Engineer, Control Systems

Suncor - Fort McMurray, Canada

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Job ID 19861

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

  • Program and maintain existing process control systems, specifically Experion PKS, Honeywell TPS/TDC 3000, Allen Bradley PLC, Triconex, HW FSC SIS/BMS, BN, CCC, etc.
  • Strive for timely resolution of technical issues, technical requests for information and the support for process control and application related problems
  • Provide commissioning and start up support to sustaining projects
  • Continuously improve control systems to optimize reliability and performance
  • Develop, manage and sustain control system performance
  • Apply industry standards such as ISA, IEC, and CSA, in the execution of work
  • Support our incident learning and prevention and management of change processes
  • Craft or support standard methodologies for automation

Required Qualifications

  • Five or more years of related experience in refineries or the petro chemical industry
  • Experience with Honeywell Experion PKS/ TPS/TDC3000 System, Triconex SIS, HW FSC and Allen Bradley PLCs
  • Experience in installing, troubleshooting and maintaining communications between various control systems
  • Bachelor degree in engineering, specifically electrical, computer, computer process control or instrumentation discipline or equivalent certification in a technical diploma  

  • Deep understanding of basic process control system (BPCS) architecture, hardware and software configuration, instrument and electrical equipment
  • Knowledge of digital buses like Profibus, Devicenet, Foundation Fieldbus
  • Knowledgeable in regulatory and discrete controls, including motor control, valve control and other regulatory controls
  • Skilled in the preparation and review of control deliverables, such as Control narratives, logic diagrams, cause/effect diagram, and wiring diagrams
  • Deep understanding of networks, switches, fibre back-bone and other control system infrastructures, including process control network security.
  • Highly motivated with strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills

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
    Jan 24, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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