Process Operator
Suncor Energy
Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
3d ago

Why you should join us :

Working as a Process Operator at our Sarnia refinery has a lot of perks. You get to use your technical skills and knowledge to safely and reliably maintain the operation of processes to optimize production in an environmentally responsible manner.

You will also get to be part of a team of highly motivated professionals, supporting our 85,000 barrel per day operation that produces gasoline, kerosene, jet and diesel fuels, asphalt and petrochemical feedstock.

If you’re looking for a great opportunity to be part of a close-knit community which has been an important part of our local industry for the past 65 years, and also enjoy a good work / life balance, this role is for you!

You will use your expertise to :

  • Ensure the safety of people, equipment, and the environment and that plant policies are adhered to
  • Learn all operating units within the assigned area of the facility and progress in increasing levels of responsibility at the site
  • Perform plant operation duties for smooth and efficient operations and ensure strong communication and collaboration exists between shift changes
  • Work on a dynamic crew covering a qualified post within an operating unit
  • Report and appropriately flag all plant-related issues beyond your scope to your leader
  • Prepare and complete daily area logs and communicate significant changes and findings in a timely manner
  • Provide direction and oversee maintenance and contract personnel as required
  • Ensure timely action and process adjustments during plant upsets that are consistent with operational objectives and target outputs
  • Prepare equipment and systems for maintenance and commissioning
  • Maintain housekeeping at a high level to ensure a safe work environment
  • We’d like to review your application if you have

    Must-haves (minimum requirements) :

  • A 4th Class Power (Operating) Engineer Certification ticket or higher
  • Proven mechanical aptitude to perform the hands-on operation of plant equipment
  • A High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
  • Alignment with our values of : safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing
  • Preference for :

  • Two years of experience working in refinery operations
  • 2nd Class Power (Operating) Engineer Certificate
  • College diploma in Chemical Process Engineering Technology, or Power Engineering Technology
  • Strong troubleshooting skills with the ability to make timely decisions associated with process upsets
  • Adaptive work style with an ability to handle multiple priorities, challenging demands and function positively in a dynamic work environment
  • Not tolerating shortcuts and if the procedure is incorrect, you fix it
  • A problem solver who constantly asks what could go wrong and checks for out-of-the-ordinary conditions and learns to anticipate potential problems
  • Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other meaningful information :

  • You will work out of our Sarnia refinery in Ontario, located at 1900 St. Clair Parkway
  • The shift schedule is a 12-hour rotation of days and nights (three on, three off)
  • This position is safety sensitive
  • You will be required to adhere to our clean-shaven policy and perform some heavy lifting, use ladders and work on elevated work sites such as scaffolds and towers with the ability to perform in a variety of different environments both indoor and outdoor as well as within confined spaces
  • You will be subject to a six-month probationary period and represented by the Sarnia employees' bargaining association (SEBA) upon completion of your probationary period
  • A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record (proof will be requested)
  • 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 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 mean tremendous potential for the future.

    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
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