Area Superintendent

Suncor - Commerce City, Colorado

Job Description Back

Job ID 29572

  • Review area work notifications and establish initial risk ranking and priorities
  • Scrutinize spend rate on maintenance and contract service activities to identify and reduce cost overruns
  • Coordinate operations activities to support maintenance work schedules
  • Work with area operations personnel, shift supervisors, and Cross Function Team (CFT) members to prioritize area maintenance backlogs relative to overall refinery business priorities
  • Handle on-time execution of regulatory and reliability program initiatives
  • Assist with the selection of operations personnel for special assignments such as unit shutdowns, start-ups and turnarounds
  • Provide oversight of compliance with corporate and site-specific policies, guidelines and standards
  • Participate in the development and execution of turnaround scopes, unit start-up and shut-down guidelines, and equipment preparation plans
  • Assist with writing, reviewing and updating operating procedures and guidelines
  • Support and participates in area incident investigations as needed

Required Qualifications


Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • 10 or more years of relevant experience in unit operation, or an equivalent combination of education and refinery and/or industrial operations experience
  • A High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Knowledge of refinery operation and maintenance functions
  • Knowledge of pipeline and product transportation facilities at a refinery
  • Well-developed and proven leadership skills including: strong communication, motivating and influencing others, problem solving, and accountability for outcomes and results
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • Experience with process business workflows in SAP, KMS, OLT and Enablon software applications
  • Dedication to study for and pass the entry-level (class D) Wastewater and Industrial Wastewater examinations for state of Colorado certifications
  • The ability to produce calculations, data analysis and written reports with Microsoft Excel, Word and occasionally Access software applications
  • The ability to develop and evaluate solutions to CFT issues that are feasible within refinery constraints and that deliver value to the base business

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

  • You will work out of our Commerce City refinery, located at 5455 Brighton Blvd.
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs (e.g. turnarounds) SAP:IND

Preferred Qualifications


Company Description


Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Suncor, a leading integrated energy company based in Alberta, Canada with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing.

Suncor’s downstream business operates four refineries including the Commerce City refinery, the only petroleum refinery in the area and one of the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. 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.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Colorado’s only refinery - 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.

We want you to have a job that will fit your life - as well as opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others. Plus, Suncor offers a flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life, including:

  • Competitive base salary, compensation programs and an annual incentive program
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Sep 15, 2019
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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