Maintenance Planner


Oil and Gas Petrochemical site

About this role

We’re hiring a Maintenance Planner for our client, a large Industrial Chemical Distribution company, to join their team. This is a permanent position with a competitive compensation package.


  • Coordination: The planner works indirectly with Millwrights and directly with Mechanical Supervisor. He or she also works with Operations and Engineering and is the point of contact for Contractors (e.g. scaffolders / insulators / welders / fabricators / divers) and Vendors;
  • Optimization: Repeat tasks becoming more efficient over time;
  • Backlog management: Prioritization and scheduling for the short and long term.



  • Red Seal Millwright preferred OR Technologist Diploma OR Mechanical Engineering Degree;
  • 7+ years of experience in a heavy industrial maintenance setting related to reliability (e.g. chemical, oil & gas, pulp & paper, mining);
  • Hands on, day-to-day planning experience with: Rotating equipment (pumps, compressors, conveyors), Pipefitting (piping, valves, gaskets), Rigging and Crane work (used for lifting of heavy equipment), Welding (no need for CWB designation), Fabrication, PM practices;
  • 2+ years of experience in maintenance planning, scheduling, coordination* and optimization**;
  • Experience with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS), SAP preferred;
  • Experience using MS Office Suite (MS Excel, Outlook);
  • Experience with Maintenance Work Orders backlog management***;
  • Ability to understand administration processes related to inventory control, procurement and other purchasing procedures, including tendering and administration of requests, etc;
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, organize and carry-out work with minimal supervision;
  • Maintenance Planning Certification or Designation an asset;
  • Knowledge of Regulations related to boilers (4th class), pressure vessels and piping;
  • Worked in a union environment an asset.


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Application process


We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.


After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.


During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.


After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.


Submission of candidates resume for client’s approval and screening.

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Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

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  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Your consultant, Jeremy Stevenson is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

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Jeremy Stevenson
Brunel Canada - Toronto

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