Development Specialist

Suncor - Calgary, Canada

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Job ID 20269

Reporting to manager, fine tailings, you will develop and optimize sustaining mine and tailings projects by working directly with project leads, execution, operations, and technical teams.

  • Interface extensively with oil sands operations and execution teams to facilitate information gathering, analyze multiple options, socialize concepts, and gain alignment for decisions in support of the business plan strategies
  • Translate and implement our asset development execution model (ADEM) process throughout the business
  • Work with integrated teams to comprehensively define problems and opportunities
  • Analyze options, build, and ultimately complete concept selection and design, ensuring stakeholder alignment throughout the projects
  • Support the inputs to the long range capital plan and annual capital budget
  • Build and deliver stewardship to stakeholders and management, supported by integrated project teams

Required Qualifications

  • Ten or more years of experience leading or coordinating cross-functional groups and/or experience in mine and tailings work
  • Development, project management and/or regulatory experience is an asset
  • Post-secondary education; engineering degree is preferred

  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to manage conflict with strong decision making processes to optimize outcomes
  • You are a creative problem solver and have the ability to respectfully challenge constraints and assumptions
  • You collaborate with others in order to achieve the best results and deliver the most value
  • You act with integrity and hold others accountable, while expecting others to do the same

Working Conditions

  • This position is based in Calgary, Alberta at the Suncor Energy Centre but the work could also be performed in Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • The work schedule is Monday to Friday

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
    Feb 4, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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