Emergency Response Officer, Base Plant

Suncor - Fort McMurray, Canada

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Job ID 23662

Reporting to the emergency coordinator, you will carry out a dynamic array of emergency duties on a highly motivated team to protect all assets and the environment at our Fort McMurray base plant site.

  • Respond to all emergency incidents on our site, including downgrading events, medical distress, and fire and gas alarms
  • Provide medical care for occupational and non-occupational injuries and illnesses
  • Perform daily equipment inspections
  • Show dedication and initiative in daily and weekly safety meetings
  • Strive to continuously develop and improve emergency response procedures

Required Qualifications

  • Five or more years of experience in an emergency response role
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001 and NFPA 472 Firefighter certifications
  • Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) certification from the Alberta College of Paramedics, Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) certification, or Registered Nurse certification in Alberta is required
  • Certification and/or experience in one of the following areas is preferred: NFPA 472 Dangerous Goods, NFPA 1002 Fire Department Vehicle Driver/Operator, NFPA 1006 Rescue Technician, NFPA 1051 Wildland Fire Fighting
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record – a valid class three and four driver's licence with Q (air brakes) is preferred

  • Deep understanding of emergency response standards
  • Ability to work under pressure, assess and mitigate risk with a strong safety mindset
  • You have strong work ethic and value integrity
  • You constantly ask what could go wrong and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions and learn to anticipate potential problems
  • You hold others accountable, and expect others to do the same

Working Conditions

  • This position has been identified as safety sensitive
  • The shift schedule is a six days on/ six days off rotation (three days on, three nights on, six days off; 12-hour shifts)
  • You will be required to perform some heavy lifting, use of ladders and working on elevated work sites such as scaffolds and towers with the ability to perform in a variety of different environments both indoor and outdoor as well as within confined spaces
  • You will be required to successfully complete an annual fitness evaluation
  • 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

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
    Jun 30, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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