Engineering Specialist, Mechanical Rotating Equipment

Suncor - Calgary, Canada

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Job ID 24064

Are you a rotating equipment specialist interested in providing technical advice regarding industrial trends and strategic direction? We’re looking for a highly skilled individual to help improve value from our rotating mechanical assets across Suncor. Reporting to the director, equipment reliability, you will provide technical support and guidance for long-term reliability improvement, and develop specifications and standard methodologies for our rotating machinery across Suncor Energy.

  • Support and lead critical machinery investigations and root cause analysis
  • Ensure cost effective engineering solutions are identified to address reliability issues
  • Develop, revise and interpret corporate specifications and other guidance documents
  • Review and provide technical feedback into engineering scoping for our major and sustainment projects
  • Support vendor qualification and approval through technical audit of the vendor's facility, manufacturing and design procedures
  • Participate in the machinery network goals, work plans and other activities
  • Support the competency development process and mentor rotating machinery engineers
  • Provide technical support for turnarounds and for optimum plant performance
  • Provide support to supply chain management (SCM) on vendor bid evaluation and selection of vendors for standardization

Required Qualifications

  • 20 or more years of design, application, maintenance and reliability experience in oil and gas process compressors (centrifugal and reciprocating), steam turbines, process pumps and other rotating equipment and auxiliary systems
  • Experience selecting rotating machinery for new applications using industry codes and standards based on life cycle approach
  • Experience with evaluating performance of all rotating machinery, including troubleshooting and failure analysis of various rotating machinery and supporting systems
  • You have a bachelor degree in mechanical engineering with a professional engineering designation

  • You have deep knowledge in the application of API (610-619 pumps, compressors, turbines), ISO and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) codes
  • You possess knowledge in the application of HI 12.1-12.6 slurry pumps standard and technology
  • You are knowledgeable in equipment installation requirements, including API 686
  • You are able to utilize Microsoft Office; SAP proficiency is preferred
  • You have good written and verbal communication skills

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
    Jul 22, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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