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Student - Process Automation

Date: Jan 13, 2022

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)
JOB NUMBER: 63706

Why you should join us:

Student positions (including co-ops and interns) at Suncor are more than just a work term. They provide you with significant and meaningful work experiences to help enable you to figure out where you want your career to go – better yet, many of our co-op students go on to become permanent Suncor employees after they graduate! You will work side-by-side with some of the most talented people in the energy industry, and your work assignments and mentoring will offer you outstanding academic and career growth.

 

Within the Upgrading Automation Team, you will gain valuable experience in process automation engineering from working closely with Engineers and Engineers-in-Training who will provide you mentorship and guidance.

 

You will use your expertise to:

  • Partner with team members to actively maintain our process control systems and supporting infrastructure
  • Prepare and communicate performance reports with recommendations
  • Actively participate in developing timely resolution of issues and requests for information
  • Develop and implement a lifecycle strategy for our control systems
  • Facilitate initiatives to drive continuous improvement of our processes
  • Build and provide commissioning and start up support for new projects

 

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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Currently enrolled at an accredited post-secondary institution in Computer or Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, or other relevant undergraduate degree, and returning to full-time studies after the work term
  • Attach your transcripts with your application and indicate your work term availability
  • Motivation to pursue new challenges and possess strong communication, social and organizational skills
  • Skills in the preparation and presentation of technical documents and professional reports
  • The ability to use critical thinking skills in a fast-paced environment
  • 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:

  • Work experience in an industrial setting 
  • Experience with the use of various control systems and/or related infrastructure assets. 

 

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

  • You will work out of our Base Plant Business Area 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 is a 12-month term, starting May 2022
  • We have numerous Employee Inclusion Networks who work together to help foster an inclusive and respectful culture and drive positive change at Suncor. Current networks include both Workplace Inclusion Networks (focusing on inclusion and respect for all), and identity-focused networks (focusing on building community and a sense of belonging and allyship for different groups)
  • Suncor is aware that some job seekers have received false employment offers from an individual or organization posing as Suncor. All recruiting is conducted through our Careers site, your resume needs to be submitted to this site if you would like to be considered for a role. To learn more about false recruiting offers, click here.
  • 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

Why Suncor?

Start your career at 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 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.

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: Students & New Grads