Process Systems Specialist

Suncor - Sarnia, Canada

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  • Support and enhance the integrity and reliability of a wide range of computer-based systems and applications supporting field devices, advanced process control, real-time optimization, the refinery lab information system, as well as the refinery data historian
  • Coordinate OT infrastructure work for sustainment or project related through the Suncor Digital Technology demand process
  • Provide technical support and direction to Operations, Maintenance & Reliability, Engineering, and other Sarnia-based teams in the OT space leveraging wireless technology
  • Build strong positive relationships while coordinating with other teams both Sarnia based and in other locations

Required Qualifications


Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • A college diploma with four years of related / equivalent industrial experience or a university degree in an OT related discipline (e.g. Chemical Engineering, Information Technology, and Computer Engineering) and two years of related experience
  • Strong computer and systems knowledge encompassing networking, communication protocols, firewall and switch configuration, operating systems, virtualization, and advanced programming/scripting concepts
  • Alignment with our values

Preference for:

  • Experience in a real-time processing environment e.g. refining, petrochemicals
  • Experience with data historians e.g. PHD,  IP21, PI
  • Experience with dash boarding toolsets e.g. XHQ
  • Familiarity with instrumentation, DCS/SCADA systems, and Cyber-Security
  • Highly motivated individual with continuous improvement attitude, strong analytical skills and decision-making capacity
  • A self-starter with proven written, verbal, interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Solid leadership, integrity and strong communication skills to interact with all levels of leadership

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

  • You will work out of our Sarnia refinery in Ontario, located at 1900 St. Clair Parkway
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs and on-call after hours support on a rotating basis

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
    Feb 10, 2020
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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