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Engineer, Materials and Corrosion

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Date: Feb 28, 2018

LOCATION: Sarnia, Ontario (CA-ON)

Job Overview

Reporting to the manager, reliability improvement, you will improve plant reliability by supporting the materials and corrosion engineering needs of the Sarnia refinery.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop, revise, implement and sustain corrosion hazard analysis (CHA), including corrosion control documents and integrity operating windows (IOWs), and integrate them with PHA, operating envelope and risk based inspection (RBI) programs
  • Support development and implementation of (RBI) programs
  • Oversee corrosion control and inhibition programs such as wash water, chemical injection and cathodic protection
  • Support the evaluation of refinery and unit feed slate changes for potential corrosion risks in process units
  • Provide evaluation of corrosion related risks and recommended mitigation for MOCs where increased corrosion damage is a risk
  • Collaborate with inspection, reliability and process engineering to investigate, risk assess and mitigate plant corrosion issues in refinery process units during normal operations, unit shutdowns and turnarounds
  • Participate in, or lead root-cause failure investigations for issues related to materials and corrosion
  • Recommend optimum materials selection where material changes or upgrades are required for projects, maintenance outages and major turnarounds
  • Support implementation of pressure equipment integrity management (PEIM) program
  • Provide support to cross-functional team on need basis, with a focus on safe, reliable and efficient operations

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • Ten or more years of industry experience, preferably in a refinery, petrochemicals or hydrocarbon processing facility
  • Post-secondary education in engineering specializing in metallurgy, materials and/or corrosion
  • Professional Engineer (PEng) designation considered as asset

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Able to assess and control corrosion problems in a wide variety of refinery process units
  • Excellent knowledge of materials, damage mechanisms, inspection, design and repair of  fixed equipment and piping
  • Knowledge and application of jurisdictional and industry related codes, standards and recommended practices applicable to damage mechanisms, corrosion control, RBI, fixed equipment, piping, tanks and welding is considered an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and lead multidisciplinary technical teams to achieve objectives in a timely manner
  • You constantly ask what could go wrong and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions and learn to anticipate potential problems

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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JOB CATEGORY: Engineering

Job Segment: Engineer, Materials Engineer, Process Engineer, Sustainability, Refinery, Engineering, Energy

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