100s of job openings at Fort Hills – the largest undeveloped oil sands project

Fort Hills is likely to have enough juice to stay operational for more than 50 years. This means the site will be creating new job opportunities from full operations to construction.

During the construction period of Fort Hills it is expected that large number of job openings will be there. The main contractors mentioned below will be creating and dealing with the employment opportunities created and the news is they are hiring now. Click below to apply!

Fort Hills is actually a joint venture between some of the biggest name in the industry like Suncor, Teck Resources and Total, with Suncor being the site operator. We will give you the link to some recent job openings below but first a little more about the project.

Fort Hills is a camp based setup with brand-new lodgings for both contractors and employees. Most of the employees will be flows to and from work on company’s privately operated airline. Other facilities at camp include

  • Gym
  • Theatre
  • Games room
  • Convenience store
  • Golf simulator
  • Chef prepared meals
  • Cafeteria
  • And more…

Suncor is currently hiring directly for the following positions for Fort Hills,

Area Manager, Mine Equipment Maintenance

Candidates must have five or more years of supervisory experience, 10 or more years in a mining or heavy industrial environment, etc.

Shift Supervisor, Primary Extraction

In this role you will reporting to the operations manager within primary extraction, you will be responsible for coordinating and leading a team of operators and providing on-site leadership to achieve the safe and efficient operations and maintenance of the Fort Hills assets.

Shift Supervisor, Secondary Extraction

Key accountabilities would be to develop operating procedures, Initial Commissioning Package (ICP), system walk downs and commissioning and start-up activities, and all other aspects of work prior to operation.

Area Manager, Trades and Turnaround Support

Successful candidate must review job scopes to ensure there are sufficient people resources to execute planned work to meet the production targets, etc.

Area Manager, Maintenance Medium Vehicle Fleet

Successful candidate must be able to Direct and coordinate, through a team environment, all activities engaged in repair, maintenance and installation of components for the light and medium vehicle fleet and review job scopes to help prioritize work to meet the production targets.

Manager, Vehicle Fleet Maintenance

Key accountabilities include to manage, review, develop and implement preventative maintenance programs to improve reliability and availability of production assets.

Area Manager, Maintenance Mobile Cranes

Candidates must have High School Diploma, General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or equivalent. Possess a valid Driver’s License and a clean driving record, etc.

Shift Supervisor, Maintenance Secondary Extraction

You will be responsible for Reporting to the maintenance manager, secondary extraction, you will be responsible for coordinating and leading a team of maintenance technicians and providing on-site leadership to achieve the safe and efficient operations and maintenance of Fort Hills’ assets.

Planner Scheduler, Maintenance

Candidates must have three or more years of experience working in oil and gas or a similar industrial environment.

Electrician, Mobile Equipment

This position has been identified as being safety sensitive. This is a camp-based position at the Fort Hills site.

Fixed Plant Operator, Secondary Extraction

Prior to startup, your responsibilities will include  developing operations procedures, hazardous energy isolation sheets, operator rounds as well as performing commissioning and start up activities, and the execution of the operator training program, etc.

Program Manager, Mine Equipment Maintenance

Successful candidate must supervise and develop front line leadership and warranty technicians.