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Date:Nov 24, 2016

LOCATION:Edmonton, Alberta (CA-AB)


Job Overview

Reporting to the maintenance supervisor, you will be critical in maintaining the reliability of the refinery’s production capabilities by installing, servicing and repairing a variety of plant equipment while participating and assisting in establishing an environment that reflects craft flexibility, effectiveness and teamwork. You will have excellent opportunities for skill development, diversification, and skill growth and will be responsible for maintaining and enhancing your skills as well as sharing your skills and knowledge with others.

Key Accountabilities

  • Install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair a wide spectrum of instrumentation including many types of process analyzers, a wide range of process control equipment and an advanced automation (TDC / PLC) control system

  • Maintain, test and ensure functionality of refinery safety instrumented systems (SIS) and associated emergency shutdown (ESD) equipment

  • Implement preventative and predictive programs/assignments for instrumentation systems

  • Participate in failure analysis discussions

  • Maintain equipment histories as required

  • Plan jobs, including assessment and selection of material

  • Work effectively in a flexible team environment and promote the development, growth and overall effectiveness of the team and team members

  • Work closely with other maintenance and/or production technicians as required to ensure equipment/plant reliability

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • Two or more years of experience with analyzers and / or advanced process control systems in a large industrial facility

  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)

  • Preference will be given to candidates with a diploma in Instrumentation Technology

  • Valid Alberta Journeyman Instrumentation Technician Certificate or an Interprovincial Red Seal Journeyman Instrumentation Technician Certificate is preferred, but third and fourth year apprentices will also be considered; attach your Journeyman / Red Seal ticket or proof of apprenticeship with your application in order to be considered

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong safety mindset with demonstrated safe work practices and knowledge of Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) and Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) regulations

  • Strong administrative skills with computer knowledge in SAP and Microsoft Office applications

  • Demonstrated analytical, troubleshooting, communication and decision making skills

  • You constantly ask what could go wrong and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions and learn to anticipate potential problems

  • You hold others accountable, and expect others to do the same

Working Conditions

  • This position has been identified as being safety sensitive

  • You will be required to perform some heavy lifting, use of ladders and working on elevated work sites such as scaffolds and towers with the ability to perform in a variety of different environments both indoor and outdoor as well as within confined spaces

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 is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Not sure if this particular listing is the right opportunity for you? Please join our Talent Community atwww.suncor.comand click on Careers, or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter for the latest job listings and employment news.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so if you are interested and qualified, apply now.

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