Suncor Supervisor, Central Maintenance Shop in Fort Hills, United States

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Date:Oct 18, 2016

LOCATION:Fort Hills, Wood Buffalo, Alberta (CA-AB)JOB NUMBER:7765

Job Overview

Reporting to the central maintenance shop manager, you will lead and coordinate a team of maintenance technicians and be responsible for the safe execution of the maintenance schedule, on time and on budget. You will manage any break-in work (unscheduled) by priority, adjust the work schedule accordingly and liaise closely with operations and the maintenance planning and scheduling teams.

Key Accountabilities

  • Supervise the on-the-ground delivery of predictive and preventative maintenance plans, with the majority of your time spent ‘on-the-shop-floor’

  • Prioritize and coordinate maintenance work and shift priorities for the proficient and safe execution of the approved work schedule

  • Provide leadership to the team of maintenance technicians in the safe, efficient, and high quality execution of maintenance work

  • Apply the appropriate allocation of resources and ensure that all work is assigned to team members who have the requisite skills and experience

  • Ensure all issues are communicated in a timely manner, risk items are identified, and appropriate action plans are defined

  • Track and monitor maintenance key performance indicators, report any deviation from targets, develop corrective actions, and work effectively with team to drive improvements

  • Recruit and develop capable and competent maintenance personnel, establish clear expectations and goals, review and manage performance, ensure provision of appropriate training and development

  • Ensure compliance to all relevant Suncor policies and standards, including the management of change and business processes

  • Drive a structured approach to upholding all health, safety and environment standards, and ensure effective actions and programs are in place to sustain safety and reliability performance goals (field level risk assessments, focused observations, incident learning program, all external regulatory requirements)

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • Seven or more years of post-apprenticeship experience working in mining, oil and gas, or a similar industrial environment

  • At least three years of supervisory experience

  • A trade certificate, diploma or degree in a relevant technical field (e.g. engineering), or equivalent technical and operational experience

  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)

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

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Expertise and in-depth knowledge of specific equipment: pumps, gear boxes, valves, PSVs, medal fabrication, welding, pipe fabrication, pressure testing, QA/QC, NDT, and equipment overhaul

  • Interpret and apply knowledge of engineering drawings such as PFDs, P&IDs, GAs, piping isometrics, electrical and mechanical drawings, single line drawings, etc.

  • Understand a complex technical operating environment, the interplay of delivery objectives and conflicting priorities, and demonstrated skills in managing a diverse team

  • Exhibit competency in the use of Microsoft Office and at least one industry standard ERP (preferably SAP)

  • Business minded with strong judgment, decision making, and analytical skills

  • Possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to develop strong cross-functional working relationships

Working Conditions

  • This position has been identified as safety sensitive

  • This is a camp-based position at the Fort Hills site

  • The shift schedule is a seven days on/ seven days off rotation

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

About Fort Hills

Travel just 90 kilometres north of Fort McMurray, Alberta and you'll find Fort Hills, the largest undeveloped oil sands mining asset in the region with more than 50 years of life expectancy. Fort Hills is being developed in a joint venture between Suncor, Total and Teck Resources, and Suncor is the site operator.

Fort Hills is a camp based work site with brand new lodge-style accommodations for contractors and employees. You'll either fly to and from work with Sunjet, Suncor's private airline, from one of our hubs in Western Canada or bus-in/bus-out from Fort McMurray. Flexible travel assistance may also be available to get you to and from our hubs if you live in Western Canada.

Our lodges are modern, with comfortable living quarters and free, fresh meals. You'll also enjoy:

  • Movie theatre

  • A multi-sports/gymnasium complex available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

  • A games room

  • A golf simulator

  • Convenience store

  • Chef prepared meals

  • Market-style cafeteria and more.

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 committed to employment equity 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: Trade & Operators