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Mobile Maintenance Planner

Date:  Sep 24, 2021

Timmins, ON, CA (Canada)

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.



As the planner, you develop maintenance plans in order of priority for preventative, shutdown, backlog, and ad-hoc maintenance underground work activities. You incorporate asset strategies and enhance planning processes to improve service quality, data accuracy, and workplace safety.  



You develop mobile equipment asset strategies, define priorities for criticality of equipment, and ensure that reliability-centered maintenance tactics are reflected in the maintenance plan. You review asset strategies when operational requirements change, as well as track and trend data to determine if your asset strategies have produced the intended results.

When preparing equipment  work packages, you carefully ensure the proper identification of the scope and coordinate with the scheduler.
Your work packages clearly identify task conditions, constraints, hazard controls, permits, labor, equipment, materials, specialized tools, services, test and handover procedures, durations, sequencing, and timing. You ensure data from completed work packages is accurately captured in order to identify trends and opportunities for improvement. You address any associated planning issues, such as operational requirements, parts availability, equipment deficiencies, inadequate work procedures, and data accuracy. You seek ways to improve work package requirements and minimize costs without sacrificing safety or quality. 

Essential Duties


  • Interface with other departments (e.g. mining and supply chain) and external stakeholders
  • Update maintenance planning documents (i.e. work packages, check lists, asset register, materials lists, etc.)
  • Record maintenance activities using SAP including Newmont’s SAP master data standards
  • Engagement of key stakeholders in development of asset strategies
  • Plan and release long-term work orders including, future reservations, parts kits and components
  • Plan and release work orders (task list, SOPs, permits, resourcing, materials, tools, equipment, costs, preliminary work, ultimate scheduling date)
  • Track weekly and monthly equipment performance and work management targets
  • develop mitigating/corrective actions to achieve the longer-term plan
  • Control expenditures to comply with Area budget
  • Align performance measures with mine's business targets/site KPIs
  • Generate KPI's via SAP Power Bi/Tableau and supporting data management systems
  • Develop asset strategies and load the maintenance program into SAP
  • Work with Reliability Engineer to identify critical spares parts list based on reliability centered maintenance (RCM) approach and review the stock levels to ensure parts are available
  • Integrate maintenance optimization with operations plan and schedules
  • Update PM requirements with feedback from supervisor and crews and data from completed work orders
  • Develop standard task list for reoccurring ad-hoc and urgent work
  • Track and expedite parts and material for long lead items
  • Define conditions when procurement of alternative supplies is permitted and apply Management of Change process
  • Specify technical criteria for acceptance of parts and materials. 
  • Establishing ratable (repairable) component inventory levels considering, fleet size and criticality, planned operating hrs., MTBF data, lead times, maturity of vendor / site
  • Monitor expenditures within your area of responsibility
  • Assist in developing a zero based budgets from the asset strategy process

The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Training & Experience


  • Certified Tradesperson
  • 5 to 10 years of experience in maintenance environment
  • One (1) year planning experience in an underground mining environment preferred 
  • Proficient in SAP preferred 
  • Ability to work in a Centralized team-based maintenance organization required
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of this position required
  • Basic Underground Common Core an Asset

Working Conditions


  • This position is located at Hoyle Pond, part of Newmont's Porcupine Mine near Timmins, ON.  
  • In this role, you will work a 5x2 schedule.  If you do not live near the site, we will require relocation.

Please enter Job Number 9922  to submit your application (www.goldcorp.com/careers).  As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. All properties owned by Porcupine Operations are Tobacco-Free. This includes but is not limited to all buildings, parking lots, vehicles, the surrounding wooded area, roadways, tailings, rehabilitated sites, etc.