Technician, Instrumentation

Suncor - Sarnia, Canada

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Job ID 23542

If you are you a self-starter who is passionate about safety, building positive relationships, and a strong problem solver, then we have the role for you! Reporting to the team lead, instrumentation, you will be responsible for the coordination and completion of predictive and preventative instrument / analyzer maintenance programs and repairs.

  • Participate in our journey to zero safety initiative and respond to emergencies with a focus on the safe and efficient operation of instrumentation and analyzers
  • Provide support for a safe, reliable and cost-effective execution of predictive, preventative and scheduled maintenance work on refinery assets
  • Responsible for the coordination, maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, calibration, configuration and enhancement of existing instrumentation and analyzer equipment and systems
  • Execute and provide feedback on work orders
  • Respond to emergency work call outs in addition to maintaining accurate and up to date records
  • Build positive relationships as the SIM cross functional team (CFT) contact person to improve work flow, communication, equipment reliability within our diverse groups
  • Ensure appropriate information gathered to assist in the decision-making on competing priorities and plant issues
  • Communicate daily work progression and issues and provide input for capital, turnaround, maintenance activities

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum five years' analyzer and instrumentation; and programmable logic controller experience in an industrial background
  • Red seal certified and technical safety standards association (TSSA) certification preferred
  • Post-secondary education in instrumentation and control engineering technology (ICET) or equivalent education preferred
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record

  • Strong communication, troubleshooting and analytical skills with the ability to make timely decisions associated with process upsets
  • Deep understanding Sieman’s chromatography analyzers and SAP
  • Highly motivated self-directed professional with proven analytical aptitude and understanding of instrumentation equipment
  • Adaptive work style with an ability to handle multiple priorities, challenging demands and function positively in a dynamic collaborative work environment

Working Conditions

  • This position has been identified as safety sensitive
  • Flexible to work overtime when required and able to work with minimal supervision as well as providing on-call support during off hours
  • This role requires you to perform some heavy lifting, work from heights with the capability of performing in a variety of different environments both indoor and outdoor as well as within confined spaces

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
    Jun 30, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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