Engineer, Automation

Suncor - Fort McMurray, Canada

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Job ID 23709

Reporting to the manager, automation, you will provide control system technical support to automation, process engineering, operations, reliability and other partners.

  • Safely champion improvements through proper change management
  • Actively participate in root cause investigations
  • Strive for timely resolution of issues and requests for information
  • Continuously improve existing processes for supporting internal stakeholders
  • Maintain control system performance to optimize reliability and performance
  • Apply industry standards such as ISA, IEC, and CSA
  • Provide commissioning and start up support for projects

Required Qualifications

  • Five to ten years of related experience in refineries or an industrial setting
  • Bachelor degree in engineering, specifically chemical, electrical, or computer engineering
  • Registered (or eligible) as a Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGGA)
  • Deep experience with use of process control networks and various control systems such as Honeywell Experion PKS/ TPS/TDC3000 System, Triconex SIS, HW FSC, Allen Bradley PLCs, CCC, Bently Nevada, or Prognost is an asset

  • Highly motivated with strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to use critical thinking skills to troubleshoot in a fast paced environment
  • Skilled in the preparation and presentation of technical documents and professional reports based on analysis of findings
  • Strong desire to share knowledge & effectively work in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Deep understanding of basic process control system (BPCS) architecture, hardware & software configuration.
  • Knowledgeable in regulatory and discrete controls, including motor control, valve control and other regulatory controls is an asset.

Working Conditions

  • This position includes an on-call schedule to support plants operations outside of regular working hours
  • This position is not eligible for overtime
  • This position has been identified as safety sensitive
  • 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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