Maintenance Engineer - Tailing- FIFO JOB ID 583

WestCorp Solutions is seeking a Maintenance Engineer with a mechanical background, to support our Client in Northern Alberta.


· Daily mechanical engineering support for all Tailings Assets including spools, barges, valves, pumps, etc.

· Coordinates scheduling of planned LSD and Non-Destructive Evaluation work, creates notifications, & updates schedules.

· Performs pre-LSD field walkdowns of lines.

· Responds to Quality Assurance questions and recommendations, evaluates, and approve deviations from LSD statement of work (SOW).

· Reviews regional contractor maintenance draft LSD SOW and develops final SOW.

· Revises plan as needed based on walkdowns, found work, and RFI's.

· Resolves issues of insufficient spares arising during LSD execution.

· Creates post-LSD notifications to order non-stock spares to replenish inventory borrowed from other WO's or expected to be needed for next LSD.

· Designs and creates (IFC) FTL Ped piping scopes with layout drawings and BOM.

· Designs and creates (IFC) piping scopes with layout drawings and BOM.

· Reviews and responds to RFI's submitted by others.

· Communicates changes and assigns follow-up actions as necessary.

· Answers supply chain and vendor technical questions.

· Tracks pour hours, adjusts Ped scope tie points, initiates preventative actions, and reports on condition.

· Performs RCA, prepares report, assigns causal analysis team members, sets up meetings, assigns enablon actions, and communicates learnings.

· Supports operations and maintenance response, and field observations for RCA.

· Develops scopes and manages maintenance and operation initiated MOC's for Coarse Tailings, Fine Tailings, Drainage, and Wells.

· SOW creation for line shutdowns, ped lifts and all spool changes.

· Analytics’ for various Tailings assets (i.e. wear rates, life achieved, etc.).

· Supports maintenance and operations as needed.

· Daily interactions and sharing of data and information within the Reliability group.

Essential Education

· Mechanical Engineering Degree or Diploma is required.

· Registration with APEGA.

Essential Experience and Job Requirements

· Five (5) years engineering experience is required.

· Two (2) years of tailing/pipeline experience is considered an asset.

· Proficiency in Microsoft applications, such as Word and Excel, and can learn new systems quickly.

· Excellent verbal & written communication skills.

· A self-starter who can identify, prioritize, and accomplish work tasks with minimal supervision.

· Ability to collaborate, negotiate, and facilitate decision making in high stress environments.

· Strong multi-tasking, problem solving and time management skills.

· Demonstrated leadership skills.

FIFO: Flights, Accommodations and Paid Parking at Airport. Schedule 7 days on, 7 days off.