Workface Planner - Mechanical - Local


Red Deer, AB, CA, T4N 3T3


Position: Workface Planner - Mechanical - Local 

Project Type: Maintenance

Project Location: Nova Chemicals Joffre 

Shift: Day 

Schedule: 4 on 3 off - Monday to Thursday OT/callouts as required 

Accommodations: Local Only

GC: Graham

Allied Partner: Quinn Construction Ltd.

Reference Number: 15080 




Position Requirements

  • Journeyman trade certification or equivalent
  • Proven ability of basic knowledge of all trade requirements in a multi-skilled environment/specific knowledge of trade(s) being supported.
  • Be able to read blueprints and P&ID’s.
  • Possess above average interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Be self-motivated.
  • Competent in materials take offs and procurement.
  • General knowledge of equipment would be an asset.
  • Possess prior experience in estimating and planning.
  • Possess above average computer utilization skills.
  • Be familiar with appropriate system or be able to complete training in its use (SAP).
  • Knowledge of Plant Maintenance and Material Management SAP modules.
  • Knowledge of SmartPlant Foundation would be an asset, or willing to complete training if requested.
  • Pre-access Drug & Alcohol Test
  • Required Safety Tickets:  CSTS 2020, Confined Space Entry (Level 1), Fall Protection (Full Course)


Position Description

  • Must complete estimating/planning for assigned peers as required in support of E1 and E2 Unit goals and objectives using consistent approach and package procedures as jointly developed.
  • Support Customer Plant Coordinator/MWM Coordinator in the estimating/planning/scheduling of maintenance work and engineering packages.
  • Comply with safety policies and procedures
  • Ensure Bolted Joint requirements, breakout/blinding lists, equipment drawings, P&ID’s, safety/health/environment/cost is a consideration in every job plan.
  • Ensure appropriate MSWP’s / JSWPs and MSDS information are referenced in job plans as required.
  • Incorporate outside contractor’s procedures /possible chemical use information to assist in job work scopes as passed on by Customer Plant/MWM Coordinators.
  • Ensure detail packages are electronically filed in appropriate location (to be determined) and updated at review stage. (Plan, Do, Review)
  • Track material at delivery points and communicate status of material deliveries to Customer MWM Coordinator/Administrator to avoid any last minute delays impacting scheduled work.
  • Work with own discipline and others (MW/IE/Eng./IP, outside contractors) as required to determine and ensure correct job scope and material requirements.
  • Assist with MINI Turnaround estimating/planning as work load dictates.
  • Forward all prepared job plans/packages to Customer Plant/MWM Coordinators as directed.
  • Work with Operations SA’s on safety contingency plans, Confined Space rescue plans, isolation/blinding plans and deviations when required.
  • Ensure all information required to close a W.O., including history, is forwarded to Customer Plant/MWM Coordinator as required
  • Ensure all information required to close PM and Activity reports are entered into history.
  • Ensure redline packages are updated in planning files/PMs and information forwarded to Unit Engineering
  • Task list development/updates (Job plans review) to MWM Coordinator.
  • Communicate Bill of Material (BOM) development/updates to MWM Coordinator/Administrator.
  • Participate in weekly planning/scheduling meetings with QCL Coordinator and Customer Unit Representatives.
  • Lead crews in field during high peak activity and support QCL field leadership as required.
  • Attend safety meetings with discipline group




With a significant presence in the construction, industrial maintenance, and turnaround sectors, Jardeg is the largest recruiter of skilled trades in Canada. In 2022 alone, we’ll be supporting over 10 million manhours of work and a peak headcount over 10,000.


If you’re a tradesperson working in Canada, our position across commercial, infrastructure, and industrial construction, plus maintenance and turnarounds means we have more than just a job for you. We have a lifetime of work.