Superintendent, Construction

Suncor - Fort McMurray, Canada

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Job ID 24701

Reporting to the manager, mine civil operations, you will own the strategic direction of the contractor workforce in mine operations and lead a team to deliver safe, efficient and operational contractor plans in compliance with our operational discipline behaviours.

  • Ensure effective and fit for purpose input into construction execution plans and support the continuous improvement of construction practices
  • Show dedication to developing and implementing actions to mitigate potential risks and challenges to operational planning
  • Engage in contract formation, contractor selection and work with supply chain for contractor scopes of work
  • Ensure compliance to the operational excellence management system (OEMS) element 10, contractor management best practices, including alignment and post project meetings and documentation
  • Be committed to ensuring no contractors begin work prior to satisfying the readiness for site mobilization requirements
  • Act as single point of contact for the asset development and execution model (ADEM) execution phases
  • Take initiative and provide input on the development of mine contractor plans and strategy
  • Continuously seek out operational efficiencies opportunities within and between civil projects
  • Ensure construction activities are aligned with customer requirements and identifying opportunities for repeat business

Required Qualifications

  • 10 or more years of experience in mining operations and projects
  • Extensive experience with risk reviews and process hazard assessments
  • Oil and gas industry experience is preferred
  • Degree in engineering, project management, technical diploma or equivalent experience
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record

  • Extensive process and equipment knowledge, including detailed field experience in mining and/or civil earthworks operations and project management
  • Demonstrated functional expertise in contractor management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and SAP
  • Strong planning, analytical and problem solving skills combined with strong leadership skills
  • You hold others accountable, and expect others to do the same

Working Conditions

  • 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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