Job Description
Job Title:  Mine Maintenance Scheduler
Posting Start Date:  1/16/24

The Greenstone Mine commenced production in May 2024 and will be one of Canada’s largest open-pit gold mines, with annual production expected to average nearly 400,000 ounces of gold per year for an initial 14-year mine life with additional potential from a large underground deposit. Greenstone Gold Mines L.P. is owned by Equinox Gold Corp., a Vancouver-based mining company with seven other operating mines in the United States, Mexico and Brazil

 

 

Greenstone Mine is seeking a Mine Maintenance Scheduler to join our team. Reporting to the Senior Mine Maintenance Planner, the Mine Maintenance Scheduler is responsible for supporting the Maintenance team by managing the week-by-week schedules.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:
•    Be familiar with and adhere to all Greenstone safety policies and best practices, and develop work schedules in compliance with these policies. Always encourage a safe and productive workplace.
•    Attend daily control meetings to be informed of operational changes, breakdowns, and found work. Adjust the daily and weekly schedules to accommodate the mine plan requirements and available labour. Review the breakdown backlog with the execution team, and schedule breakdown and corrective work accordingly. 
•    Develop the daily and weekly schedules in compliance with the operational needs and the priority of work. Lead the weekly maintenance scheduling meeting. Revise the schedules based on feedback from invested stakeholders.
•    Review and verify all trades, parts, services, and support equipment required for approved planned work using the SAP CMMS and ensure their availability prior to the work being scheduled. Note any deficiencies or shortcomings to the Execution and Planning teams in advance of the work being scheduled.
•    Review the active week’s schedule and work order statuses; confirm proper completion of work orders daily. Ensure the daily schedule reflects the real-world situation. Provide recommendations of frequently scheduled work, including re-scheduled/deferred work and re-work.
•    Conduct daily worksite visits for scheduled maintenance. Support the execution team and update the work timeline to reflect the changing situation. 
•    Participate in pre-shutdown work meetings to ensure all stakeholders understand work activities, and conduct after action reviews to continually improve the work scheduling process.
•    Communicate all changes to the schedule to all stakeholders consistently and accurately.

 

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
•    Be self-motivated and safety conscious.
•    Demonstrate a strong attention to detail and an analytical mind.
•    Maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
•    Be organized, able to prioritize tasks, and work both independently and as a teammate.
•    Demonstrate strong verbal and written communications skills in English.
•    Have strong leadership skills and integrity. 
•    Create a positive work atmosphere and be part of an inclusive work environment.
•    Willing to perform repetitive tasks.
•    Comfortable working at heights.

 

EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION
•    Trade Certification or equivalent professional work experience and education with maintenance work routines.
•    3+ years’ experience with computerized maintenance information systems and maintenance practice/methods is essential.
•    Strong skills with Windows and Microsoft Office, especially Outlook, Excel, and Word. Familiarity with MS Project is a strong advantage.
•    Experience with SAP or another modern CMMS is an asset.
•    5+ years’ experience with the maintenance of mobile equipment.
•    Prior experience in an industrial setting - mine site experience is preferred.

 

LOCATION
•    This position will be based in Geraldton, Ontario on a 14-day in/out rotation.


 

 

Greenstone Mine provides company transportation from multiple pick-up point locations.

We thank all candidates for their applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 
Greenstone Gold Mines is committed to inclusiveness, equity, 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.