Maintenance Technician

NL, Canada
Posted On Sep 8 2020 Oct 8 2020

Why you should join us:


Do you have experience and skill in providing maintenance and control systems support? We want to talk to you! Reporting to the Electrical and Instrumentation Supervisor, you will ensure our instrument control and safety systems equipment is safely and effectively maintained in line with Terra Nova expectations. You will collaborate with other team members aboard our Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) facility, ensuring safe and efficient operations.


You will use your expertise to:


Maintain the integrity and perform safe and efficient maintenance of all instrumentation and control systems and equipment

Respond quickly and effectively to problems and breakdowns

Capture data in support of equipment condition monitoring

Plan, coordinate and communicate daily instrumentation maintenance activities

Adhere to the permit to work system while carrying out maintenance activities

Participate as a part of an offshore emergency response team

Report all accidents, near misses and hazardous conditions

We’d like to review your application if you have…


Must-haves (minimum requirements):


Five or more years of instrumentation experience in an industrial environment, preferably in an offshore oil and gas environment

Experience downloading, testing, commissioning and troubleshooting control system hardware and software modifications (Bailey INFI 90 control systems is preferred)

Instrumentation technologist certificate or instrumentation and controls designer or engineer with relevant post-secondary diploma (e.g. chemical engineering technologist, petroleum technologist) or

Valid Journeyman Instrumentation Certificate or an Interprovincial Red Seal Journeyman Instrument Certificate; attach your Journeyman / Red Seal ticket with your application

Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:


  • A working knowledge of programmable logic controls (PLC), emergency control systems, fire and gas and distributed control systems
  • Strong knowledge of design, implementation, maintenance of control system logic and equipment
  • Proficient working with a computerized maintenance management system
  • An understanding of control of work processes and systems
  • Effective communication and conflict resolution skills (written, oral and computer)
  • Collaboration skills in order to achieve the best results and deliver the most value

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other meaningful information:


  • You will work onboard the Terra Nova FPSO, transportation to / from the FPSO is provided from St. John’s, Newfoundland
  • As this an offshore position, you will be required to maintain mandatory training and certification for continued offshore work
  • The shift schedule is a 21 days on / 21 days off rotation, 12-hour shifts
  • This position is safety sensitive
  • Pay rate in accordance with Appendix A of the Collective Agreement between Terra Nova Employers’ Organization and Unifor Local 2121
  • Qualified residents of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador will be given first consideration in the staffing of this position
  • This position will remain open for applicants until November 26, 2019

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 – 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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