Maintenance Planner


About this role

Currently seeking a Maintenance Planner to work in a plant environment and plan daily maintenance, project and any outage work for the facility. They will be responsible for using the plant work system to plan jobs for execution by the maintenance techs/welders as well as ordering any parts for specific jobs.

Job tasks and objectives:

  • Work with cross functional teams like procurement, engineering and suppliers to prepare job plans and order stock/materials required to complete tasks
  • Respond to any plant operations to troubleshoot and repair plant equipment as well as monitor equipment history for any frequent failures
  • Help develop criteria for any preventative maintenance and monitor new technological advancements to reduce costs and improve plant streamlining processes
  • Review field data for completeness, consult with maintenance supervision, and recommend corrective action or further repair
  • Support EHS and continuous improvement initiatives to ensure standards are being met and followed to minimize injury rate
  • Create job plans and forward the work order to maintenance supervisor for assignment
  • Develop plans for completion of all work orders, estimate of labor time, parts/materials needed as well as participate in planning detailed shutdown and turnaround work


Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering (mechanical, electrical, instrumentation) or construction management or 7+ yrs of work experience in planning or operations in a chemical plant environment
  • Strong communication and decision making skills in order to effectively interact with peers and direct efficient work flows
  • In-depth knowledge of process equipment with the ability to diagnose failures, troubleshoot and develop necessary plan
  • Must be able to climb towers, enter confined spaces and the ability to lift 50lbs
  • Able to provide direction, work with limited supervision and juggle multiple projects at a time


This opportunity offers a competitive base and bonus structure as well as a generous relocation package for the right candidate, so apply now or refer a friend. If you have questions about the role, reach out directly at
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