Mechanical Planner - JOB ID 522

The Turnaround Mechanical Planner is accountable for detailed Turnaround planning, scheduling, cost estimating and control functions in general to maximize production while achieving budgeted targets in a safe, cost effective and timely manner. Planning knowledge and experience particularly within a Maintenance and/or Turnaround department in the Oil and Gas Industry needed. Previous experience with SAP preferred. The ideal candidate should hold a Journeyman status as one of the following: Pipefitter, Steamfitter, Boilermaker or relative trade.


  • Perform field inspections and determine the appropriate job work scopes Develop the work plans for the maintenance jobs (using SAP PM) with the necessary information to allow efficient scheduling, assignment, and execution of these jobs
  • Create, use, and maintain plant history and other technical files to include information in current job plans to anticipate and avoid job delays
  • Develop cost and time estimates of the planned maintenance work
  • Write applicable maintenance procedures that promote defect-free maintenance work quality
  • Be responsible for up-keep and accuracy of equipment maintenance history and job records database
  • Be responsible for up-keep and accuracy of technical information on processes, plant and equipment
  • Continually improve the planning, scheduling, purchasing, stores, data management and job reporting systems to increase planning effectiveness and efficiency assuring that the work is planned to meet all important maintenance, construction and start-up dates.
  • Maximize resource productivity by identifying parts, materials, special tools, external services, rentals and documentation
  • Preparation of job plans ready for scheduling detailing parts, materials, special tools, external services and documentation with planned costs
  • Identification of safety, EH&S, permit and communication requirements
  • Preparation of job plans to include the sequencing of associated tasks, taking into account multi-craft alignment.
  • Maintain and continuously improve job plans
  • Maintain bills of materials (BOM's)
  • Maintain work center


  • Must have a Grade 12 or GED
  • CSO Certification
  • Journeyman Trade Certified: Pipefitter, Steamfitter, Boilermaker, or relative trade
  • Dynamic individual with 3 to 5 years minimum planning experience
  • A working knowledge of computerized maintenance management systems (preferably SAP or Similar)and material management systems
  • Proficient with Microsoft office products such as Word & Excel
  • Knowledge of routine maintenance and/or turnaround practices, performances measures, scheduling tools and techniques


  • SAP experience considered an asset
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, administrative and leadership skills are required
  • Motivated, self-starter who can work well independently or within a team environment
  • An effective communicator with the ability to develop positive working relations across a multitude of business units
  • Exercises good judgment on complex decisions

Location: Fort McMurray, AB
HOURS OF WORK (SHIFTS): 10/4 - 10 hour days while on site. Shift requirements may change depending on client requirements. Camp could be provided while on site, but no travel will be provided.

We would sincerely like to thank all interested applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted at this time.

WestCorp Solutions Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to help build a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.