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Operator, Control Centre

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Date: Jul 12, 2017

LOCATION: Sherwood Park, Alberta (CA-AB)

Job Overview

Reporting to the control centre supervisor, you will be accountable for all pipeline operations, procedures and emergency response for the console of responsibility.

Key Accountabilities

  • Make operational changes on pipeline systems while maintaining deep understanding of pipeline hydraulics 
  • Respond to emergency conditions and alarms on supervisor control and data acquisition system to protect personnel, environment and the equipment
  • Provide feedback into operational constraints and opportunities as well as procedure revisions while abiding by company policies
  • Provide input into operating procedure revisions
  • Generate work request notifications
  • Review and provide input into operational manual revisions

Required Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Five or more years of pipeline, control centre or field operations experience is preferred
  • Petroleum Engineering Technology diploma
  • Valid fourth class Power Engineering certificate or higher
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Demonstrated adherence to all environmental health and safety practices, policies, standards and regulations
  • Knowledge of oil and gas pipelines and SCADA systems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to work in a team environment and make independent decisions
  • Solid analytical skills to help troubleshoot issues

Working Conditions

  • This position has been identified as safety sensitive
  • You will work 12-hour rotating shifts which includes weekends and evenings
  • This position is overtime eligible

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

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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JOB CATEGORY: Trade & Operators

Job Segment: Hydraulics, Engineer, Pipeline, Sustainability, Offshore Oil, Engineering, Energy

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