Maintenance Planner

Mill Operations

Job Description

Maintenance planners plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of commercial, transportation and recreational facilities. In the forest products industry, you could find yourself managing the maintenance of a large sawmill or a pulp and paper mill. You will also find yourself directing a team of people with a wide range of skills. And as a maintenance manager you, will work closely with mechanical engineers and other technical staff.

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  • You want to live an oversized life in one of Canada’s beautiful forest communities
  • A sense of community is important to you
  • You like variety and learning new things
  • You want to make a difference working in a green job
  • You like mechanical problems
  • You are a team player
  • You want to be able to get out from behind your desk

Communities

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HIGH LEVEL, ALBERTA
ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE, ALBERTA
FORT ST-JAMES, BRITISH COLUMBIA

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Education And Training

Maintenance planners usually have to complete a college in electrical or mechanical engineering or in another discipline related to building maintenance. Or they can be required to have an equivalent combination of technical training and experience in building maintenance. Several years of experience as a facility supervisor overseeing operations or maintenance are usually also required.

Northern Lakes College
University of Winnipeg
Centennial College of Applied Arts and Technology

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NOTE

The requirements listed are generally required qualifications for this Career Type. The qualifications may vary based on the employer and/or the geographic location of that job.

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