Spirit Omega Inc.

Maintenance Planner/Scheduler III

Spirit Omega - Sarnia, Ontario, Canada - Contracted

Job Reference #: 76167

Company Overview

Do you want to work with one of Canada’s top oil and gas companies represented by an award-winning staffing agency? Look no further and join the Spirit circle today!

Our well established Oil and Gas client is seeking a experienced Maintenance Planner/Scheduler III in Sarnia, Ontario.

What's in it for you?

  • Work with one of Canada's "Top 100 Employers," with possibility of extension or permanent placement.
  • Term (start and end date): January 2022 to December 1, 2023
  • Competitive Compensation and Benefits.
  • Representation by an award-winning staffing agency that takes pride in our personalized approach to staffing, ensuring you are a valued member of the team - not just a number.

Please note that this position is located in Ontario and local candidates are preferred. Non-local candidates will be considered but must be willing to secure their own accommodations, as there is no camp, LOA, or accommodation allowance provided.

Job Description: MAIN FUNCTIONS

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. Scheduling for Turnaround work. Needs to understand the basics of refinery equipment types and needs to have experience with scheduling in a refinery or similar industry.


In addition to all Level I and II tasks and responsibilities, Level III:

  • Perform work activities efficiently while continuously looking for cost-saving opportunities
  • 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
  • Become knowledgeable of Turnaround Procedures
  • 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
  • Coordinate multi-craft job plans with other craft specific planners
  • Update plans with any approved change orders and develops new plans that arise during the turnaround as requested
  • Communicate daily with execution supervision during various phases of the turnaround to understand effectiveness of plan
  • Analyze and recommend resolutions of work problems and execution in solving work problems
  • Adjust plans with feedback from execution
  • Walkdown Job Packages and verify with prints and drawings
  • Perform pre-start up safety review
  • Create punchlists from pre-start up safety reviews
  • Confirm with execution the progress of key turnaround milestones
  • Develop detailed milestone plans and submits to scheduler
  • Manage detailed line item work list
  • 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.


  • Safety Champion - Portrays a personal example of excellent safety, performance, mindset, and commitment 
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a turnaround planner in the petrochemical industry (preferred)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working with Primavera and MS Project scheduling tools (preferred)
  • 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
  • Ability to coordinate various mechanical resources according to schedule and plan
  • Good teamwork, interpersonal skills, and ability to work with multiple workgroups
  • Ability to communicate quickly and effectively
  • Intermediate skills in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Familiar with MOC process and PSSR (pre-startup safety reviews) process
  • Basic safety training and/or site-specific training
  • Demonstrate the belief that accidents are preventable by including safety in assigned work activities
  • Create and share personal safety plan with work group.
  • Facilitate and participate in safety meetings
  • 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 in use of standard PPE (hard hat, gloves, eye, and hearing protection)
  • Trained to access scaffolds and ladders using fall protection PPE as needed
  • Trained in permitting system and qualified to receive job permits for themselves
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.
  • The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.


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