Specialist, Rotating Equipment

Suncor - Fort McMurray, Canada

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Job ID 24309

Are you a rotating equipment specialist interested in providing technical advice to our team at MacKay River? We’re looking for a highly skilled individual to provide support for troubleshooting, repairs and equipment strategies. Reporting to the reliability manager, you will provide guidance for long-term reliability improvement, and develop specifications and procedures for our rotating machinery.

  • Support and lead critical machinery investigations and root cause analysis
  • Ensure cost effective engineering solutions are identified to address reliability issues
  • Develop, revise and interpret corporate specifications and other guidance documents
  • Review and provide technical feedback into engineering scoping for turnarounds and business unit projects
  • Support vendor qualification and approval through technical audit of the vendor's facility, manufacturing and design procedures
  • Participate in the machinery network goals, work plans and other activities
  • Support the competency development process and mentor rotating machinery engineers

Required Qualifications

  • 5-10 years of design, application, maintenance and reliability experience in oil and gas process compressors (centrifugal and reciprocating), steam turbines, process pumps and other rotating equipment and auxiliary systems
  • Experience selecting rotating machinery for new applications using industry codes and standards based on life cycle approach
  • Experience with evaluating performance of all rotating machinery, including troubleshooting and failure analysis of various rotating machinery and supporting systems
  • Journeyman millwright certification is preferred; bachelor degree in engineering will also be considered

  • You have deep knowledge in the application of API, ISO and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) codes
  • You are knowledgeable in equipment installation, operation and maintenance requirements
  • You are able to utilize Microsoft Office; SAP proficiency is an asset
  • You have good written and verbal communication skills

Working Conditions

  • This position has been identified as safety sensitive
  • If you reside outside of Fort McMurray, relocation of your primary residence to within 60 km of Fort McMurray is mandatory
  • Relocation support will be provided; we offer highly competitive housing assistance to eligible candidates

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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