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City : Fort McMurray

Category : Engineering

Industry : Oil and Gas

Employer : Suncor

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:


Would you get great satisfaction from using your technical expertise to represent your Process Engineering team and also from providing technical support to operations in order to help maintain safe and environmentally responsible production? The scope of this role is wide, and there is a range of technical activities you can lead to help us optimize plant operations and identify improvement opportunities to help asset availability and utilization.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Evaluate opportunities for the improvement availability and utilization of steam, boiler feed water, flue gas desulphurization and off-plots assets
  • Offer process engineering expertise in identifying projects, alternative identification and concept selection
  • Provide process engineering input into the successful execution of capital projects
  • Ensure process designs minimize hazards, achieve the desired intent, minimize costs, and adhere to relevant internal and external industry standards
  • Facilitate effective communication, collaboration and transfer of information within a cross-functional team, broader projects team and across the company
  • Determine engineering scopes and test plans related to sustaining projects
  • Coach and mentor more junior team members
  • Help resolve operating plant issues


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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Three or more years of process engineering experience in operating plants with preference to steam and power generation facilities
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering
  • The ability to work independently and within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Strong non-authoritative leadership and planning skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • Experience working in steam and power generation facilities
  • Experience in both a project design and operating environment
  • Proven proficiency with analytics, such as process plant data trending/data analysis tools and Microsoft Office programs(Word, Excel and Powerpoint) 
  • Demonstrable knowledge in preparing and effectively communicating engineering concepts in order to drive decisions to resolution
  • An understanding of complex processes and strong initiative to develop and implement creative process enhancements/scope minimization
  • A continuous improvement mindset and the ability to seek greater knowledge and understanding of the systems, process and hazards in the workplace

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

  • You will work out of our Base Plant in Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • This position has been identified as safety sensitive
  • 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 individuals
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday

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. Check out our social goal to learn how we are working to build greater mutual trust and respect with the Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.


JOB CATEGORY: Engineering

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