Materials Technologist

Suncor - Edmonton, Canada

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Job ID 18549

Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity to be part of a dynamic team at the Edmonton refinery? Reporting to the team leader, inspection and a member of our maintenance reliability group, you will be responsible for the fixed pressure equipment and records in their assigned unit of responsibility.

  • Responsible for handling vessels, piping, pressure safety valves, equipment records within SAP and Documentum programs
  • Manages core inspection programs (piping corrosion management system (PCMS) and small bore piping inspection (SBC)
  • Communicates and addresses daily issues with the area teams, operations and central maintenance
  • Participates in failure analysis, root cause investigations, hazard screening and materials selection processes
  • Directs contract inspection resources
  • Assists maintenance processes with shutdown planning and inspection support via SAP
  • Provides technical direction in an area team environment for fixed equipment in assigned unit areas of responsibility

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of five years of experience working as an inspector / materials technologist
  • Hands-on Inspection experience in a refinery or petrochemical facility strongly preferred
  • A technical graduate of a materials related discipline (materials or welding technology) or equivalent experience
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • API 510 certification required, with certification or eligibility for ABSA IPV or IBPV
  • API 570, API 653, and CGSB NDT certifications preferred

  • Knowledgeable on the application of risk based inspection (RBI) and Asset Integrity Strategies
  • Working knowledge of API 510, API 570, API 653, and ideally API 936,579, 580, 581 as well
  • Knowledge of root cause failure analysis, non-destructive testing (NDT) techniques, welding processes and basic metallurgy
  • Excellent decision-making skills and written/verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and basic SAP proficiency
  • A self-starter with the ability to foster team participation
  • Strong organizational and independent time management 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
    Nov 15, 2017
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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