Engineer, Static Equipment

Suncor - Calgary, Canada

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Job ID 20728

Reporting to the lead specialist mechanical, static, your knowledge and experience will be used to identify and mitigate potential safety, reliability, maintainability, or operational problems and to ensure safe, reliable, and efficient operation of our pressure equipment assets. Your role is to provide technical direction to all Suncor Business Units and operating sites, to develop and maintain technical specifications and guidelines, to support design of new assets and projects, and to provide overall technical leadership to the corporation.   

  • Apply design knowledge and expertise to stationary equipment (tank, heat exchanger, pressure vessel, process fired heater, and piping) to identify and mitigate potential reliability, safety, maintainability, or operational problems and ensure safe, reliable, and efficient operation
  • Collaborate with business units or other engineering groups to solve engineering problems
  • Participate in failure investigations and root cause analysis of discrete events
  • Review and trend failure patterns to identify common root causes
  • Perform engineering analysis for new designs, repairs, modifications, or determination of fitness-for-service
  • Review engineering deliverables produced by other Suncor engineers, engineering firms, and vendors for scopes related to fixed equipment
  • Use risk reviews, management of change processes and other safety checks to properly manage risks
  • Create continuous improvement recommendations to improve asset capability, safety, and operability through elimination of bad actors and/or improved equipment or component selection and innovation
  • Ensure Suncor or industry lessons learned are shared and incorporated in designs and practices.
  • Keep up to date with current industry practices, technologies, and methodologies
  • Review and approve technical decisions or deviations to Suncor specifications
  • Provide support to projects on the selection of appropriate technologies, equipment, tools, materials and systems
  • Participate in reviews and audits of critical designs and equipment to ensure compliance with Suncor engineering standards, criteria, design philosophy, specifications and deliverables

Required Qualifications


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 21, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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