Search Jobs


Contract: Maintenance Planner/Scheduler III / Alberta

This job has expired or may no longer be taking applications, but other similar jobs are available.
 Click here to shortlist this job 1-CLICK Apply With Employer or Register Now
Location: Alberta

Job Title: Maintenance Planner/Scheduler III
Location: Fort McMurray, AB
Rotation: 14/14 (Flights provided)
Contract Length: TBD
Rate: Competitive


Develops detail job plans for mechanical resources according to turnaround schedules and work lists. Develops field execution work planning packages for mechanical resources engaged in repairs and construction of fixed equipment, electrical, instrumentation, rotating equipment, analyzers, and other related equipment.


  • Develops detailed job plans that include the following steps, durations, material, and equipment needs and cost estimates:
O Resource requirements
o Safety Plans
o Efficient job tasking to guide field crews
o Repair procedures
o Associated drawings and specifications
o Sequence of scheduling
o Material & equipment needs
o Gantt chart for complete job
o Total hours
o Cost estimate

  • Coordinate planning resources in accordance with turnaround specifications, cost estimates, schedules, safety requirement, quality requirements, various procedures, standards, practices, etc.
  • Work with the Scheduler and execution to provide general coordination and monitor the progress of turnaround activities per the job plans and worklists
  • Communicate daily with execution supervision during various phases of the turnaround to understand effectiveness of plan,
  • Adjust plans with feedback from execution
  • Walk down Job Packages and verify with prints and drawings
  • Perform pre-start up safety review
  • Create punch lists from pre-start up safety reviews
  • Confirm with execution the progress of key turnaround milestones
  • Develop detailed milestone plans and submits to scheduler
  • Include job plans for resources to support operations shutdown and start up plans
  • Perform critical and near critical path analysis
  • Work directly with scheduler to finalize and optimize integrated event or turnaround schedule
  • Validate work steps and durations with team members and contractors
  • Participate in Integrated Event and turnaround reviews (IR/TR’s) and reports per Turnaround Milestone Schedule
  • Prepare review documentation
  • Participate in planning and scheduling Peer Assists
  • Verify the following are completed:
    o Contractor execution of plan (work packages)
    o Bid Award contracts
    o Contractor selection and evaluation
    o Long lead and short term materials are ordered
    o Open work orders for disciplines as required by plans
    o Maintain a logistics and security plan
    o Develop a site mobilization / preparation plan and demobilization plan, including remove surplus materials and temporary trailers
    o Conduct post turnaround walk through
    o Incorporate of best practices and MEV technologies
  • Verify effective communications are maintained during various phases of turnaround including:
    o Scope changes
    o Field change orders
    o Budgets
    o Critical Path
    o Utilization of contractors
    o Progressing and look-ahead schedules
  • Steward schedules and updates throughout the process
  • Prepare package tasking details to guide field crews to perform safe and efficient field repairs



  • Previous experience in a closely related position

  • Extensive knowledge of various mechanical skills (pipe fitting, welding, boiler making, electrical, rotating equipment, instrumentation, X-ray techniques and interpretation)

  • Proficient in reading mechanical drawings, blueprints, isometrics, P&IDs

  • Ability to understand field changes and red-line drawings

  • Intermediate skills in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook, SAP

  • Familiar with MOC process and PSSR (pre-startup safety reviews) process

  • Basic safety training and/or site-specific training

  • Demonstrate understanding of and verify compliance with safety standards, work practices, work permit requirements, and various safety systems

  • Trained to safely access field areas to observe work being performed

  • Trained/fit-tested on usage of SCBA (self-contained breathing apparatus) equipment and various respirators as needed

  • Trained to access scaffolds and ladders using fall protection PPE as needed

  • Physically fit

How to Apply

© All rights reserved, 2001 - 2023