Heavy Equipment Technician
City : Fort Hills
Category : See posting
Industry : Energy and Petroleum
Employer : Suncor
Joining Suncor means you will work for one of the best companies in Canada, providing tremendous future potential where talented people thrive and lead. As our business evolves, so do our employment opportunities. Our work culture includes a dynamic mix of professionals, with a diversity of skills and expertise.If you are passionate about safety, maintaining heavy equipment, building positive relationships and working within a very dynamic team environment, then this role is for you! We are looking for an Heavy Equipment Technician to join our Fort Hills team.
- Two years of post-apprenticeship experience maintaining mining heavy equipment
- Experience with Caterpillar (CAT) auxiliary equipment, Komatsu haul trucks, Hitachi shovels and P&H 4100 shovels
- A Valid Alberta Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician (Off Road) Certificate or an Interprovincial Red Seal Journeyman Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic/Heavy Equipment Technician (Off Road) Certificate
- Proficiency with computers to retrieve data for equipment maintenance
- High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
- Possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
- Execute all planned maintenance inspections and repairs on all types of heavy and auxiliary equipment
- Run maintenance repairs on our equipment, including troubleshooting hydraulic systems, engines, transmissions, electronics, etc.
- Remove and replace major components (engines, transmissions, wheel motors, etc.)
- Ensure that preventative maintenance guidelines are adhered to and maintain complete and accurate records associated with the technical and preventative aspects of this position
- Participate in post-event failure analysis and root cause discussions to develop solutions
- Operate company-provided equipment in a safe manner
- Build practices and procedures for repairs and implement approved modifications for the heavy equipment and auxiliary fleet
Location and other Key Details:
- You will work out of our camp-based Fort Hills mining site, located in Alberta’s Athabasca region, 90 kilometers north of Fort McMurray, Alberta
- The shift schedule is a seven days on/seven days off rotation (seven days on, seven days off, seven nights on, seven nights off; 12-hour shifts)
- 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 You are able to perform some heavy lifting, use ladders and work on elevated work sites such as scaffolds and towers to perform tasks both indoor and outdoor as well as within confined spaces
- This position is safety sensitive
Suncor's operations include oil sands development, production and upgrading; offshore oil and gas; petroleum refining in Canada and the U.S.; and the company's Petro-Canada retail and wholesale distribution networks (including Canada's Electric Highway™, a coast-to-coast network of fast-charging electric vehicle stations). Suncor is developing petroleum resources while advancing the transition to a low-emissions future through investment in power, renewable fuels and hydrogen.
With a strong strategy for growth and our long-standing approach to sustainability, operational excellence, capital discipline and technology and innovation, Suncor offers a solid foundation for you to continue building your career. We offer rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions – all of which means tremendous potential for your future. We are focused on deepening our commitment to inclusion and diversity and creating a respectful workplace.
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 have numerous employee inclusion networks to help foster an inclusive and respectful culture and drive positive change within Suncor. Current networks include both workplace inclusion networks (focusing on inclusion and respect for all), and identity-focused networks (focusing on building community and a sense of belonging and allyship). Through the Journey of Reconciliation, we are progressing the way we think and act to build greater mutual trust and respect with the Indigenous Peoples in Canada. Please note we will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request.