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Supervisor, Coarse Tailings Maintenance

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Date: Aug 10, 2017

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)

Job Overview

Reporting to the manager, tailings maintenance, you will achieve production targets in accordance with prescribed daily plans, policies and procedures.

Key Accountabilities

  • Supervise a multi-skilled, unionized workforce within the context of the collective agreement (CBA), and ensure CBA and personnel policy administration occurs in a fair and consistent manner
  • Maintain a focused approach to safety within the shift maintenance group
  • Supervise and lead the maintenance execution team while meeting and/or exceeding targets
  • Liaise with the operations coordinator to build and distribute the daily schedule, which is based on the weekly schedule and cross-functional team approved break-in and scope of work
  • Understand the work flow process in order to assist with job package development and better coordinate with the trades, contractors and other services groups
  • Investigate all incidents, follow up to prevent re-occurrences, and produce incident reports
  • Work with operations to ensure a safe, secure, isolated and protected area for maintenance work
  • Conduct regular workplace observations and field level hazard assessment audits to ensure work is performed safely and according to plan, schedule and procedure
  • Document, approve, and assign maintenance work in SAP
  • Provide adequate controls for approval and stewardship of work risk and costs

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • Five or more years of supervisory experience in a maintenance or operations environment
  • Experience in welding and/or heavy machinery operations in a pipeline environment is an asset
  • Technical diploma or mechanical trade certification; attach your Journeyman / Red Seal ticket with your application if applicable
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record  

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Computer proficiency, specifically in Microsoft Office and SAP
  • Sound knowledge of a process operations environment
  • Proficient in directing and leading within a unionized work environment
  • Adaptive work style, with an ability to handle multiple priorities, challenging demands and function in a dynamic work environment
  • You collaborate with others to achieve the best results and deliver the most value
  • You hold others accountable, and expect others to do the same

Working Conditions

  • This position has been identified as safety sensitive
  • The shift schedule is a three days on/three nights on, six days off rotation
  • 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 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. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communitities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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