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Imperial Oil

Kearl Mine Maintenance Scheduler – Kearl Site or Calgary, Alberta


or Kearl Site1441814

Company Information

Imperial Oil

Job Description

The next generation of oil sands mining.

A leading member of Canada’s energy industry, Imperial invests in new technology to responsibly meet today’s energy challenges, reducing our environmental footprint and remaining committed to high safety standards.

Our Kearl oil sands operation north of Fort McMurray, Alberta represents the next generation of oil sands mining and is positioned to provide exciting career opportunities well into the future. No matter what your career path, we provide the platform to elevate your goals and achieve your ambitions while providing support through wide-ranging programs and benefits.

Kearl Mine Maintenance Scheduler – Kearl Site or Calgary, Alberta

The successful applicant will be responsible for developing mine maintenance schedules to support safe and efficient preventive and corrective maintenance activities at the Kearl site. The scheduler interfaces with various business units to create, adjust and update all weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual schedules. This position facilitates reviews by Cross Functional Teams of draft schedules, and coordinates with the shutdown scheduler and area planners for scoping, planning and scheduling of all work. The scheduler assists in cost and resource analysis, provides recommendations to the Cross Functional and Asset Level Teams on resource utilization and PM program management, and reviews labor needs/availability with maintenance area supervisors. This position supports a continuous improvement culture and champions the Kearl Business Process.

Depending on business need, this position may be located at Imperial’s head office in Calgary, AB, or it may be a rotational role located at the Kearl site. If the position is located at Kearl, it will be a full-time fly-in, fly-out role from either Calgary or Edmonton. Relocation assistance to Calgary or Edmonton is available if required. Bus transportation is also available to the Kearl site for Fort McMurray residents at the beginning and end of each shift rotation. Kearl operations positions will typically be 11 days on and 9 days off (shift rotations start and finish with a partial-day shift).

The successful applicant will possess a combination of the following:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Post-secondary education in project management or other related technical field considered an asset
  • 3+ years maintenance or trades experience
  • 3+ years maintenance scheduling experience with heavy equipment
  • 3+ years advanced CMMS and scheduling software experience (SAP/Prometheus an asset)

Preference will be given to applicants:

  • Exhibiting exemplary prioritization skills
  • Demonstrating detailed knowledge of maintenance processes
  • Possessing above-average communication skills and a continuous
    improvement mind set

 Benefits to you:

Imperial offers a very competitive benefits package including salary, healthcare and savings plan contributions. Imperial provides comprehensive training and supports employees in ongoing learning and continuous professional development. The successful candidate will leverage their functional knowledge and skills to provide technical leadership and influence the development of the Kearl oil sands mining operation.

Kearl Operations will provide safe, secure and quiet accommodations near the worksite for employees working on rotating work schedules. Facilities include a private room/washroom for each employee.

Please submit your resume by January 15, 2017.

Successful applicants must:

• Be permanently eligible to work in Canada

• Participate in pre-employment background screening

Imperial is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals. In certain situations, Imperial may use your application to consider your suitability for other positions in the company and may also provide the information to its affiliates, including affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation, in connection with possible opportunities at those affiliates.

 Discover what’s possible for your career and apply today at


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Imperial Oil
Posting Date: 14-Dec-2016Technical and Skilled Trades Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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