Engineer, Projects

Suncor - Fort McMurray, Canada

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Job ID 23368

Working in our base plant in the oil sands, you will report to the project manager and provide coordination for all project phases to ensure effective development and execution of projects. You will also participate in project development activities such as design input, estimating, planning and scheduling to ensure safe and quality projects.

  • Keep track and provide updates on emerging risk issues, including safety, cost, schedule and quality of projects
  • Ensure the proper establishment and documentation of projects
  • Prepare and provide project progress reports for internal partners and follow up on any actions
  • Assist in maintaining work throughout the project’s life cycle
  • Develop all work and coordinate as needed to ensure compliance with set project dates
  • Review the design and construction work packages to allow planning of the execution
  • Develop and maintain all project documentation and validate that all trends are processed for resolution and response to the field
  • Communicate work assignments and distribute all pertinent project definition documentation to internal partners
  • Coordinate and ensure all required engineered items for projects are procured in accordance with the project specification, schedule and dates
  • Coordinate project’s execution plan, which includes turnaround activities
  • Develop relationships with the internal partners, interact with supply chain management and asset management to finish the project objectives
  • Demonstrate safety leadership related to project execution and day-to-day work
  • Ensure a fit for purpose approach based on the complexity of the project
  • Work closely with development partners in the project development phase and support as required

Required Qualifications

  • Five or more years of experience in project execution with at least two years exposure to the operation, maintenance or reliability field
  • Experience in a refinery, petrochemical plant or the oil sands is an asset
  • Undergraduate degree in engineering, preferably mechanical or electrical
  • Eligible to register with APEGA
  • Registration with PMI is preferred
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record

  • Knowledge of management of change processes
  • Knowledge in gated project management programs
  • Execution skill set such as cost and schedule development
  • You are a self-starter with strong technical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • You are able to handle stress caused by complex decisions, tight timelines and conflicts with external suppliers and contractors
  • You are a highly motivated self-starter with the ability to make decisions with integrity and support company objectives and policies

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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