Reliability Specialist, Mobile Mine Equipment

Suncor - Calgary, Canada

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Job ID 32625

  • Assess and optimize equipment asset strategies and maintenance requirements and expectations
  • Analyze fleet performance metrics and provide recommendations for how equipment is maintained and operated
  • Support site maintenance engineers and reliability engineers in the development of fleet analytics and remote health monitoring systems/processes
  • Ensure all maintenance and reliability programs are in compliance with the Suncor Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) management systems
  • Support maintenance engineering incident investigations by ensuring results are timely, accurate, that root causes are understood and all actions identified, completed and communicated
  • Act as the technical interface between Fort Hills and equipment manufacturers (OEM’s) to resolve technical issues and evaluate new products to improve mining assets safety, reliability and profitability
  • Use lessons learned from failure analysis results to identify improvement opportunities which includes researching and implementing technical improvements on mining assets through the management of change (MOC) process to improve availability, safety, functionality and reliability
  • Ensure condition monitoring programs are implemented based on the equipment strategy and support data analytics in order to minimize equipment failure and downtime

Required Qualifications


Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Five years of relevant experience working in a maintenance environment on mining equipment or similar industrial environment (Komatsu Haul Trucks 930E’s or 980E’s, P&H 4100’s, Hitachi EX8000, all CAT equipment model experience)
  • Relevant trade certification or an engineering degree (electrical or mechanical)
  • A High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • A proven mechanical aptitude or relevant experience on mobile mining assets
  • A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Alignment with our values

Preference for:

  • Supervisory or leadership experience
  • Strong collaboration skills that enables you to build strong, positive relationships with diverse groups
  • Capability  to manage conflicting priorities and execute with limited supervision
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
  • The ability to ask what could go wrong and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions and learn to anticipate potential problems
  • A continuous improvement mindset and are able to seek greater knowledge and understanding of the systems, process and hazards in the workplace

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 
  • Regular travel to the Fort Hills Mine Site will be required 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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