Senior Process Engineer

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City : Fort Hills, Wood Buffalo

Category : Engineering

Industry : Oil and Gas

Employer : Suncor

LOCATION: Fort Hills, Wood Buffalo, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

Are you a Process Engineer with experience in oil sands upgrading and refining and looking to support plant operations and drive continuous improvement? In this dynamic position, you will support the secondary extraction plant operations at Fort Hills, and optimize operational plans to maximize the value of Fort Hills’ production in the short and long term.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Monitor the Fort Hills Secondary Extraction performance to direct operation within the Technical Operating Envelope (TOE) and production plan
  • Troubleshoot deviations and process control problems to ensure reliable, safe, and productive operation
  • Identify root causes, recommend and implement technical solutions and audit follow-up
  • Identify production opportunity/loss and reduce emissions
  • Support risk review for process related changes at site
  • Support and execute modifications and improvement initiatives using the Suncor Management of Change (MOC) processes

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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • A degree in Chemical (Process) Engineering
  • Two years of operational and production experience in an oil sands/SAGD/refinery and/or petrochemical facility
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to anticipate potential problems and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions, as well as having a strong sense of accountability
  • The ability to manage multiple, diverse relationships and activities while maintaining focus and priorities
  • Registration with APEGA as a Professional Engineer, or eligibility to register within the province of Alberta
  • Awareness of the regulatory legal/regulatory and operating requirements of a hydrocarbon processing facility
  • A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • Contact Engineer experience
  • A continuous improvement mindset and the ability to seek greater knowledge collaboratively in the workplace
  • Exceptional analytical skills and able to think strategically with strong non-authoritative leadership skills
  • Strong technical knowledge of key process equipment calculations for evaluating equipment performance and predicting impacts of change
  • Self-starter willing to develop skills through seeking-out and collaborating with senior engineers and subject matter experts

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

  • This position will be a camp-based position at the Fort Hills site
  • The working schedule will be a shift schedule of seven days on/seven days off
  • This position is safety sensitive


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

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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.

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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