Maintenance Ready for Operations – Maintenance Planner

Oil & Gas
Lloydminster, Saskatchewan
Job ID:
Mohit Sisodyia

Our client, one of Canada’s largest integrated oil companies has an immediate need for two (2) Maintenance Ready for Operations – Maintenance Planners to join their team in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan.  This would be a 1 year contract position with a good chance of extension.  This is office based position and it is expected that the selected candidate will either be local to Lloydminster or relocate there for the duration of the contract.

The Planner will be providing planning support to the Lloydminster Heavy Oil and Gas (HOG), Maintenance Ready for Operations (M-RFO) team. The M-RFO process establishes proactive maintenance programs in step with Thermal and Raw Water project execution. The scope of the M-RFO team is expanding to include MOCs and existing thermal facilities. M-RFO Planning objectives are achieved in alignment and through collaboration with Thermal Maintenance Planning.

This position:

  • Is based in Lloydminster and is an office position.
  • Reports to the M-RFO team lead.
  • Will require occasional site visits to Operational facilities.

Core Responsibilities:

Support the creation of the SAP Hierarchy

  • Audit the SAP hierarchy and resolve discrepancies.
  • Lead and or assist in the development, creation, and optimization of SAP Plant Maintenance in alignment with corporate maintenance and planning standards
  • Leverage trade specialists as required to complete scope; collaborate with required stakeholders
  • Build Maintenance Plans, Items and Task Lists; preserve and restore
  • Build time based and conditions based Preserve Task Lists
  • Build Operator Performed Maintenance Task Lists
  • Define Assemblies, create Material Masters and Equipment BOMs; assignment in SAP
  • Roll out SAP Maintenance Plans, Items and Task Lists to the facility Maintenance and Operation Teams.
  • Training of facility Maintenance Planner
  • Reporting of planned costs by project
  • Lead and assist in the definition of Assembly creation, assignment in SAP
  • Lead and assist in the development / creation of Material Masters and Equipment BOMs; assignment in SAP
  • Lead and assist in the evaluation of critical spares
  • Leverage trade specialists as required to complete scope; collaborate with required stakeholders
  • Identify failures modes and associated critical spares; define maintenance strategy
  • Create Material Masters and Equipment BOMs with critical identification; assignment in SAP
  • Lead Review and Acceptance of critical spares lists and maintenance strategy with facility Maintenance and Operations Teams
  • Identify warehouse preservation requirements for critical spares
  • Build warehouse preservation maintenance plans, items, and task lists
  • Ensure processes are carried out effectively and drive continuous improvement.
  • Lead or support continuous improvement initiatives
  • Lead or support the development of new or modification of existing procedures and work instructions
  • Support department initiatives as needed

Job requirements:

  • Journeyman Instrumentation and/or Electrician with inter-provincial red seal (or eligibility for designation)
  • Minimum of 3-6 years related maintenance experience in the oil and gas, petrochemical, pulp and paper or power generation industries
  • Experience / working knowledge within a Centralized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), e.g. SAP PM, Maximo
  • Plant Maintenance and Materials Management SAP modules or equivalent CMMS
  • Maintenance planning experience on electrical and/or instrumentation equipment; experience in developing / building maintenance plans, items, and task lists.
  • Experience with instrumentation work order execution, task list scoping, equipment troubleshooting
  • A good understanding and working knowledge of:
  • Pressure equipment, rotating, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and controls equipment,
  • Various engineered drawings and documents, e.g. P&IDs, single lines drawings, datasheets, equipment manuals
  • Strong computer skills with MS Office suite
  • Professional and personable individual who:
  • Is organized and able to prioritize
  • Is able to exercise attention to detail
  • Works well in a team as well as individually to achieve results in a busy environment with multiple stakeholders
  • Is a fast learner with the ability to develop and enhance new ideas
  • Possesses strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Is efficiency focused and can identify and implement improvements to enhance work execution and/or operational integrity
  • Is safety, reliability and cost efficiency focused
  • Safety certifications as stipulated by our client

Nice to have:

  • SAP training/certification
  • Experience / familiarity with:
  • Thermal operations
  • Facility operation and maintenance
  • Applicable energy codes, standards, regulations, and acts
  • Good working knowledge and experience with CMMS Scheduling System, e.g. GWOS, Primavera
  • Experience in Reliability Centered Maintenance
  • Working knowledge of Project Development and Execution (PDE) and Management of Change (MOC) processes
  • Understanding of corporate procurement and materials management practices

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