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Instrumentation SCADA Specialist

Date: Jun 5, 2019

LOCATION: Sherwood Park, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

Are you a self-starter who is passionate about technology and looking for your next career move? Do you enjoy working on cutting edge technology and are you looking for hands-on exposure with artificial intelligence? If you are a strong problem solver and interested in becoming our next domain expert in SCADA, then we have the role for you! You will be a key member of the Sherwood Park team with a strong focus on ensuring high availability of computerized monitoring and control systems.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Show dedication to our Journey to Zero safety culture and programs
  • Support and maintain the Pipeline SCADA, Batch Tracking, PI Historian and Leak Detection systems which provide remote operation of Suncor’s pipelines
  • Initiate and/or conduct complex assignments requiring modification of established guidelines and procedures
  • Build strong positive relationships to lead or work collaboratively in teams to develop plans to achieve long term objectives and / or implementation of our corporate strategies
  • Support all components pertaining to SCADA, including the configuration of Remote Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s)  and data mapping to third party systems
  • Manage day-to-day as well as long term reliability of the SCADA system to ensure high data integrity and uptime
  • Verify and correct SCADA configuration on all new and modified installations during our project commissioning phase
  • Provide recommendations and budgetary numbers for required SCADA system upgrades and expansions
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to improve the reliability of our assets
  • Resolve issues, and/or coordinate appropriate vendors to resolve
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior technical team members on SCADA processes and tools

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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Seven years of industrial instrumentation work experience as a valid Journeyperson or Technologist specializing in Instrumentation
  • A deep understanding of “C”, SQL and Unix
  • Strong communication skills which allow you to collaborate effectively to achieve the best results and deliver the most value
  • Been able to thrive in dynamic work environments with multiple priorities, challenging demands, and high pressure
  • A continuous improvement mindset and you are able to seek greater knowledge and understanding of the systems, process and hazards in the workplace
  • A zero-tolerance for shortcuts, and if the procedure is incorrect, you fix it
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • A post-secondary education
  • Experience with Cyber-Security and proficiency with Server Virtualization
  • Familiarity with PLC’s including Rockwell and Modicon   
  • Individuals who are eligible to attain your CET, RET, RPT or P. Tech

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

  • You will work out of our Pipeline Office in Sherwood Park, located at 241 Kaska Road
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours and occasional travel based on business needs
  • Able to work with minimal supervision as well as providing on-call support during off hours
  • This position is safety sensitive

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.

JOB CATEGORY: Business Professionals

Job Segment: Instrumentation, Pipeline, Sustainability, Offshore Oil, Engineering, Energy

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