Industrial Hygienist

Suncor - Fort McMurray, Canada

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Job ID 23061

Are you a self-starter with extraordinary communication skills and the ability to interact cross-functionally? Reporting to the team lead, industrial hygiene, you will be responsible to identify, assess and communicate health risks to employees by planning, scheduling and conducting identified industrial hygiene monitoring projects for assigned areas of responsibility.

  • Provide day-to-day technical advice, expertise and direction to clients to ensure compliance to legislative requirements, industry and company standards 
  • Conduct workplace assessments to identify, quantify and control risk to people, property and equipment and to identify, mitigate chemical, physical, biological and ergonomics issues
  • Engage in the development and implementation of programs and processes that support the business
  • Perform as an integral member of the team, interacting and collaborating with other people and departments, participating on joint health and safety committees and with regulatory authorities
  • Generate data for statistical analysis from Industrial Hygiene database as well as compiling reports on program effectiveness
  • Lead personal protective equipment trials and develop associated implementation plans

Required Qualifications

  • Three or more years of industrial hygiene experience
  • Previous experience with monitoring methods, assessments (including: chemicals, noise, heat stress, lighting, ventilations systems, ergonomics), and abatement/remediation activities
  • Bachelor’s degree in a science discipline with preference for a master’s degree in industrial hygiene
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist/Registered Occupational Hygiene Technician/Registered Occupational Hygienist (or equivalent) professional designation.
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record

  • Passionate about providing solutions to complex issues utilizing proficient analytical, problem solving skills and independent discernment
  • Skilled technical writing and presentation skills to report monitored results to management
  • Self-starter with exceptional communication skills
  • Flexibility to shift focus and handle multiple tasks
  • You collaborate with others in order to achieve the best results and deliver the most value
  • You continually seek greater knowledge about the systems, processes and hazards in the workplace, in order to understand not just what you do but why you do it

Working Conditions

  • This position has been identified as safety sensitive
  • This position is located at Base Plant in Fort McMurray and supports various business units
  • Supporting the industrial hygiene program in a unionized environment
  • Shifts schedule: 40-hour work week, with on-call support as required
  • 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
    May 31, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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