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Maintenance First Line Supervisor I (Refractory) in Edmonton at Design Group Staffing

Date Posted: 4/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Design Group Staffing is currently searching for a Maintenance First Line Supervisor I (Refractory) to work a long-term contract position on site in Edmonton.

No relocation assistance for non local applicants. Candidates local to Edmonton are preferred.

Job Description


This role is responsible for directing or over-seeing work done by others in maintaining Company facilities, owning and managing the relationship /contract with the Maintenance & Reliability (M&R) and construction providers, focusing on delivery of objectives and plans within agreed performance parameters, and driving continuous improvement. Supervises maintenance teams to help Operations deliver safe, reliable and profitable operations. Typical job positions may include: Maintenance First Line Supervisor, Maintenance Supervisor, Fleet M&R and Safety, Security, Health, and Environment (SSHE) Supervisor, Maintenance & Repair Coordinator/ Engineering Manager, Asset Management Coordinator, Maintenance Supervisor, Facilities Coordinator.


•Responsible and accountable for all maintenance activities performed at their area of responsibility as directed by the Maintenance Superintendent or Field Superintendent (Second Line Supervisor (SLS) ). Proficient at leading a work team and demonstrating good work management skills. Able to lead a basic project or simple Turnaround (T/A).

• Creates a high performing team: coaches, mentors and supervises direct reports. Ensures that all employees and contractors meet applicable personnel and process safety, security, health, and environment (SSHE) requirements.

• Demonstrates good leadership skills in holding employees and/or contractors accountable for their field safety and execution performance (scope compliance, cost, quality, efficiencies, etc.). Ensures the maintenance superintendent and field superintendent (SLS) are informed of major issues and safety concerns. • Ensures that all activities are in compliance with applicable Company management systems (e.g., Operations Integrity Management System (OIMS), Controls Integrity Management System (CIMS), Global Product Quality Management System (GPQMS)/Global Product Integrity Management System

• Effectively manages maintenance strategies, planning, scheduling and execution to ensure safety, reliability and integrity.

• Responsible for ensuring Best Practices, Maintenance & Reliability (M&R) expectations, permitting process are followed. If role is more focused on overseeing field execution work, then must possess a strong awareness of factors that drive project / Turn-Around implementation costs - with appropriate cost control skills.

• May be responsible for supporting the Operations Emergency Response activities - depending on site expectations and division of Emergency Response between Operations and Maintenance personnel.

• A leading proponent of the Job Safety Analysis process and ensures all maintenance activities are conducted in a safe and effective manner by all maintenance technicians.

•Ensures good communication across all facilities, so maintenance issues can be adequately addressed and actions completed.

• Frequently this role will participate in
Risk Based Work Selection (RBWS) to ensure the safest and most effective use of maintenance resources.

• Works actively to remove barriers to help ensure
maintenance / project / turn-around work activities meet its cost and time delivery goals.

• Where applicable, collaborate with Planners/Schedulers and/or Outside
Service Providers (OSP) to develop resource plan, verify and endorse OSP cost estimates.

• Responsible for managing maintenance activities within the budget,
identifies and captures efficiencies and prioritizes work commitments, stewards AFEs.

• Daily coordination with the service providers. Demonstrates strong awareness of
mechanical work quality expectations to ensure work is “done right” and "done safely".

• May be responsible for procedural reviews, safety planning and execution of pipeline
inspections (In-line Inspection (ILI), External Corrosion Direct Assessment (ECDA), etc.), hydrostatic testing and excavation/repair activities.


• Behavioral Skills: Adaptability, analytical thinking, collaboration, effective communication, sound decision making, risk management, shows initiative

Functional Skills:

•SSHE management - operations and maintenance managing critical maintenance activities, maintenance planning, maintenance scheduling, turnaround planning, maintenance management

 •Bachelors degree in Engineering with discipline or equivalent professional experience.

 •Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs.

•Read, write, and speak fluent English, especially as it applies to technical and business communications.

Specific Job Requirements / Skills:

 •Knowledge of refractory work (tear out, mixing and install) is a must. Knowledge of API 936 is an asset.