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An exciting workplace to learn new things
Document Control Coordinator (Former Employee), Fort McMurray, AlbertaMarch 3, 2015
Pros: free souvenirs
Cons: no job security
Fast-paced environment dealing with documentations in oil and gas industry. This is a new experience for me working in documentations providing information to stakeholders; business units, construction teams, contractors and engineering groups. Coordination with all cross-functional teams. I had fun working with the team with the advantage of learning so much from this industry.
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A rewarding challenge
3rd Class Power Engineer/ Student Operator Trainee (Current Employee), Fort McMurray, ABMarch 3, 2015
A challenging and rewarding work place, especially in U1. The people are great to work with and support you to become a strong leader.
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Typical Day at Work
Maintenance Engineer Co-op (Former Employee), Fort McMurray, ABMarch 2, 2015
Start with daily team meeting to get an update of current auxiliary mining equipment statuses (dozers, excavators etc.) and discuss tasks for the day and updates on ongoing projects. Develop weekly report of Key Performance Indicators of all auxiliary assets for key stakeholders on the cross functional team. Performed failure analysis of failed machine components and supported maintenance staff in servicing the units.
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Very Good
Quality Assurance Analyst (Former Employee), Calgary, ABMarch 2, 2015
Pros: Good salary
Cons: No job security
A very good company to start your career.. Big name and good salary. Get a work experience in this company and increase your market value.
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Loved Suncor
Solution Designer (Solution Architect) (Former Employee), CalgaryFebruary 26, 2015
Pros: pretty much everything except not the best pay rate
Cons: pay rate towards the lower end of market
The only slightly negative thing I can say about my time at Suncor was that the pay rate was at the lower end of the then current market rates.

But, I got to work on great projects, had a great manager, worked with some fabulous people and was allowed (encouraged even!) to do what I do well.
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Good work life balance!
Quality Assurance (Former Employee), Calgary, ABFebruary 25, 2015
Pros: work culture
Cons: the performance management tool could be onerous
The safety culture within this company, I believe is one of the best. All meetings started with a safety topic. That is a part of Operational Excellence. I had a few opportunities to present safety topics.
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Good strategy company
Project Manager (Current Employee), Calgary, ABFebruary 22, 2015
work varies time to time. high load to low load
the management varies, personally it gets better the higher the chain you go.
Suncor is a multi-culture organisation. the kind of people you work vary - from fun intelligent staff to not so intelligent
The hardest part of the job is uncertainty. The management time to time lack the vision and as such make it difficult for the staff to figure out what to work on as a priority.
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Administrative Assistant (Former Employee), Fort McMurray, ABFebruary 18, 2015
I enjoyed my job as shift clerk with Suncor. I worked 6 days off for 6. 12 hour shifts. I worked with two different shifts and 60 supervisors, 15 managers.
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Excellent environment
Project Analyst (Co-op) (Former Employee), Calgary, ABFebruary 15, 2015
Amazing place to learn and grow. Suncor has many online training available to their employees for free of cost. I highly recommend taking them.
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fun work place
Janitor (Former Employee), Fort McMurray, ABFebruary 3, 2015
Pros: free food
Cons: long hours
learned a lot about how people communicate very well and play a team role, had a good management ever. working at that was company un forgettable
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Excellent Experience
Power Enginner (Former Employee), Fort McMurray, ABFebruary 2, 2015
Pros: excellent experience
Cons: long hours
For those looking to gain experience in the environmental industry Hatfiled is an excellent company. This company covers many aspects of environemental work and offers all to its employees.
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Working in one of the leading Oil and gas industry in Canada
Retail Analyst (Former Employee), Mississauga,OntarioFebruary 2, 2015
Pros: great industry to work with
- Professional environment
- Multi tasking and roles
- Development plans for continuous upgrade
- Challenging tasks
- Various IT learning skills and software environments.
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Supportive team to work with
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee), Calgary, ABFebruary 2, 2015
Pros: great people with lots of opportunity
Cons: each business unit can be completely different
I learned how to really enjoy working in a team setting. The people are what make a company. When there is great Management people want to go above and beyond because they feel appreciated. I enjoyed all the activities and benefits offered for team building each year. Overall great company to work for.
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Fast paced interesting work place
Chemist/Chemical Section Supervisor (Former Employee), Sarnia, ONJanuary 30, 2015
Fast paced
Instrument calibration and operation
Excellent with a few bad ones.
Over all good
Time constraint. Meeting deadline
Something new quite often
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Power Eng (Former Employee), Fort McMurray, ABJanuary 27, 2015
Long Days at work but the money made up for them
i learned a lot that they don't teach in class
management are great people
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Good place to work.
Field Engineering Manager - Fort Hills Project (Current Employee), Fort McMurray, ABJanuary 22, 2015
Good place to work. Good management and staff. Good peers and co-workers. Exciting and interesting projects. Challenging yet enjoyable. Living in camp can be a challenge and due to this the balance between work and family can be difficult. Overall very good place to work.
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A great company to work for
Senior Advisor, Auditor, (Lead) Project Engineer (Current Employee), Calgary, ABJanuary 22, 2015
Pros: a lot of team players
Cons: some mean people
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No too bad company
Sr. Mechanical Reliability Engineer (Current Employee), Fort McMurray, ABJanuary 18, 2015
It is good company to work for. It was a great experience but people are people wherever you go. Overall it good company. The pension and saving plan surprised me.
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great environment to work in
Bilingual Biofuels Analyst (Current Employee), Mississauga, ONJanuary 14, 2015
Pros: benefits
Cons: none that i have come across
Great people, open minded management, just an overall great place to work
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work environment was supportive
E&I Reliability Engineering Co-Op (Former Employee), Fort McMurray, ABJanuary 14, 2015
Excellent co-worker and supervisor
Hands-on learning experience
Great salary and benefits
Different types of projects and work
Supportive team members
Good management for projects
Well described work experience
Learnt how to communicate and finish work on time

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About Suncor

The skeptics said Canada's oil sands could never be developed commercially. In 1967, Suncor Energy proved them wrong; the perseverance, – Read more