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Date:Nov 23, 2016

LOCATION:Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)


Job Overview

Are you ready to take innovation and environmental performance in the oil sands to the next level? Reporting to the general manager, MacKay River operations, you will manage all site-based activities to ensure the efficient and safe execution of the enhanced solvent extraction incorporating electromagnetic heating (ESEIEH) phase II pilot, and will ensure that all the project objectives are met.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure safe, efficient and reliable operation of the ESEIEH central processing facility and wells through the effective utilization and optimization of assets

  • Develop, adjust and implement the operations plan to ensure it delivers pilot technology testing through safe and efficient operation of the ESEIEH facility

  • Chair the operations integrated project team on behalf of the ESEIEH partners and represent operations on the weekly project technical committee meetings

  • Ensure adherence to the management of change process for all technical changes

  • Provide operations support to the development of the electromagnetically assisted solvent extraction (EASE) commercial facility

  • Actively drive results with respect to safety, quality, budget and schedule

  • Fully understand the requirements, duties and responsibilities of the relevant health and safety legislation

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • 10 or more years of field operations or related experience in upgrading, refinery or the oil and gas industry

  • Applied sciences (engineering or geoscience) experience would be considered an asset

  • Post-secondary education such as a technology diploma or engineering degree is preferred

  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)

  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Computer proficiency, specifically in Microsoft Office and SAP

  • Ability to implement systems, procedures and standards required for excellent safety performance, reliability and integrity, and ensure they are executed in a highly disciplined manner

  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders, manage conflict and have strong decision making processes to optimize outcomes is key to success in this role

  • Ability to successfully work under tight deadlines

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

Working Conditions

  • This position has been identified as safety sensitive

  • The work schedule is a four days on/ three days off rotation; 10 hour work days

  • Position is based in Fort McMurray, Alberta and supports our MacKay River operation; occasional travel to Calgary is required

  • 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 candidates

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.

JOB CATEGORY: Engineering