North American Construction Group

  • Heavy Equipment Maintenance Planner

    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/17/2019 1:31 PM)
    Job ID
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    Job City
    Acheson, AB
  • Overview

    North American Construction Group (NACG) has served as an industry leader in the heavy construction and mining industries for over 65 years.  In that time, we’ve proven ourselves as a safe and reliable contractor who can complete projects of any size and scope. We’ve also taken a number of bold steps forward to broaden our footprint, expanding to mines outside our provincial borders, and providing third-party maintenance services to clients and customers. 

    In addition to providing employees with rewarding careers, North American has a whole lot more to offer:

    • Significant Growth –As a company, NACG is rapidly expanding, and has practically doubled in size over the past year alone.
    • Long Term Contracts – With over $1 billion dollars in contracted work booked through 2023, NACG can provide long term employment solutions and numerous opportunities for advancement.
    • Commitment To Safety – With a top tier record for safety performance, NACG is dedicated to ensuring that everyone gets home safe, and constantly strives for a goal zero performance.
    • Competitive Compensation – NACG provides competitive compensation packages for all employees.
    • Attractive Benefits Package – With a substantial benefits package provided to all employees, NACG ensures that you are covered for life’s many surprises.
    • GRRSP Matching – As you begin your new career, you can also start planning for the future thanks to NACG’s GRRSP matching.

    North American Construction Group is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected.


    Become a member of the North American family today!

    Position Scope

    Responsible for tracking equipment and components, creating weekly maintenance schedules, ensuring compliance to the planned maintenance program through the work management system, and organizing resources to ensure planned work is completed safely and efficiently.


    Shift: 5 days on 2 days off or 8 days on and 6 days off (depending on successful candidate)


    Maintaining accurate list of equipment on site

    • Keeps equipment database in JDE current
    • Track daily equipment hour meter readings
    • Updates Maintenance records with current Service and PM status
    • Ensures regulatory documentation is current

    Work Order Management

    • Creates work orders as required
    • Manages Work order backlog
    • Ensures open work orders meet required standard, and status is kept up to date

    Oil Sampling Program

    • Prepares samples for analysis and reviews results and generates follow-up actions as required
    • Review and apply on board equipment monitoring data to identifying

    Component Tracking

    • Updates component records; maintains accurate component history
    • Updates component failure tracking system
    • Identifies warranty opportunities and prepares background information for warranty claims.

    Weekly Maintenance Schedule

    • Responsible for developing and communicating the Weekly Maintenance plan in conjunction with maintenance supervision.
    • Ensure resources are in place to perform the planned work (Parts, Labour, shop space etc.)
    • Monitors compliance to plan, and reconciles plan vs actual
    • Monitors progress of actual planned work through shop and field visits
    • Generates weekly and monthly plan compliance statistics

    Job Planning

    • Prepares job plans for planned work
    • Prepare estimates for job plans
    • Organizes resources in advance to ensure efficient execution of planned work
    • Orders parts for planned and found work as required

    Administrative Support

    • Generate weekly and monthly reports as required
    • Support clerical staff in data entry and work order administration


    • Complete adhoc reports and projects as requested
    • Maintain a safe work environment in regards to all maintenance work
    • Provide direction to junior planners and aide in personal development


    • Minimum three years experience relating to maintenance
    • Industrial construction and/or mining experience preferred.
    • Mechanical related secondary education (Diploma or Degree)
    • Journeyman Trades ticket
    • Equivalent experience in lieu of Journeyman Ticket or Post Secondary Education will be considered
    • Capable of both strategic and tactical thinking with a drive to meet quality, cost and schedule targets.
    • Thorough knowledge of maintenance practices and procedures.
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Detailed working knowledge of planning tools (JD Edwards, SAP, MS Office Package, etc).
    • Detailed working knowledge of scheduling tools (Primavera, Microsoft Project, etc).


    Rewards of our positions include competitive compensation and benefits packages and excellent career growth prospects. To explore this opportunity, please submit a resume of your experience and accomplishments in confidence.


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