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Specialist, Rotating Equipment

Date: Nov 30, 2018

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

Are you an expert at diagnosing and troubleshooting rotating equipment? Do you have experience working at a SAGD facility? Working with the maintenance and reliability manager for MacKay River – In Situ, you will be responsible for conducting, interpreting and assessing machinery diagnostics utilizing various technologies such as vibration monitoring, ultrasonic, and oil analysis to ensure the MacKay River rotating assets perform at a high level and reach the agreed availability targets in a cost effective and sustainable manner.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Provide troubleshooting support for emerging risks related to rotating assets on a daily/weekly basis and responding to timely mitigating actions for the area business unit
  • Lead equipment investigations for rotating assets, generate reports, and assign corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence
  • Build SAP work notifications for repair, replacement or upgrade of rotating equipment as required based on field observations
  • Build repair scopes for onsite and offsite repairs such as pumps, gearboxes, motors, compressors, and rotary dryer
  • Work with site millwrights to collect, interpret and assess the vibration and oil data to ensure monthly key performance indicator compliance
  • Prepare and/or optimize maintenance check sheets for shop/field repairs for rotating equipment
  • Perform quality control for critical shop overhauls of equipment
  • Oversee rotating equipment activities on major outages and turnarounds from scope development through to execution focusing on reliability improvements, quality field execution
  • Support the MacKay River on-call schedule as required


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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • 5+ years of hands on experience troubleshooting rotating equipment.
  • Category II Vibration Certification
  • Knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) including SAP, Machinery Health Manager (MHM)
  • Valid Alberta Journeyman Certificate or an Interprovincial Red Seal Journeyman Millwright Certificate
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Experience in operating oil facilities is required. Specific experience in in-situ facilities is an asset
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • Advanced knowledge and field experience in vibration and lubrication collection and analysis.
  • Knowledge in mechanical seals troubleshooting and API 682 seal piping plans.
  • You continually seek greater knowledge about the systems, processes and hazards in the workplace to understand not just what you do but why you do it
  • You constantly ask what could go wrong and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions and learn to anticipate potential problems

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

  • This position is located at our MacKay River site located in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
  • Working shift is Monday to Thursday 4 days on (10 hours/day) and 3 days off.
  • This position has been identified as safety sensitive.
  • Transportation to site is provided from town.
  • 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 competitive housing assistance to eligible candidates

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. Suncor is committed to accessibility and accommodations will be provided to applicants upon request. 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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