Meet Suncor employees

Want to know what it’s really like to work at Suncor or live in the Fort McMurray area? Meet some of Suncor’s employees from the area, and hear about their experiences – from growing a career at Suncor to growing a family in this close-knit community.

Derrick Trottier

Derrick Trottier, director of reliability engineering, sees Fort McMurray as the Silicon Valley of the north for its opportunities and high-end technology.

Ana Sanchez

Ana Sanchez moved to Fort McMurray from Venezuela for an engineering job, and today is manager of TRO, the process that will shorten tailings recovery time from approximately 34 to 10 or fewer years.

Kelsey Janvier

Kelsey Janvier, supervisor of overhead doors and cranes, likes the great pay, benefits and work /life balance his role at Suncor offers.

Chad Frigon

Chad Frigon began his career at Suncor as an apprentice electrician and today is the manager of electrical instrumentation for the company’s in situ operations at McKay River.

Tom Rouse

Tom Rouse, manager of the cranes department, continues to be amazed by the size and scale of his Suncor world, from the cranes and mine equipment, to the upgrader.

Sonja Petereit

Sonja Peteriet began with Suncor as a co-op student and today is a heavy equipment operator, operating one of the biggest trucks in the world.

Amber Abram

Heavy equipment operator Amber Abram operates a shovel that moves more than 100 tons of material at a time.

Shenandoah Johns

Shenandoah Johns is the director of legal affairs for Suncor’s oil sands and in situ operations and, with husband Vince, raises four children in Fort McMurray.

Kathi Brewer-Gouthro

Today a project manager with Suncor’s Major Projects division, Kathi Brewer-Gouthro began with the company as a co-op student in 1996.

Sam Veltri

Sam Veltri is construction manager at Suncor’s Firebag in situ site. He resides in camp on-site and flies home to Ontario for his time off.

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Meet Suncor employees

Our employees are the face of Suncor. Hear them talk about life and work in the Fort McMurray area. Learn more