About the role: 

Cenovus has an exciting opportunity for a Thermal Maintenance Planner. This role requires a highly professional and personable individual who demonstrates strong business judgment, clear and concise communication, organizational skills, and who enjoys working in a busy environment with significant growth opportunities. This individual must interact with all stakeholders and foster a “One Team, One Goal” concept. Safety, reliability and efficiencies are predominant areas of focus.

Reporting to the Thermal Maintenance Planning Lead, the Thermal Maintenance Planner partners with Operations staff, Maintenance Supervisor, Senior trades, and Schedulers to review, prioritize and plan maintenance activities in a designated area.

This is a full time role based in Lloydminster.


  • Work with Senior Trades, Maintenance Supervisor and Operations to develop job plans and planned work packages.

  • Manage SAP PM plans and develop new and refine existing plans where applicable.

  • Partner with Operations in turnaround planning. Develop SAP Maintenance task lists for repetitive routine tasks and turn around activities. Driving continuous improvement on planning master data Library

  • Participate In weekly maintenance Work Management meetings with Operations, Maintenance Foremen and Schedulers to discuss ongoing activities, prioritize activities, review upcoming planned work for the next two weeks and identify maintenance requirements which may have been overlooked.

  • Participate in monthly cost review and annual budget development meetings with Maintenance Foremen, Senior Trades, Thermal Planners and Operations. Identify and sustain KPI’s Key performance indicators (KPIs)

  • Develop BOMs Bill of Materials, master data, create Stocking material requests and attach to equipment records

  • Create SAP work packages that includes resources, materials, hours, costs, defined activity steps to Planned work order package

Candidate requirements:

  • Completion of a post-secondary diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Journeyman Mechanical Trades or Power Engineering.

  • Strong computer skills with MS Office suite

  • Good working knowledge and experience with a Computer Centralized Maintenance System (CCMS), e.g. SAP PM, Maximo

  • Good working knowledge and experience with a Centralized Maintenance Scheduling System, e.g. GWOS, Primavera

  • Knowledge and experience with safe work practices in oil and gas production accompanied by a superior safety attitude

  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate and apply new technology, strategies, and processes

  • Working knowledge of the EWR and MOC processes

  • Familiarity of Thermal Oil operating principles

  • Strong understanding of operational integrity, reliability and safety processes and procedures.

  • Experience with contractor management

  • Understanding of Cenovus procurement and materials management practices

  • Minimum of five years’ experience with maintenance philosophies, standards, strategies, practices, and processes within the energy industry

  • Minimum of five years of working knowledge of applicable energy industry Codes, Standards, Regulations, and Acts; design and construction practices; pressure and rotating equipment; electrical; instrumentation and controls; and operating process principles

  • Plant and production operations experience along with SAP PM module experience

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