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.
Reporting to the Laboratory Team Lead, you will be responsible for assigned field sampling, analytical and quality control work within Suncor Energy’s MacKay River Laboratory.
The Laboratory Technician will help identify opportunities for future career development in the laboratory team and enhance technical knowledge and critical thinking.
Must possess a minimum of a two-year diploma in Chemical Technology or a Bachelor of Science from a recognized institution with a preference for a specialty in chemistry
Position requires walking distances for sampling duties in both indoor and outdoor industrial areas in all weather conditions
Must be able to lift and carry 40lbs and you may be required to stand for long periods of time
Valid, unrestricted CLASS 5 driver’s license and a clean driving record
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, excellent time management skills, and the ability to multi-task
Strong collaboration skills: you collaborate with others in order to achieve the best results and deliver the best outcome.
Performing routine and project based sampling and analytical work on petroleum and wastewater samples, following standard operating procedures in a safe and effective manner
Record and report analytical results in compliance with established QA/QC procedures
Comply with the Suncor operating and maintenance safe work practices, procedures and standards
Support the department and Suncor’s internal customers by providing analytical, instrumental, and technical problem solving
Learn and grow with the Organization.
Location and other Key Detail:
You will work out of our MacKay River site in Fort McMurray, Alberta
This is not a camp position and we are seeking a LOCAL candidate who resides in the Fort McMurray urban or rural service area on a fulltime basis
This is a 12 hour shift work position that requires rotating day and night work (additionally, ~3H round trip commute daily from/to your door)
Our business professional roles follow internal compensation guidelines, and the pay band will generally be based years of experience and scope of work.
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.