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Upgrading Shift Supervisor

Date: Dec 6, 2018

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)
JOB NUMBER: 26988
 

Why you should join us:

Are you a dynamic, energetic and results-oriented leader who is passionate about mentoring people and strives to develop a safe and inclusive work environment? In this role, you will support our upgrading operations in Fort McMurray in the day-to-day management of safe, efficient and reliable production within the operating area, and all aspects of personnel management and coaching at the front line level.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Provide leadership and mentorship to support our safety initiatives and ensure policies, procedures and safe work practices are followed
  • Oversee the unionized workforce in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement, and collaborate with the training department and the chief engineer to ensure all operators are trained and competent in their operating areas
  • Assist with the planning for operational tasks such as equipment isolation, control of hazardous energy and confined space entry preparation
  • Assist in developing the scope of work for operations and maintenance planning
  • Build and review operational job plans by investigating work requirements and preparing logical breakdowns and sequencing of work tasks, while taking into account multi-craft alignment
  • Maintain a visible presence in the field to develop and support employee engagement and assess work process effectiveness
  • Lead troubleshooting initiatives and engage appropriate cross-functional resources to analyze and correct operational and equipment problems
  • Provide input and guidance to help identify risks items and defined action plans and opportunities for improvement
  • Lead effective incident investigations, implement corrective actions to prevent re-occurrences and develop creative solutions

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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Five years of field operations or related experience in upgrading, refining or the oil and gas industry
  • Five years of supervisory or leadership experience
  • A 3rd Class Power Engineering certification with pertinent experience
  • A High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Possess 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

Preference for:

  • Experience in a Coker unit
  • Experience as a unit lead and/or boardman
  • Commissioning, start-up, shut-down and turnaround experience
  • A 2nd Class Power Engineering certification
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and at least one industry standard enterprise resource planning tool (preferably SAP)
  • A strong understanding of maintenance, operations and process safety standards related to the safe and efficient operation of the assets
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of hazardous energy and associated work permit practices
  • In-depth knowledge of all regulatory ABSA requirements
  • Motivation and initiative, and can make decisions with integrity in order to achieve the best results and deliver the most value
  • The proven ability to effectively communicate and interact with others across a multitude of business units to develop and build strong positive working relationships

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

  • You will work out of our Base Plant Mine in Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • The shift schedule is a six days on/six days off rotation (three days on, three nights on, six days off; 12-hour shifts)
  • This position has been identified as safety sensitive
  • Relocation support will be provided; we offer highly competitive housing assistance to eligible candidates
  • 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

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.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

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