Rail Assurance Manager

Suncor - Calgary, Canada

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  • Maintain and continuously develop our rail transportation management system (RTMS)
  • Coordinate with our rail operating teams to implement and sustain processes, policies and procedures in compliance with the RTMS
  • Oversee the rail risk management program for our rail team, which includes identifying existing risk and collaborating with internal and external partners to develop a strategy to mitigate or manage new and future risks
  • Be our subject matter expert on industry-emerging issues and regulatory requirements
  • Provide rail assurance expertise and support for our refineries, terminals, Oil Sands and organizational projects as needed
  • Manage and steward our RTMS audit program
  • Ensure our rail emergency response assistance plan is current and that we are ready to execute as necessary; work with vendors on training and perform drills as needed

Required Qualifications


Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Eight years of risk management experience in the transportation, oil and gas, refining, or petrochemical sectors
  • A completed post-secondary education
  • Demonstrated ability for risk management
  • A continuous improvement attitude
  • Strong team building, communication, non-authoritative, and negotiation skills
  • The ability to communicate at various levels, both internally and externally
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • Experience in development, evaluation and implementation of risk management programs
  • Transportation logistics (rail, trucking, pipeline, or marine) experience
  • Experience working with regulators
  • Previous experience conducting audits
  • In-depth knowledge of legislative requirements and rail industry best practices (e.g. railroad rules and regulations in both Canada and the U.S., Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG), CPPI and WHMIS requirements, emergency response, and product characteristics)

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

  • You will work out of our Calgary head office, located in the Suncor Energy Centre at 150 – 6th Ave S.W
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs
  • Travel, up to 20% of your time, is required to our sites in both Canada and United States

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
    Oct 27, 2019
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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