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Senior Mine Engineer

Date: Aug 10, 2019

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

Our operation is creative and ever-changing, with initiatives such as autonomous haulage and PASS tailings treatment technology leading the way. We are looking for Senior Mine Engineers with 10 or more years of experience to lead us into the future of mining and act as mentors to our intermediate engineers and engineers-in-training. You will work on the development of the Millennium and North Steepbank mines, which combined, produce over 1 million tonnes per day.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Independently plan and conduct projects to improve mine efficiency
  • Provide mine plan mentorship to both technical and mine operations personnel
  • Craft, present, and complete final reports on productivity, geological and geotechnical risks, mining rates and equipment capabilities with originality
  • Devise new approaches and apply current processes in new ways every single day
  • Analyze technical data in real-time and draw conclusions from comparative situations
  • Be a dedicated role model for corporate and work location safety policies, procedures and practices
  • Plan and organize work for the reclamation and sustainability of our growing operations
  • Plan and outline effective implementation of change for our autonomous operation

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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • 10 years of experience in earthworks or surface mining
  • A Bachelor’s of Science or Engineering degree in Mining, Civil, Materials, Geological or Environmental
  • Eligibility for membership with the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGA)
  • 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
  • The ability to work in a multidisciplinary, integrated team environment
  • Well-developed critical thinking skills, with an ability to apply logic and challenge assumptions, conclusions and make appropriate recommendations
  • A zero-tolerance for shortcuts, and if the procedure is incorrect, you fix it

Preference for:

  • Sound knowledge of more than one field of engineering
  • Leadership experience

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

  • You will work out of our Base Mine in Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday
  • 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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