Careers at Suncor
Headquartered in Canada, their core operations focus on offshore oil and gas, petroleum, as well as their retail distribution network and EV stations.
Four core pillars provide the focus and direction for the company, these are:
- Process and personal safety management
- Environmental excellence and sustainability
If you are considering a role at Suncor Energy, we’ve put together a useful recruitment guide to provide tips and practice tests to ensure you are well prepared for the process.
Suncor Application Process
Online application and resume screening
Suncor Energy Application Process
Before applying to Suncor we first recommend you do your homework and research the company. Applications are a lot stronger when you can reflect the values and skills Suncor Energy are looking for and this will help make you stand out.
The core values you should be trying to reflect in your application are:
- Safety above all else
- Stronger together (teamwork)
- Operational discipline
- Lifelong learning
It’s also worth noting that Suncor uses third party vendors to support its recruitment process for things like online assessments and background checks. Once you’ve applied for the chosen role, you will receive email notifications from these vendors, requesting you to complete your application such as a video interview, online tests, and a background check.
Suncor online application and resume screening
To begin with, you must apply to a role online by uploading your CV and cover letter as well as additional information about your experience. You should make sure you meet the minimum skills, experience and education as Suncor Energy will not move forward with your application if you don’t.
Jobs for Suncor Energy are competitive which is why there is a thorough screening of all applications. Suncor receives a high volume of applications, so your candidacy for the role depends on the competitive pool of applicants.
Candidates with the most relevant experience will be moved onto the next stages of the recruitment process, and those who do not will be advised by email.
Suncor Aptitude Tests
If your application stands out and you meet all of the job requirements necessary for the role, you will be sent an online assessment by email (assuming your role requires testing).
The assessment consists of the following tests (role dependant):
- Suncor Hogan-Style Personality Test
- Suncor Deductive Reasoning Test
- Suncor Numerical reasoning
- Suncor Situational Judgement
- Suncor Spatial Reasoning
If you fail to perform well in these tests, your application will be rejected. If you wish to apply again, you will need to wait a certain amount of time before being eligible to retake the tests.
Suncor Hogan-Style Personality Test
The Hogan-Style personality test assesses your personality in the workplace and if you have the right traits and characteristics to succeed in Suncor’s work culture.
The test is useful to predict your potential performance based on your key strengths, weaknesses, problem-solving skills and core values. Personality skills Suncor might look for include team orientation, stress tolerance and attention to detail.
Suncor Deductive Reasoning Test
The deductive reasoning tests are assessments for logical problem-solving skills and a candidate’s ability to think logically and methodically. The multiple-choice questions are timed, so you will need a balance of accuracy and speed to do well in the test.