Apply industry standards such as the International Society of Automation (ISA), International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), and Canadian Standards Association (CSA)
  • Continuously improve existing processes for supporting our internal stakeholders
  • Provide commissioning and start up support for our dynamic projects


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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Five years of related experience in an industrial setting
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Been registered, or are eligible to register, as a Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGGA)
  • The proven ability to use critical thinking skills to identify and eliminate the root causes in a fast paced environment
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing
  • Superior collaboration skills that enables you to build solid, positive relationships with diverse groups
  • A continuous improvement mindset and are able to seek greater knowledge and understanding
  • A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record

Preference for:

  • Advanced level skills and knowledge of process control networks and various control systems such as Honeywell Experion PKS/TPS/TDC3000 System, Triconex SIS, HW FSC or SM, Allen Bradley PLCs, CCC, Bently Nevada, or Prognost


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

  • You will work out of our Base Plant Operations in Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs
  • 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

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.

JOB CATEGORY: Engineering

Job Segment: Process Engineer, Engineer, Sustainability, Offshore Oil, Engineering, Energy