Contact Engineer

Suncor - Calgary, Canada

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Job ID 19935

Reporting to the manager, process engineering, you will provide continuous onsite technical support and input to operations, sustaining projects, major projects, and technology development.

  • Support expense projects and process changes, monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and provide support to ensure that operational targets are met, required corrective actions are communicated and perform effective follow ups
  • Perform technical investigations and root cause analysis and provide technical feedback and recommendations to return the plant to normal operation after upsets
  • Perform required studies, problem definitions, and calculations for plant optimization
  • Develop tools to improve both process and equipment monitoring and performance projection
  • Perform calculations to identify required process conditions, production loss, emission spills and required chemicals
  • Compare existing plant operating conditions against design conditions
  • Provide technical support for tasks such as: regulatory reporting, operational procedure reviews, management of change (MOC) execution, risk reviews, bottleneck identification and plant turnarounds
  • Support continuous improvement efforts through stewardship of the MOC process among the process engineering discipline
  • Handle development and maintenance of living process engineering documents and tools such as; piping and instrumentation diagrams ((P&ID), specs and targets, safe operating limits, and heat and material balance  

Required Qualifications

  • Experience in an operating plant
  • Prior experience facilitating risk assessment, and hazard and operability studies (HAZOP) is an asset
  • Bachelor degree in chemical or process engineering
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record

  • Familiar with P&ID's, process flow diagrams, and other process related documentation
  • Knowledge of fluid hydraulic calculations
  • Knowledge of the business drivers for thermal heavy oil operations, operation of fired heater, oil separation and water treatment equipment is an asset
  • Knowledge of HYSYS and computer-based hydraulic packages is an asset
  • 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

  • This position has been identified as safety sensitive
  • This position is a Calgary based position with frequent travel to the Firebag in-situ site located NE of Fort McMurray for training, site support and vacation coverage

Preferred Qualifications


Company Description

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 promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Suncor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Suncor is committed to accessibility and accommodations will be provided to applicants upon request. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Jan 24, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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