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Millwright Apprentice
Millwright Apprentice (Former Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB18 October 2017
Work was minimal, not much was learned. They lack support for their new hires. The busing system is terrible. I will never return to work for Suncor, I was discouraged from being productive because there was "no point"
Pros
Met some good people
Cons
The busing system, parking
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Great company
liaison contact for clients in Latin America (Former Employee) –  Mississauga, ON16 October 2017
very nice environment to work in and very professional. made many good friends. a very well organized company for training, providing the necessary equipment to succeed.
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Open pit mining
Heavy Equipment Operator (Former Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB15 October 2017
Suncor has a very thorough training program and safety is the number one priority. The schedule is 3 days 3 nights and 6 off. I learned a lot but the schedule was not desirable for me as we were always coming off of night shift.
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Great Place
Business Analyst (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB10 October 2017
A fantastic place to work at with reliable coworkers who will help you grow and develop towards your future aspirations. there are plenty of opportunities to advance and grow. If you are interested in perusing this career path, this is a wonderful organization to do so.
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good company
Heavy equipment operator (Current Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB8 October 2017
i real like suncor energy the company is wall balance and treat their employee with respect and rewarded them with good compassion.i real recommend the suncor to anyone that wish to work in oil sends .
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Valuable and well rounded experience gained
Project Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB21 September 2017
This company is a great place to learn, grow and gain cooperate experience. I was fortunate to have a wonderful mentor and would recommend this company to anyone.
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Too many silos and very little acountability.
Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB19 September 2017
Suncor base plant operates too many silos and there is very little accountability across the board, especially higher up. Suncor also restricts where you can apply with in company and may lay you off in the end after restricting your options, even if your house burnt down in the fires. Good money, painful to work for if you take pride in your work.
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Dynamic & organized
Mechanical Engineer (Former Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB18 September 2017
High corporate culture, place of learning & self improvement, Co-operative & opportunity of having different type of training. A good place of gathering practical Experience.
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FIFO Great Work-Life Balance
Process (Contact) Engineer - Fort Hills (Former Employee) –  Buffalo, AB13 September 2017
FIFO opportunities (7x7) provide a great work and life balance. Currently in transition to become a very procedural and standardized company to compete with the International industry. Training programs are sufficient and comprehensive, management structure is top heavy with far too much management.
Pros
Excellent camp accomodations and work-life balance on 7x7
Cons
12 hour shifts, below average benefits and compensation
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Good company to work for
Extraction Warehouse Unit Leader (Former Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB25 August 2017
Suncor overall is a good company to work for. There are lots of good people that really work at getting things done. If only the management of the company would take a step back listen and implement what the workers are suggesting it would be a much more efficient and productive company.
Pros
very well compensated
Cons
Poor management
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Good Company to work for
Procurement Specialist (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB22 August 2017
They provide free training in all aspects. You need free time to look for what you want to learn in their portal. In some areas people are extremely busy while in some others you will see people relaxing.
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productive and fun workplace with leisure off work activities in camp
Contractor (Former Employee) –  Fort McKay, AB15 August 2017
Subcontracted and very disconnected from client as a laborer. Work your hours without a poisonous attitude and you'll do fine, many things to keep your mind off the long terms at work away from home if you take advantage of the facilities off work leisure activities.
Pros
Good meals, good wages, training paid (when provided)
Cons
Bad management/co-workers at times, If you aren't part of the work friend club... good luck!
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You will have to learn a lot
Plant Engineer (Former Employee) –  Mississauga, ON10 August 2017
Interned there. Fairly difficult job but staff is helpful. You will need to apply mechanical engineering concepts learned in school. The pay is really good for an internship in Mississauga.
Pros
Good pay
Cons
No social culture
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Good people, competevive benefits.
Reliability- Shovels (Current Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB1 August 2017
Learned a great deal while working for Suncor. Times are changing and safety is still very important. Suncor remains focused on the safety of their employees and strives to maintain world class strategies for production, maintenance and safety.
Pros
Great people
Cons
Some shifts are difficult to get used to.
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Very relaxing
General Card Administrator (Card Operations) (Former Employee) –  Oakville, ON27 July 2017
Alot of older people that don't want to be there just waiting to get packaged out. Salary is very good, good benefits, stocks option.

Pretty relaxing job!
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Fun and enjoyable place to work at.
Electrical Apprentice (Former Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB24 July 2017
The long hours you work during shutdowns.

The income this company provides is great.

Workplace culture is pretty good. Everyone is willing to help out when you ask for help.
Pros
Good Safety
Cons
Long Hours
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Great Benefits
Maintenance Planning and Process Governance (Former Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB24 July 2017
Very good company with a strong safety culture. Mid-level management is extremely competent and are excellent colleagues to work with. However over past 5 years the big corporate culture has started to dominate,
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Suncor is pioneer of oil sands company very bright future
Rotating Specialist (Former Employee) –  Fort McMurray, AB21 July 2017
I have a proud to work with Suncor Energy Inc.
Suncor is a company that compensates well and has a great work life balance but does not provide much opportunity for growth and always stay under fear.
Pros
Good people
Cons
poor management
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Limited growth opportunities
Project Manager (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB19 July 2017
Suncor still recognizes and promotes based on politics, who you know and relationships with very little consideration for performance, potential and work ethic.

Management is typically skilled when contributing personally to work with little to no aptitude for leading and developing teams. Leader turnover is constant.
Pros
Great salary
Cons
Leaders have limited skills for making decisions or developing their teams.
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Great place to work
Asset & Operation Strategy Development Leader (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB13 July 2017
The company gives you what you want to accomplish your work. You can make sure that working there, you will have the support from your management. There are few things that can be improved as all organizations.
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