Suncor - Commerce City, Colorado

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Job ID 32562

  • Operate refinery equipment in a safe, efficient manner, according to established refinery practices, procedures and operating guidelines
  • Be an active participant in our Journey to Zero safety initiative
  • Be dedicated to the safety of people, equipment, and the environment and that plant policies are followed
  • Maintain process equipment through application of preventative maintenance and trouble-shooting
  • Oversee the operation and equipment for deviations
  • Monitor and adjust equipment and process variables to maintain safe and environmentally sound operation and ensure product quality
  • Report and appropriately flag all plant-related issues beyond your scope to your leader
  • Perform plant operation duties for smooth and efficient operations and ensure strong communication during shift changes
  • Ensure timely action and process adjustments during plant upsets that are consistent with operational objectives and target outputs
  • Maintain housekeeping in your assigned area at a high level
  • Work collaboratively within diverse groups in a demonstrably efficient and flexible manner

Required Qualifications


Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • A High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Strong commitment to working safely and adhering to safe work practices
  • Strong adaptability to change (such as new technologies) and flexible with changing priorities/business needs
  • Collaboration and communication skills allowing you to build strong, positive relationships with diverse skillsets and personalities
  • Alignment with our values

Preference for:

  • Experience in plant operations; preferably in oil field and platform, gas plant, or waste water
  • A college degree or diploma
  • Mechanical (automotive, electrical, construction, industrial/manufacturing) experience and/or aptitude for hands-on operation of plant equipment
  • A certificate in process technology
  • Zero tolerance for shortcuts and if the procedure is incorrect, you're committed to fixing it
  • Proven troubleshooting and problem solving skills with the ability to make timely decisions associated with process upsets

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

  • You will work out of our Commerce City refinery, located at 5801 Brighton Blvd.
  • The start date of this position is April 2020
  • This position is safety sensitive
  • This is a unionized role and you will be represented by the United Steel Workers Local 12-477
  • This role follows a progression, as per the USW Collective Bargaining Agreement and you will start as an Operator Trainee
  • The refinery is a 24/7 operation; you must be willing and able to work a rotating 12-hour shift (days/nights), including holidays and weekends (and overtime as needed)
  • There is a probationary period associated with this position
  • You thrive in a dynamic environment and will experience short periods of high stress levels due to the wide variety of issues that may require attention at a time SAP:IND

Preferred Qualifications


Company Description


Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Suncor, a leading integrated energy company based in Alberta, Canada with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing.

Suncor’s downstream business operates four refineries including the Commerce City refinery, the only petroleum refinery in the area and one of the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. 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.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Colorado’s only refinery - 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.

We want you to have a job that will fit your life - as well as opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others. Plus, Suncor offers a flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life, including:

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

Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Jan 5, 2020
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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