Mechanical Engineer

Suncor - Fort McMurray, Canada

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Job ID 18502

Are you passionate about problem solving, highly motivated and have strong interpersonal and communication skills, then we have the role for you. Reporting to the manager engineering, you will provide mechanical engineering support and ensure that all maintenance activities affecting equipment are executed according to our engineering standards and practices for our east tank farm (EFT) site which is comprised of two facilities which store, blend and cool, and ship bitumen.

  • Collaborate with operations and maintenance to identify improvement opportunities to overall safety, availability, and operating costs of ETF assets
  • Maintain strong working relationships with maintenance specialists, maintenance planners and reliability program developers on equipment reliability issues and failure trends, in order to improve existing preventive and predictive maintenance plans and existing asset strategies
  • Provide support for reviewing and trending failure patterns, investigating and identifying root cause of failures, and developing reports outlining recommendations for maintenance and operations
  • Utilize risk review approaches, hazard and operability studies, management of change process and other safety checks to maintain and improve area safety and reliability performance indicators
  • Monitor equipment and perform periodic system and equipment walk downs to maintain a current awareness of system condition and performance
  • 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 equipment design changes comply with the engineering management systems and are evaluated for the impact on equipment reliability; lead the engineering design of minor plant and equipment modifications as required
  • Develop justifications, and technical and economical evaluations of major equipment changes and projects to be executed
  • Utilize solid engineering and technical knowledge to prepare work scopes and coordinate complex repairs such as equipment overhauling, maintenance projects, etc.

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
    Nov 15, 2017
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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