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12 Jun 2018

Full-Time Maintenance Planner – Maintenance Department

Vancouver International Airport – Posted by Heather Lamb Richmond, British Columbia, Canada

Job Description

YVR is made up of a team of diverse people who are working collaboratively to reach our goal of 29 million passengers by 2020! Safety is at the core of everything we do; we’re innovative, fun, and we invest in our people. We’re a BC Top Employer for 12 years standing, with high engagement scores, an abundance of learning and development opportunities, and a holistic approach to wellness! And we’re looking for someone to join our team.

We have a permanent, full-time opportunity for a Maintenance Planner in the Maintenance Department.  The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in making improvements to maintenance productivity by developing work plans and procedures, and by having the right jobs ready at the right time.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Planning and scheduling all work orders for the assigned crews; this will be done in collaboration with Operations in order to ensure minimal impact to the airport
  • Creating, using and maintaining plant history, and other technical files
  • Developing and reviewing work plans for maintenance jobs
  • Reviewing completed work orders for information, remarks, variances and other data; this includes following up with other departments to ensure that standards are being met on a consistent basis
  • Analyzing data that allows for the preparation of complex reports in regards to performance
  • Staging the parts and tools required for scheduled jobs

Key qualifications include:

  • Minimum of three to five years’ experience in a planning role, preferably in a similar facility, supplemented by  a trade certification and/or a college certificate or diploma in a technical field; or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • General knowledge of various trades (electrical, mechanical, millwright, HVAC, etc.) in order to plan work appropriately, both immediate and longer term
  • Good understanding of the operational impacts of construction activities
  • Excellent working knowledge of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), preferably Maximo; a certificate in any CMMS is considered an asset
  • Demonstrated knowledge of methods, materials, tools and equipment applied in the maintenance of a modern complex like the airport
  • Proven knowledge of large industrial equipment such as fans, pumps, boilers, emergency generator sets and their associated components
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical computations involved in estimating and purchasing
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to research, interpret and apply information from files, drawings, manuals and reports
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license

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Job Categories: Trades, Transport, Construction. Job Types: Full-Time.

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