Health & Safety Advisor

  • Suncor
  • Commerce City, Colorado
Full time Health & safety

Job Description

Are you looking for a unique opportunity to directly influence the health & safety culture at our Commerce City refinery? Join us to support our Journey to Zero safety initiative.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with a dynamic team of highly dedicated and committed professionals in support of our operations. You will be responsible for supporting the development, implementation, and sustainment of Health and Safety (H&S) and emergency management solutions.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Five years of health and safety experience within the oil and gas industry

  • A post-secondary education in Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S), Environmental Science. Industrial Hygiene, or equivalent education

  • Experience conducting hazard assessments, incident investigations, analyses, audits and self-assessments

  • Intermediate to advanced level proficiency with Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint and Excel

  • A valid driver’s with a driving record acceptable to Suncor

  • A valid passport, as international travel may be required


  • Collaborate with all levels of leadership to support the design of facility H&S programs, procedures, safe work practices, orientations, campaigns, etc.

  • Interpret and apply federal and local health and safety regulations that govern the activities, products and services to assist leaders in reflecting due diligence in decision-making

  • Conduct incident investigations and provide incident owners with a full debrief in findings with a continuous improvement mindset to provide solutions to prevent potential issues in the future

  • Perform incident root cause analysis and mentor owners in cause and corrective action

  • Support capital projects and other engineering projects while you ensure compliance with our standards and federal and local regulatory requirements

  • Lead contractor safety through site-based kick-off meetings and field validations of contractor hazard assessments

  • Perform technical writing functions that include editing processes, procedures, plans and reports.

Location and other Key Details:

  • You will work out of our Commerce City refinery, located at 5801 Brighton Blvd. 

  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs, including being on-call as appropriate and potentially working night shifts as necessary during large scale outages, turnarounds, and/or emergencies

  • You will be required to use ladders and work on elevated work sites such as scaffolds and towers with the ability to perform in a variety of different environments both indoor and outdoor as well as within confined spaces.

Salary/Hourly Rate and Compensation Details:

  • $74,720 - $88,000 annual salary

  • Competitive base salary and other compensation programs

  • Work/Life balance, including a generous vacation program

  • Competitive benefits programs offering choice and flexibility

  • Generous pension and 401(k) savings plan.

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