Operator - Pipeline Maintenance

Suncor - Fort McMurray, Canada

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Job ID 15201

Reporting to the manager, maintenance and reliability, you will work on a wide variety of technically challenging and advanced equipment and processes within our Fort McMurray pipeline operations team, working specifically with pipeline maintenance (PLM).

  • Actively participate in our Journey to Zero initiative
  • Monitor pipeline right of ways to identify potential encroachments
  • Participate in PLM integrity projects
  • Process Alberta One-Calls, witness and supervise pipeline crossings, land concerns and other issues
  • Complete scheduled weekly pipeline pigging
  • Complete controlled area excavation and foreign crossing reports
  • Supervise third party service contractors as required during pipeline excavations, repairs and construction projects as required
  • Respond to pipeline emergencies
  • Complete reports, and other required documentation in an accurate and timely manner
  • Complete work orders and notifications using the SAP processes within specified time frames

Required Qualifications

  • Five or more years of PLM experience maintaining cross-country pipelines and associated facilities
  • Practical experience in pipeline pipefitting, bolt ups, welding or pipeline construction is an asset
  • Experience around operating rotating equipment with proven mechanical aptitude and understanding
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record

  • Proficient knowledge and skills in PLM operations procedures, policies and practices, as well as oil spill response
  • Demonstrated aptitude in effectively processing Alberta One-Calls, witnessing and supervising pipeline crossings, land concerns and issues
  • In-depth knowledge of safely depressurizing, purging, pressurizing natural gas and liquid pipeline operating facilities
  • Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • You collaborate with others in order to achieve the best results and deliver the most value

Working Conditions

  • This position has been identified as safety sensitive
  • The shift schedule is an eight days on/six days off rotation (10 hour shifts)
  • Participation in the PLM on-call rotation
  • If you reside outside of Fort McMurray, relocation of your primary residence to within 60 km of Fort McMurray is mandatory
  • 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. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communitities 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 14, 2017
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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