Maintenance Planner

  • Attractive Day Rate
  • Scotland Scotland Fife
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
Maintenance Planner 

Purpose of the Function

Based within the maintenance department and is responsible for planning activities to allow safe, efficient execution of maintenance operations.


• Proactive and able to work alone or as part of a team or with minimal supervision
• Can lead work activities to completion, including removing any barriers
• Liaise across work groups when conflicts arise, work to rectify the issue or be able to identify when to escalate to supervisor when required
• Provide daily feedback, update of work status to Metals Planning FLS
• Provide feedback and suggestions to FLS to improve productivity

Safety Health and Environment

o Lead with safety; ensure work group understand the risks, control measures and mitigations before work starts. Reinforces the need to stop and assess if the plan changes.
o Actively watch out for and intervene on unsafe acts
o Ensure that Safe System of Work, e.g. Permits, JLA’s & TRA’s are adhered to  

Recommended Experience and Knowledge

• +5 years Maintenance and/or Project experience in a multi-discipline working environment.
• +5 years Field craft experience (piping / mechanical biased)
• Awareness of live plant work constraints
• Knowledge of planning process, procedures and tools.
• Working knowledge of SAP or other interim computerized planning systems and software
• Understanding of and stewards all the key processes that support maintenance

Skills and Competencies

• Ability to understand and react with diverse groups and operations.
• Problem solving abilities.
• Credibility to set high standards and promote continuous improvement for the corporation.
• Structured, organized and methodical detail orientated.
• Excellent knowledge of technical data and drawings (isometric / plant layout / equipment GA ect)
• Planning aptitude - the ability to optimize work and break it down into logical detailed steps.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Adaptability and initiative.
• Ability to work under pressure in an environment which expects the highest levels of customer services, confidentiality and ethical behavior.
• Teamwork skills and behaviors, which support team based behaviors.
• Can review and validate LACD dates and effectively interface with work selection process
• Ability to develop quality plans for higher risk work (eg requiring Safe Job Plans, Confined Space Entry Plans, Excavation Checklists, T1BP, etc.)
• Creates complex plans including 3rd party vendors, material, etc.
• Understanding of norms based estimating for maintenance plans
• Understand planning / scheduling interface in more depth – sequencing, relationships, “bundling”

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