Mechanical Planner - JOB ID 694

WestCorp Solutions is searching for a Mechanical Planner to support our client in Newfoundland. This incumbent is accountable for detailed 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 is a requirement. Ideally within the Oil and Gas Industry. Previous experience with SAP will be needed. The ideal candidate should hold a Journeyman status as one of the following: Pipefitter, Steamfitter, Boilermaker, Millwright, or relative trade. The term for this position will be for a minimum of two (2) months to plan emergency repairs on our client’s large offshore mobile ship platform. Flights and accommodations are provided.

Key Accountabilities:
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.
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, considering multi-craft alignment.
Maintain and continuously improve job plans.
Maintain bills of materials (BOM's).
Maintain work center.

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

Skills & Knowledge:
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.

If selected for onboarding, you may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with job site policies.

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted at this time!

WestCorp Solutions 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.