The Fort Hills oil sands mining project is located in Alberta’s Athabasca region, 90 kilometres north of Fort McMurray, Alta., and is recognized as one of the best undeveloped oil sands mining assets in the region. The project’s co-owners are:
The project is operated by Suncor, and is scheduled to produce first oil as early as the fourth quarter of 2017 and achieve 90% of its planned production capacity of 180,000 barrels per day within 12 months. The mine life is expected to be in excess of 50 years at the current planned production rate.
Want to learn more about the Fort Hills project? Visit the Fort Hills website.
Job opportunities at Fort Hills
Fort Hills will create work for approximately 5,000 construction workers at the peak of construction and approximately 1,600 permanent positions when the mine and bitumen production facility are fully operational.
Career opportunities at Fort Hills with Suncor
As the construction phase winds down and the operation phase begins in 2016/2017, Suncor will hire the bulk of the engineers, operations leaders, skilled trades and heavy equipment operators needed to operate the mine.
We are hiring some positions now! Visit our careers page to search for current job opportunities at Fort Hills.
Career opportunities at Fort Hills with our contractors
Our contractors are hiring for positions now! Connect with each contractor individually to find out the about job opportunities they are recruiting for at Fort Hills:
Fort Hills travel and accommodations
Fly to work on our Sunjet airline from hubs in Western Canada. You’ll arrive at our brand new lodge-style accommodations for contractors and employees of the Fort Hills project.
Our guest will enjoy modern, comfortable living quarters and fresh free meals. You will also enjoy a variety of recreational options and amenities, including:
- 2,000 guest rooms with private washrooms
- 2 movie theaters
- co-ed and women’s only fitness centers
- 2 full-sized gymnasiums
- 2 squash courts
- games room
- golf simulator
- convenience store
- laundry room
- chef prepared meals
- market-style cafeteria, and more!
Want to see more about our Fort Hills work site? Check out the photo album on our Facebook page below!