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15342 - Planner/Scheduler

  • LocationSavona, BC V0K 0B7 - Canada
  • Work TypeContract/Temp
  • Positions1 Position
  • Job no: Q3NF9
  • Category: Engineering

Our client, a Canadian multinational energy transportation company with a focus on the transportation, distribution, and generation of energy, has an immediate need for a Planner/Scheduler. This is a contract position for one (1) year located in Savona, British Columbia.


The Planning Advisor will plan and schedule work in accordance with Work Management program requirements to ensure safe and reliable operations of our pipeline assets. This role partners with Operations and Maintenance teams to plan / schedule preventative work orders, corrective maintenance work orders, develop weekly /long range work schedules and plan equipment outage activities.


  • Lead weekly planning meetings to prioritize work and obtain stakeholder input and support to plan and execute work
  • Establish detailed work plans ensuring resources, materials and SOP’s are available for the safe and effective completion of maintenance and projects; including onsite walkdowns of equipment and facilities.
  • Develop weekly and long range work plans/schedules ensuring program objectives are achieved.
  • Interface with cross-functional teams to complete contracting and material sourcing for detailed work plans.
  • Plan for major maintenance and outages at compressor stations and pipeline assets.
  • Estimate required labor, equipment and materials (LEMs) by hours, craft, to perform work and skills required to perform tasks, including specialty materials, services or equipment
  • Review job plans for critical path identification and long lead material or specialized equipment items with lead technicians & Supervisors. Coordinate the development of job specific safety plans or maintenance procedures as required.
  • Facilitate planning activities to ensure business impacts are effectively mitigated or optimized for planned maintenance with a focus on optimizing outages
  • Foster an environment that positively supports an active approach to continual improvement with respect to work management and system health
  • Foster a diverse and inclusive environment.
  • Participate in cross-training with peers to grow your experience and knowledge of other regions
  • Collaborate with functional teams to ensure asset data integrity is up to date and optimized to facilitate efficient work and asset management; this includes the recommendation for the design of equipment hierarchies and bill of materials.
  • Monitor and maintain outage KPIs & measures through schedule and cost management
  • Support for strategic initiatives required to drive continuous improvement of program deliverables.


  • Related university degree and four‐plus years’ experience OR eight‐plus years of previous field operations experience, OR equivalent mix of formal education and experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to solve problems and develop solutions
  • Strong documentation and organizational skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision, or a part of a broad team
  • Valid drivers license
  • Experience using computerized maintenance management system (SAP and/or Maximo)
  • Familiarity with health and safety program requirements and management systems including asset data management, material management, supply chain and procurement processes would be an asset.
  • Familiarity with Pipeline activities and regulation an asset

 Additional Information

  • Occasionally required to work long hours on short notice.
  • Travel throughout the region for emergencies, training, and regional team or stakeholder meetings.
  • Office setting (80%) Field setting (20%)
  • Occasional daily travel of ~150 kilometers between assigned stations

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

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We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.