Engineering Technologist

Suncor Energy

Fort McMurray, AB, CA

2016-09-12, 20:12:42


Job Description

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)

Job Overview

Reporting to the field services shift supervisor, you will be responsible for the monitoring and functioning of groundwater and surface water networks which extend over the large areas of our oil sands operations.

Key Accountabilities
  • Identify and classify soil types through soil compaction testing and obtaining samples of fill materials
  • Observe and document earthworks construction procedures
  • Test, obtain and handle samples using procedures defined by the Inspection and Testing Manual
  • Obtain reliable test results in accordance with the inspection and testing plan
  • Prepare daily written reports regarding status and results of field investigations, testing and inspection
  • Provide input on quality assurance reports
  • Complete tasks within agreed upon schedule and hours
  • Maintain thorough field records on the construction developments
  • Document all conversation on field matters
  • Develop and maintain a positive rapport with project management, engineering and operations crews
Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:
  • Minimum of two years of experience in earthworks or surface mining
  • Experience in geotechnical or civil projects is preferred
  • Technical diploma or degree in environmental science, mining or civil engineering
  • Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET) membership or eligibility is an asset
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
Skills and Knowledge:
  • Proficient in Minescape and/or Mine Sight, Microsoft Office and Trimble Business Centre would be an asset
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary integrated team environment
  • Well-developed critical thinking, with an ability to apply logic and challenge assumptions, conclusions and make appropriate recommendations
  • You collaborate with others in order to achieve the best results and deliver the most value
  • You hold others accountable, and expect others to do the same
Working Conditions
  • 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.

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JOB CATEGORY: Engineering