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Mine Operations Supervisor

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Date: Aug 4, 2018

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)
JOB NUMBER: 22561

Job Overview

Do you have mining operations leadership experience and are you looking for a new opportunity to join a collaborative team in Fort McMurray? Reporting to the mining area manager within our mine operations team, you will lead our skilled workforce to safely achieve production targets at our dynamic oil sands site.

We are one of the largest mine operations in the world and our oil sands mining projects, located near Fort McMurray in northern Alberta, are projected to produce a reliable, long-term energy supply while leveraging technology to minimize environmental and social impacts of resource development in the region.

If you don’t already live in the Fort McMurray community, Suncor offers a highly competitive relocation package including housing assistance. Residing in Fort McMurray is a requirement for this role. Check out what some of our employees enjoy most about living and working in Fort McMurray

Key Accountabilities

  • Supervise performance, provide mentorship, and manage a multi-skilled workforce of up to 20 people within the context of the collective agreement
  • Ensure compliance with all work place rules, procedures and occupational health and safety (OH&S) codes
  • Perform daily safety, productivity and competency audits
  • Follow daily work priorities set by mine planning and management to execute the weekly plan to meet the required dig locations for the shovel fleet and sustain improvement initiatives
  • Monitor assigned work areas such as shovel pits, haul roads and placement areas to ensure resources are properly allocated to meet our goals
  • Supervise the work performed by heavy equipment operators within your area of accountability required for bulk excavations, dyke construction, soil salvage and heavy hauler road building
  • Work closely with shift trainers to ensure skill sets and training requirements are being met
  • Craft, and verify the proper completion of, work assignments and investigate incidents and near misses with a view toward positive action through mentoring, training or equipment setup
  • Support mine operations technical support groups (mine planning, survey, geotechnical, geology) as needed

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • At least five years of heavy equipment operating experience, combined with at least two of those years in a leadership role (superintendent/supervisory)
  • Experience as a supervisor in a unionized environment is an asset
  • Mining engineers with practical field experience as a front line leader will also be considered
  • Alberta Mine Safety Association (AMSA) certification is required to be completed once employed 
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong working knowledge of OH&S regulations and an understanding of loss management techniques
  • Computer proficiency specifically in Modular Mining and Microsoft Office suite; experience with SAP is an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to make sounds decisions in the best interest of company goals
  • Effective leadership skills with the ability to engage and inspire front line employees in a positive manner; you hold yourself and others accountable to always ”do the right thing,” and expect others to do the same
  • You collaborate with others in order to achieve the best results and deliver the most value

Working Conditions

  • This position has been identified as safety sensitive
  • The shift schedule is a six days on/six days off rotation (three days on, three nights on, six days off; 12-hour shifts, equal to a total of 72 hours per shift)
  • 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 applicants

Additional Information

  • NOC code: 7302
  • Location of work: Oil Sands, P.O. Box 4015, Tar Island, Fort McMurray, AB, Canada T9H 3E3
  • Terms of employment: permanent full-time position
  • Language of work: English #LI-LO1
  • Wage: $113,000 - $124,000/year base salary
  • Benefits: annual incentive bonus, Fort McMurray cost of living allowance, pension and savings plans, vacation plan, benefits plan, relocation services, home ownership program, lump sum down payment, and rent allowance programs

 

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

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 communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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JOB CATEGORY: Trade & Operators 


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