Reliability Engineer, Electrical and Instrumentation

LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)


Why you should join us:

Are you passionate about working with a team of engineers to ensure plant functions remain safe, sustainable, and cost effective!? We have a phenomenal development opportunity for an Electrical and Instrumentation (E&I) engineer with process plant or utility experience at our Fort McMurray location. You will interact with cross-functional teams, maintenance, and operations groups to build on existing strategies. You will also use your dedication to continuous improvement to provide detailed technical assistance for day-to-day Energy and Utilities operations.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Make continuous improvement recommendations for asset capability, safety, and operability through elimination of bad actors and/or improved equipment or component selection and innovation
  • Focus on assigned priorities and develop accurate scope of work for turnaround, outages, routine maintenance, and regular improvements
  • Ensure equipment design changes align with the engineering standards, practices and management of change systems while evaluating the impact on reliability
  • Work closely with maintenance, planners, and operations on equipment reliability issues and failure trends to improve existing asset strategies
  • Assist with solving problems on turbines, generators and associated balance of plant equipment including the turbine & generator instrumentation, power electronics & control systems and ensure that high quality targeted preventative maintenance (PM) is maintained
  • Provide an overall integrated understanding of turbine operation and protection
  • Identify issues that may not be visible to others and advocate for their resolution
  • Conduct reliability analysis to predict remaining equipment service life and make recommendations for obsolete equipment change strategy
  • Review operational and equipment risks to determine appropriate mitigations
  • Work with field technicians to provide direction and support equipment troubleshooting

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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Five years of experience in supporting gas & steam turbine and generator operations or field commissioning, preferably with ABB/Alstom designed machines
  • Working knowledge of power system design and operations
  • The ability to analyze P&IDs, electrical drawings and controller logic to understand and explain overall functionality and equipment interactions
  • Maintenance, reliability, and project experience in process plants or power plants
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Instrumentation Engineering or a related field
  • Been registered or immediately eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and SAP
  • A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
  • The ability to anticipate potential problems and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions, as well as having a strong sense of accountability
  • Strong collaboration skills that enables you to build strong, positive relationships with diverse groups
  • Alignment with our values

Preference for:

  • Strong analytical skills including analyzing SAP data, conducting root cause assessment, and drawing and presenting conclusions and recommendations

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

  • You will work out of our Base Plant Mine in Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs
  • If you reside outside of Fort McMurray, relocation of your primary residence to within 60 km of Fort McMurray is mandatory. Relocation support will be provided; we offer highly competitive housing assistance to eligible individuals

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 – do it safely, or 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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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 to learn how we are working to build greater mutual trust and respect with the Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

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