Maintenance Planner

Job Description

Employment :Contract
# of Openings :1
Classification :Maintenance|Specialist|Trades Industry:Mining|Specialist|Trades

DESIGN GROUP STAFFING is currently searching for a MAINTENANCE PLANNER to work a year-long contract at BONNYVILLE, AB (Cold Lake)

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NO relocation or travel assistance for non-local applicants

Work schedule Mon-Thurs 9 hours, Friday 8 hours, every other Friday off

Job Description:

Instrumentation/Electrical Planner to develop scope/resources/materials required to complete work requests for maintenance activities

MAIN FUNCTIONS To be responsible for the planning and scheduling of all Maintenance activities. Should have good understanding of safety, health, and environmental requirements (SHE), work selection criteria, work planning, norms estimating, procurement practices, business practices and controls, contractor interface awareness, development of job packs, etc. Skilled in scheduling work tasks to ensure efficient resource utilization, excellent coordination between operations (equipment readiness / permitting), material availability, construction equipment support, and labor crew (skills) composition and assignment.  Typical Job Positions may include: Maintenance Planner / Scheduler, Maintenance Lead, Planner/Scheduler. TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Demonstrates SAFETY is the top priority • Participates in planning with Core/Work Teams • Plans and schedules any Routine Maintenance work required  • Works with Planner in developing schedule, cost estimates and equipment planning for Routine work to be accomplished during the Turnaround window • Able to plan complex job and develop resource plan with Scheduler, Execution lead, and Operations across all disciplines. Able to identify and monitor critical and sub-critical paths for major events.  • Able to apply advanced functions of Planning & Estimating Tools, as applicable to the position. Able to educate field execution personnel on look-ahead schedules, and help ensure timely work progression.  • Able to provide input to maintenance work Contracting/Procurement strategy and steward to that plan.  • Able to resolve scheduling issues, including: Negative Float, Out-of-sequence updates, resource overloads, scope change, progress validation, etc.  • Able to develop a complete job plan with materials, resources and timeline. • Able to provide input into material of construction selection and management. • Able to plan, estimate, track and schedule Field Order Changes (FCO's). • Able to apply planning logic, such as, lead, lag, critical path and milestones. • Able to adequately assess work contingencies with schedule impact, lead coordination activity between teams should contingencies arise. 


• 10+ years of closely related professional experience  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering within an applicable discipline, appropriate certification(s) within discipline, or equivalent professional experience  • Good verbal and written communication skills; ability to clearly and concisely convey recommendations to management  • Ability to adapt to tight deadlines, heavy workloads, and frequent changes in priorities  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs  • Proficient in selected scheduling and planning software • Demonstrates good leadership skills in Work Team meetings to remove barriers and steward action items and cost profile to work plan and cost estimates.


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About Design Group Staffing

Design Group Staffing Inc. is one of the largest suppliers of contract, temporary and full-time professionals in Canada. Founded in 1976, our firm specializes in providing engineering, technical and technical sales roles in Construction, EPCM, Manufacturing, Mining, Oil & Gas and Architecture & Design, as well as specialist roles in Real Estate Development and Property Management across Canada. As Recruitment Specialists, we stand out by creating an exceptional experience for candidates and client companies. Our process allows us to get to know the best talent, understand their needs, and find matches that lead to success.

Design Group Staffing Inc. is ISO 9001 Certified and has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and has held Platinum Status since 2005. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Design Group Staffing Inc. employs over 350 recruitment professionals who place thousands of quality candidates per year. With offices across Canada, we understand industry challenges that are unique to each region and offer both national reach and local knowledge.

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