Reporting to the lead mechanical specialist, static, your knowledge and experience will be used to identify and mitigate potential safety, reliability, maintainability, or operational problems and to ensure safe, reliable, and efficient operation of our pressure equipment assets. In this role, you will develop and maintain technical specifications and guidelines, support design of new assets and projects, and provide overall technical leadership.
Apply design knowledge and expertise to stationary equipment (tank, heat exchanger, pressure vessel, process fired heater, and piping) to identify and mitigate potential reliability, safety, maintainability, or operational problems and ensure safe, reliable, and efficient operation
Provide technical direction and collaborate with all business units and operating sites, or other engineering groups to solve engineering problems
Participate in failure investigations and root cause analysis of discrete events
Review and trend failure patterns to identify common root causes
Perform engineering analysis for new designs, repairs, modifications, or determination of fitness-for-service
Review engineering deliverables produced by other Suncor engineers, engineering firms, and vendors for scopes related to fixed equipment
Use risk reviews, management of change processes and other safety checks to properly manage risks
Create continuous improvement recommendations to improve asset capability, safety, and operability through elimination of bad actors and/or improved equipment or component selection and innovation
Ensure Suncor or industry lessons learned are shared and incorporated in designs and practices.
Keep up-to-date with current industry practices, technologies, and methodologies
Review and approve technical decisions or deviations to Suncor specifications
Provide support to projects on the selection of appropriate technologies, equipment, tools, materials and systems
Participate in reviews and audits of critical designs and equipment to ensure compliance with Suncor engineering standards, criteria, design philosophy, specifications and deliverables
Experience and Education:
15 years of maintenance and/or reliability experience with pressure equipment in the oil and gas industry
Bachelor degree in mechanical engineering
Registered as a Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)
Possess a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
Skills and Knowledge:
Knowledge of static equipment design, damage mechanisms, and inspection and repair strategies, including assessment of fitness-for-service
Familiar with API, ASME, NACE, CSA, and other relevant codes and standards, as well as jurisdictional and legal requirements for pressure equipment
Strong computer skills, specifically Microsoft Office, and working knowledge of SAP and Livelink is preferred; knowledge of specialized engineering software is an asset
Effective communicator, capable of understanding, anticipating and responding to the needs of the engineering and operations groups and building effective relationships with these groups.
Leadership, mentorship, and influencing skills will be required to provide strong technical direction to customers
Continually seek greater knowledge about the systems, processes and hazards in the workplace, in order to understand not just what you do but why you do it
Demonstrate a continuous improvement mindset, pursuing operational excellence through a disciplined process to improve effectiveness, efficiency and sustainment of processes and services
This is a Calgary-based office role with regular working hours
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
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