Instrumentation Technician (Control and Safety Systems)
Suncor Energy
St. John's, Newfoundland & Labr., Canada
22h ago

Why you should join us :

Are you experienced and skilled in control systems configuration and maintenance? Our team in St. John’s is looking someone like you to collaborate aboard our Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) facility, ensuring safe and efficient operations.

In this role, you will ensure our Control and Safety Systems equipment is safely and effectively maintained in line with Terra Nova expectations.

We operate the Terra Nova field, which is located offshore, approximately 350 kilometres southeast of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Production from the field began in 2002, using the Terra Nova Floating, Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel.

This was the first development in North America to use FPSO technology in a harsh weather environment featuring sea ice and icebergs.

You can learn more about Terra Nova here.

You will use your expertise to :

  • Configure, troubleshoot and maintain existing control and safety systems (ABB INFI 90, ABB 800XA, and HIMA HiQuad) in line with the software management of change process and the permit to work system
  • Support operations, maintenance and other technical teams by ensuring control system performance and availability
  • Support onshore engineering with ongoing control and safety system improvements and provide data in support of Alarm Management improvements and equipment condition monitoring
  • Respond quickly and effectively to problems and breakdowns
  • Coordinate, execute and communicate progress on daily CSS maintenance activities
  • Participate as an integral part of an offshore emergency response team
  • Report all accidents, near misses and hazardous conditions
  • We’d like to review your application if you have :

    Must-haves (minimum requirements) :

  • Hands-on experience with distributed control systems (ABB INFI 90, ABB 800XA), safety systems (HIMA Hi-Quad) and programmable logic controllers (Allen Bradley, ABB, Siemens, etc.)
  • A Bachelor of Engineering degree in a related engineering discipline, a diploma in Instrumentation and Controls Engineering Technology, or an Instrumentation and Controls Technician certificate
  • A valid Journeyperson Instrumentation Certificate or an Interprovincial Red Seal Journeyperson Instrumentation Certificate with the appropriate demonstrated experience will also be considered;
  • attach your Journeyperson / Red Seal ticket with your application

  • Alignment with our values
  • Preference for :

  • Controls and / or instrumentation experience in an offshore oil and gas environment
  • Experience in downloading, testing, commissioning and troubleshooting control systems software and hardware modifications
  • Experience in maintaining communications between various control systems using industrial communication protocols like Modbus RTU, Modbus TCP / IP, OPC, etc.
  • Experience with control narratives, logic flow diagrams, cause and effect charts, instrument loop diagrams and piping and instrumentation diagrams
  • Effective oral, written, and computerized communication skills
  • Experience working with a computerized maintenance management system
  • An understanding of control of work processes and systems
  • Collaboration skills in order to achieve the best results and deliver the most value
  • Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other meaningful information :

  • You will work onboard the Terra Nova FPSO (transportation to / from the FPSO is provided from St. John’s, Newfoundland)
  • As this an offshore position, you will be required to maintain mandatory training and certification for continued offshore work
  • The shift schedule is a 21 days on / 21 days off rotation, 12-hour shifts
  • This position is safety sensitive
  • Pay rate is in accordance with Appendix A of the Collective Agreement between Terra Nova Employers’ Organization and Unifor Local 2121
  • Qualified residents of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador will be given first consideration in the staffing of this position
  • This position will remain open for applicants until February 16, 2020.
  • 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 do it safely, or don’t do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future.

    Learn about our mission, vision 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
  • 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.

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