Working at Syncrude: What your colleagues say

“Syncrude’s safety standards are better than other sites I’ve worked on and their operating systems for shutdowns are very effective — I like that.  Syncrude also has excellent relationships with the Building Trades unions and it values the quality craftsmanship that our members offer.”

-          Mark, Journeyman Boilermaker

I’ve been coming to Syncrude since 1983 keep coming back because it is a leader in the industry, has a good work environment and good people working there.  Syncrude also has the best scaffolding.”

-          Grant, Journeyman Boilermaker

“The people at Syncrude are welcoming, my job in the Turnaround Logistics group allows me to interact with many different folks, and the safety intervention program is great.”

-          Holly, Labourer

“I like that I work with people and not for people — at Syncrude, you’re a team member.  The atmosphere, the commitment to safety and the people make Syncrude a great place to work.”

-          Anthony, Operating Engineer

Syncrude is recognized as a leader in the way it treats tradespeople, by offering a safe jobsite with good working conditions and accommodations.”

-          Warren Fraleigh, Executive Director, Building Trades ofAlberta


“Syncrude has been the single best customer for the Building Trades unions since I first worked on the initial construction of the Syncrude plant in the 1970s.”

-          Robert Blakely, Canadian Operating Officer, Canada’s Building Trades Unions