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Mine Equipment Maintenance Shift Supervisor

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Location: Alberta, Canada

Closing Date: December 2, 2015



Reporting to the Mine Equipment Manager, this position is accountable for managing (within the guidelines and policies of Suncor) all aspects of the business required in the safe execution of cost effective maintenance of Mine Equipment Maintenance (MEM).


  • Ensure that a disciplined approach to safety is present in the shift maintenance group
  • Ensure the administration of the Collective Agreement and personnel policies occurs in a fair and consistent manner
  • Hold monthly shift safety meetings with applicable employees as per procedure/agenda with review and follow up on items raised to ensure remedial action is taken
  • Adhere to all permit and lockout procedures
  • Effectively investigate all incidents of bodily injury and property damage, and follow up to prevent re-occurrence of same, produce top quality incident reports in a timely manner. Identify and report hazards and potential hazards, and discuss same with shift members
  • On a daily basis set work expectations and work performance levels with employees with timely and meaningful feedback
  • Perform the functions within the SAP computerized maintenance system to correctly document, approve, and assign the work that is performed on shift
  • Perform Program Maintenance work that is assigned by Planning and Scheduling to be performed on shift


Suncor is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

Education and Experience:

  • Must have a Grade 12 or GED
  • A Heavy Equipment Technician Alberta Journeyman or Red Seal certification
  • Experience in a maintenance (equipment) environment with a minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience
  • A good working knowledge of computers and computerized maintenance management systems (SAP preferred)
  • Valid driver’s license

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, administrative and leadership skills
  • Motivation and ability to work well independently or within a team environment
  • Excellent supervisory skills and the ability to develop positive working relations across a multitude of business units


  • This position is located in Fort McMurray, Alberta
  • If you reside elsewhere, relocation of your primary residence to within 60 km of Fort McMurray is mandatory. Relocation support will be provided.
  • Suncor offers highly competitive housing assistance and retention programs to eligible candidates
  • There are positions open in different areas of MEM


Go ahead. Expect growth. We want you to have a job you’re genuinely excited about – as well as opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others. 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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Suncor Energy is a sustainably operated Canadian integrated energy company. Our company combines a leading position in oil sands with complementary operations in refining and marketing, North American natural gas production and conventional oil production internationally and offshore East Coast Canada.

At Suncor, we operate our businesses reliably and efficiently with an emphasis on employee safety and a number of initiatives aimed at ensuring a safe and healthy environment. Suncor is also committed to contributing to the well-being of the communities where we operate – including yours.

Our use of innovative technology has made us an industry leader in the energy business – and with a strong strategy for growth, Suncor offers a solid foundation for you to continue building your career.As an employer, Suncor is one of the best companies in Canada, providing tremendous future potential where talented people thrive. As our business evolves, so do our employment opportunities. Our work culture includes a dynamic mix of newcomers and experienced professionals, with a diversity of skills and expertise from all parts of Canada.

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