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Maintenance Planner - Local or Drive-In, Drive-Out

Company: Thiess
Location: Leadville
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

Thiess is seeking a -Maintenance Planner to support our mining team on our Project site near Denver, Colorado. The Maintenance Planner will perform planning and support functions necessary to maintain major surface mining equipment.KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • To be an important contributor by performing maintenance planning and support functions necessary to maintain major surface mining equipment.
  • Under the general direction of the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Planner will perform planning and support functions necessary to maintain major surface mining equipment
  • Responsible for the scheduling, monitoring and coordination of mining equipment repairs using a computerized maintenance management system
  • Responsible for verifying, ordering, and expediting required materials and supplies in conjunction with scheduled equipment repairs, coordinating vendors, assisting with preparation of capital justifications and expense budgets.
  • Coordinate with production to develop and maintain a preventative maintenance schedule that allows for increased equipment availability.
  • Coordinate with maintenance supervisor to schedule personnel needed for repairs.
  • Develop clear and concise work plans that can be easily followed by maintenance personnel.
  • Conduct pre and post activity meetings to ensure repairs are completed as planned and recommendations can be made for future jobs.
  • Plan and kit parts for repairs to increase wrench time and maximize mechanic efficiency.
  • Estimate hours needed to complete repairs based on historical data and plan work accordingly.
  • Identify significant recurring equipment failure patterns by analyzing maintenance history.
  • Prepare statistical and costing reports and provide support for Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Make recommendations regarding equipment replacement or upgrades.
  • Assist with troubleshooting process and equipment problems.
  • Performs pre-pm inspections to find problems and check current work orders for equipment.DESIRABLE CRITERIA
    • High School Diploma or equivalent. -
    • 2-3 years in equipment planning, mining maintenance activities and/or equivalent industrial experience.
    • Technical expertise: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
    • Communications skills; Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and seeks confirmation of understanding; effectively responds well to questions.
    • Authorization to work lawfully in USA without sponsorship from Thiess is required.
    • Demonstrated high level of analytical ability and ability to problem solve.
    • Demonstrated ability to achieve results within a team environment with minimal supervision at times.
    • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize.
    • High level of attention to detail and excellent follow-up skills.
    • Solid understanding of business professionalism and the ability to work in a team environment.
    • Mining or heavy industrial construction experience considered an asset.
    • 2 years of vocational training in heavy equipment repair. (Equivalent work experience may be accepted in place of formal training).
    • Excellent planning, leadership, organization and communication skills.
    • Ability to communicate and interact within all levels of the organization.
    • Ability and willingness to work different schedule on site based on project needs.
    • Post-high school training in a related area.WHAT WE OFFER
      • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority. Our safety-first culture guides our overarching objective - -to keep -everyone safe every day.
      • A permanent position working directly for Thiess.
      • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with project premiums and bonuses.
      • Comprehensive medical benefits including private health insurance with 100% premium coverage for the employees and competitively subsidized private health insurance for immediate family.
      • 401K retirement savings benefit with employer matching contributions.
      • Career development and opportunities locally, domestic withing the US, and potentially globally.
      • Leave for all of life's reasons.
      • Preference for a candidate who lives near Denver, Colorado (not mandatory). Possible domestic relocation assistance or Fly in / Fly Out (FIFO).
      • Work schedule: Mon-Fri, 12-hour shifts (days only).
      • Salary range $85,500 - $99,800 USD.

Keywords: Thiess, Vail , Maintenance Planner - Local or Drive-In, Drive-Out, Professions , Leadville, Colorado

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