Maintenance Planner – Maintenance Department
Vancouver Airport Authority
12d ago
  • YVR is made up of a team of diverse people who are working collaboratively to reach our goal of 29 million passengers by 2020! Safety is at the core of everything we do;
  • we’re innovative, fun, and we invest in our people. We’re a BC Top Employer for 12 years standing, with high engagement scores, an abundance of learning and development opportunities, and a holistic approach to wellness! And we’re looking for someone to join our team.

    We have a permanent, full-time opportunity for a Maintenance Planner in the Maintenance Department. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in making improvements to maintenance productivity by developing work plans and procedures, and by having the right jobs ready at the right time.

    Key responsibilities include :

  • Planning and scheduling all work orders for the assigned crews; this will be done in collaboration with Operations in order to ensure minimal impact to the airport
  • Creating, using and maintaining plant history, and other technical files
  • Developing and reviewing work plans for maintenance jobs
  • Reviewing completed work orders for information, remarks, variances and other data; this includes following up with other departments to ensure that standards are being met on a consistent basis
  • Analyzing data that allows for the preparation of complex reports in regards to performance
  • Staging the parts and tools required for scheduled jobs
  • Key qualifications include :

  • Minimum of three to five years’ experience in a planning role, preferably in a similar facility, supplemented by a trade certification and / or a college certificate or diploma in a technical field;
  • or an equivalent combination of training and experience

  • General knowledge of various trades (electrical, mechanical, millwright, HVAC, etc.) in order to plan work appropriately, both immediate and longer term
  • Good understanding of the operational impacts of construction activities
  • Excellent working knowledge of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), preferably Maximo; a certificate in any CMMS is considered an asset
  • Demonstrated knowledge of methods, materials, tools and equipment applied in the maintenance of a modern complex like the airport
  • Proven knowledge of large industrial equipment such as fans, pumps, boilers, emergency generator sets and their associated components
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical computations involved in estimating and purchasing
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to research, interpret and apply information from files, drawings, manuals and reports
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • This position is open to both Vancouver Airport Authority employees and external candidates. Previous job performance will be taken into consideration for all candidates that apply for this position.

    Vancouver Airport Authority welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, including women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

    We are happy to provide reasonable accommodations throughout the selection process and while working at YVR. If you require support applying online because you are a person with a disability, please contact us at 604-

    303-3152 or careers We welcome the opportunity to discuss accommodation of your disability and ensure fairness in our hiring process.

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