Process Operator

Suncor - Port Moody, Canada

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Job ID 20782

Are you passionate about safety, building positive relationships, working within a strong team environment, mechanically savvy and highly motivated, then we have the role for you. Reporting to the coordinator operations, you will qualify and perform the operating responsibilities and layout within the burrard products terminal - upper plant.

  • Ensure the safety of people, equipment, and the environment according to established terminal practices, procedures and operating guidelines
  • Proficient in operating process units and plant utilities
  • Work on a dynamic crew covering a qualified post within an operating unit
  • Perform preventative maintenance and troubleshooting to maintain process equipment
  • Monitor the operation and equipment for deviations
  • Report and appropriately flag all issues beyond your scope to your leader
  • Monitor and adjust equipment and process variables to maintain a safe and environmentally sound operation and to ensure product quality
  • Maintain housekeeping at a high level to ensure a safe work environment

Required Qualifications

  • Two or more years of experience in refinery operations with knowledge of W.H.M.I.S. and occupational health and safety regulations preferred
  • A minimum fourth class steam ticket required; attainment of third class ticket preferred
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record

  • Mechanical aptitude to allow hands-on operation of plant equipment
  • Strong communication, analytical and troubleshooting skills with the ability to make timely decisions associated with process upsets
  • Adaptive work style with an ability to handle multiple priorities, challenging demands and function positively in a dynamic collaborative work environment
  • You do not take or tolerate shortcuts and if the procedure is incorrect, you fix it
  • You are a problem solver who constantly asks what could go wrong and checks for out-of-the-ordinary conditions and learns to anticipate potential problems

Working Conditions

  • This position has been identified as safety sensitive
  • The shift schedule is a 12 hour shift rotation of days and nights.  Schedule rotation varies 
  • This role requires you to adhere to our clean-shaven policy and perform some heavy lifting, work from heights with the capability of performing in a variety of different environments both indoor and outdoor as well as within confined spaces
  • There will be physical requirements to safely perform all essential aspects/responsibilities of an operator's position, including effective emergency response

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
    Feb 21, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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