Geohazard Geologist in Fort McMurray, Canada

at Suncor Energy Services
Location Fort McMurray, Canada
Date Posted September 8, 2020
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


LOCATION: Fort McMurray, Alberta (CA-AB)
Why you should join us:
Supporting our people. Caring for our communities. Living our purpose.
With our operations declared an essential service, we are continuing to operate and are looking to fill business-critical roles at this time. We require qualified and safety-focused employees to help keep things running. In terms of our current recruitment process, we’re doing things a bit differently to adjust to our new ‘normal.’ We are using technology to conduct virtual interviews to adhere to physical distancing recommendations and we are well set up for remote onboarding and orientation.
We are bolstered by the unity across our community and the solidarity across the world. We continue to encourage you to support global efforts to limit the impact of COVID-19 with good hygiene practices, physical distancing, and with care and consideration for the people around you. For more information on how we’re responding to COVID-19, click here. #StrongerTogether
In this exciting role you will support the management of risks associated with mine pit walls through their lifecycle and devonian inflow risks within the mines. You will work within monitoring programs of Suncor’s geotechnical engineering and water resources groups. Your knowledge of design, construction and performance information of final pit walls and devonian inflow response programs will be paramount.
You will use your expertise to:
Engage and support the pit wall monitoring program
Assess and support the devonian inflow monitoring program
Provide detailed design reports for hazard identification, quality assurance and proactive risk mitigation
Assist with quality assurance management for ongoing final pit wall mining and performance instrumentation
Be collaborative and provide ongoing support within the geo services team
We’d like to review your application if you have…
Must-haves (minimum requirements):
One or more years of experience supporting an open pit mining operation
A Bachelor’s Degree of Science or Engineering degree in Geological, Mining, Civil, Materials or Environmental
Been registered, or are eligible to register, as a Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)
Strong technical, oral and written communication skills
A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity
Preference for:
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, and capability with Minescape and ARCGIS software
Ability to work independently while participating as an integral team member
A strategic perspective while having well-developed critical thinking and being able to apply logic and challenge assumptions
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, with occasional travel to Calgary, Alberta
Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday
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 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 – if it isn't safe, we don't do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our purpose 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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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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JOB CATEGORY: Engineering

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