Joining Suncor means you will work for one of the best companies in Canada, providing tremendous future potential where talented people thrive and lead. As our business evolves, so do our employment opportunities. Our work culture includes a dynamic mix of professionals, with a diversity of skills and expertise.
Are you a mining expert looking to expand on your heavy equipment operating knowledge and leadership skills? In this role, you will be responsible for achieving our safety and production targets in accordance with prescribed daily plans, policies and procedures.
Five or more years of heavy equipment operating experience
Five or more years of leadership in a unionized mining environment
Mining engineers with practical field experience as a front-line leader will also be considered
High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
Alberta Mine Safety Association (AMSA) certification is required upon hire
Supervise work performed, provide mentorship, and manage performance, to a multi-skilled workforce within the context of the collective agreement
Ensure compliance with all workplace rules, procedures and occupational health and safety (OH&S) codes
Perform daily safety, productivity, and competency audits
Follow daily work priorities set by mine planning and management to execute the weekly plan to meet the required dig locations for the shovel fleet and sustain improvement initiatives
Monitor assigned work areas such as shovel pits, haul roads, placement areas, mine dewatering, mine power distribution, and contractor management to ensure resources are properly allocated to meet our goals
Work closely with shift trainers to ensure skill sets and training requirements are being met
Verify the completion of work assignments and investigate incidents and near misses with a view toward positive action through mentoring, training, or equipment setup
Support mine operations technical support groups (mine planning, survey, geotechnical, geology) as needed
Location and other Key Details:
You will work out of our Base Plant Mine in
The shift schedule is a six days on/six days off rotation (three days on, three nights on, six days off; 12-hour shifts)
This position is safety sensitive
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 competitive housing assistance to eligible individuals
Suncor's operations include oil sands development, production and upgrading; offshore oil and gas; petroleum refining in Canada and the U.S.; and the company's Petro-Canada retail and wholesale distribution networks (including Canada's Electric Highway™, a coast-to-coast network of fast-charging electric vehicle stations). Suncor is developing petroleum resources while advancing the transition to a low-emissions future through investment in power, renewable fuels and hydrogen.
With a strong strategy for growth and our long-standing approach to sustainability, operational excellence, capital discipline and technology and innovation, Suncor offers a solid foundation for you to continue building your career. We offer rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions – all of which means tremendous potential for your future. We are focused on deepening our commitment to inclusion and diversity and creating a respectful workplace.
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 have numerous employee inclusion networks to help foster an inclusive and respectful culture and drive positive change within Suncor. Current networks include both workplace inclusion networks (focusing on inclusion and respect for all), and identity-focused networks (focusing on building community and a sense of belonging and allyship). Through the Journey of Reconciliation, we are progressing the way we think and act to build greater mutual trust and respect with the Indigenous Peoples in Canada. Please note we will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request.