Heavy Equipment Operator - Tailings (Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada)

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LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)
JOB NUMBER: 57586

Why you should join us:

Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, Tailings, you will be responsible for the safe operation of tailings heavy equipment such as, D8 cell dozer, excavator, and 988 loader. Keeping in line with our strong commitment to safety, you will ensure that safety policies and procedures are being followed by all personnel, including the proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and ensuring Safety Above All Else.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Adhere to safety and environmental requirements
  • Operate tailings heavy equipment (D8 cell dozer, loader, excavator, grader, wiggle wagon)
  • Safely and efficiently perform cell construction in summer and winter months
  • Maintain dykes within an active cell, remove and install nipple pipe, track pack, monitor spill box
  • Prepare tailings pedestal for future cell construction (dry dyke, build ramps, read and interpret survey stakes)
  • Complete equipment inspection logbooks and checks, and communicate significant changes to the Tailings Supervisor
  • Perform tailings line switches and maintain clear communication with the Control Room Specialist
  • Perform equipment isolation for maintenance activities
  • Provide direction to maintenance and contract personnel performing maintenance and other operational duties during the assigned shift
  • Maintain housekeeping in the assigned area at a high level
  • Ensure that shift change is well communicated

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Three or more years of experience as a tailings cell dozer operator
  • Additional two or more years of experience in an oil sands mine is preferred
  • Experience operating mechanical equipment such as pumps, light plants and hydraulic power units would be an asset
  • High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record

Preference for:

  • Strong proven safety and environmental mindset
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Ability to work in a team environment and make timely decisions associated with process upsets
  • Strong troubleshooting skills would be an asset
  • Ability to adhere to procedures - you do not take or tolerate shortcuts and if the procedure is incorrect, you fix it

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other important information:

  • This position has been identified as safety sensitive
  • This is a camp-based position at the Fort Hills site
  • The shift schedule will be a rotation of seven days on, seven days off alternating day and night shifts
  • You will be working outside in a challenging environment
  • Physical requirements: ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • We require qualified and safety-focused employees for business-critical roles that maintain our commitment to operational excellence and reliable operations. We are using technology to conduct virtual interviews to adhere to physical distancing recommendations and we are well set up for remote onboarding and orientation
  • Suncor encourages everyone to do their part and support global efforts to limit the impact of COVID-19 with good hygiene practices, physical distancing, and with care and consideration for the people around you. For more information on how we’re responding to COVID-19, click here. #StrongerTogether

Why Suncor?

We are Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. 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 – if it isn't safe, we don't do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our purpose and values.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including:

  • Competitive base salary, compensation programs, and an annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

Stay connected to us:

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request. Check out our social goal to learn how we are working to build greater mutual trust and respect with the Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

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