Process Operator Trainee, Coker
Suncor Energy Services
Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada
28d ago

Job Overview

Do you have a passion for plant operations? Reporting to the shift supervisor, upgrading, you will be responsible for maintaining the safe and reliable operation of upgrading processes of our coker assets, to optimize production in an environmentally responsible manner.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure the safety of people, equipment, and the environment and that plant policies are followed
  • Learn all operating units within the assigned upgrading progression at the facility and progress in increasing levels of responsibility at the site
  • Perform plant operation duties for smooth and efficient operations and ensure shift changes are well communicated
  • 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 supervision to the 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 in your assigned area at a high level
  • Experience and Education :

  • At least one year of experience in plant operations; experience in heavy oil processing, sour gas processing, water treatment / power plants or refinery operations is preferred
  • 4th Class Power Engineering certification (or higher); ABSA certified
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
  • Skills and Knowledge :

  • Mechanical aptitude to allow the hands-on operation of plant equipment
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and the ability to make timely decisions associated with process upsets
  • Adaptive work style with an ability to handle multiple priorities, challenging demands and function in a positive but dynamic work environment
  • You are a highly motivated self-starter with the ability to make decisions with integrity and support company objectives and policies
  • You do not take or tolerate shortcuts and if the procedure is incorrect, you fix it
  • You constantly ask what could go wrong and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions and learn to anticipate potential problems
  • Working Conditions

  • This position has been identified as safety sensitive
  • The shift schedule is a six days on / six days off rotation (three days on, three nights on, six days off; 12-hour shifts)
  • You will be required to perform some heavy lifting, use of ladders and working 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
  • Your primary residence must be within 60 km of Fort McMurray
  • Why Suncor

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    Plus, Suncor Energy offers a flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life, including :

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