Materials Technologist

Suncor - Edmonton, Canada

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  • Ensure all pressure equipment is designed, fabricated, operated, inspected, maintained, altered, and repaired in a manner that provides pressure equipment integrity conforming to required regulations and standards
  • Manage core inspection programs, which includes both the creation and execution of inspection plans
  • Communicate and address daily issues with the area operations and central maintenance teams
  • Participate in root-cause investigations and analysis, hazard screening and materials selection processes
  • Direct contract inspection resources
  • Assist maintenance processes with shutdown planning and inspection support
  • Provide technical direction in an area team environment for fixed equipment

Required Qualifications


Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Three years of experience working as an inspector / materials technologist
  • A post-secondary education in materials or welding (materials or welding technology diploma)
  • A High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
  • The ability to anticipate potential problems and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions, and have a strong sense of accountability
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • Hands-on inspection experience in a refinery or petrochemical facility
  • API 510 certification, with certification or eligibility for ABSA IPV or IBPV 
  • API 570, API 653, and CGSB NDT certifications
  • Working knowledge of API codes (ideally API 936,579, 580, 581)
  • Knowledge of root-cause analysis, non-destructive testing (NDT) techniques, welding processes, and basic metallurgy
  • Knowledgeable on the application of asset integrity strategies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skill as well as strong organizational and time management skills
  • Proficient in SAP and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other important information:

  • You will work out of our Edmonton refinery in Sherwood Park, located at 801 Petroleum Way
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs
  • This position is safety sensitive

Preferred Qualifications


Company Description


We are Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – do it safely, or don’t do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our mission, vision and values.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including:

  • Competitive base salary, compensation programs, and an annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Nov 9, 2019
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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