Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Suncor - Calgary, Canada

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Job ID 23367

  • Deliver and manage complex engineering designs for dykes, pitwalls and dumps/stockpiles suitable for submission to government for approval
  • Work at various levels of projects from conceptual to detailed design as required for the stage of the project: design, construction, operations, closure and de-licensing
  • Liase with stakeholders including planners, regulatory, projects, operations (mining and tailings), and construction groups to deliver safe, robust and reliable engineering designs. 
  • Be part of a team to deliver the project for Suncor’s best interests and problem solve issues that arise in the field
  • Complete projects as a delivery of IFC to stakeholders
  • Manage technical issues and ensure geotechnical integrity through all of the life cycle stages of structures, design, construction, operations, closure, de-licensing
  • Work on technical projects such as weak pre-sheared soils, liquefiable material, fine tailings all within an operating environment.
  • Present projects to external review boards for risk identification
  • Work within the geotechnical group to continually improve our standards, procedures and dam safety programs
  • Mentor junior and intermediate staff in all aspects of geotechnical engineering, communication and project management as it applies
  • Contribute to technical advancement of staff in other groups
  • Work with external technical groups for the advancement of geotechnical and tailings engineering

Required Qualifications


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
    Aug 18, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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