WestCorp Solutions Ltd. Project Planner Contract in Regina, SK

WestCorp Solutions Ltd.

Branch Regina SK CA

Project Planner
Regina, SK

The role of the Project Planner is accountable for detailed project planning, scheduling, cost estimating and control functions in general to maximize…

Job Summary

The role of the Project Planner is accountable for detailed project planning, scheduling, cost estimating and control functions in general to maximize production while achieving budgeted targets in a safe, cost effective and timely manner. Planning knowledge and experience particularly with Oracle is required. The ideal candidate should hold a Journeyman status as one of the following: Pipefitter, Steamfitter, Boilermaker or relative trade or possess an engineering background in mining, projects, and/or mechanical. This position will be located on our Potash Mill Site 230KMS East of Regina, SK.


  • Perform field inspections and determine the appropriate job work scopes.
  • Develop the work plans for Capital and MRM projects with the necessary information to allow efficient scheduling, assignment, and execution of these jobs.
  • Create, use, and maintain plant history and other technical files to include information in current job plans to anticipate and avoid job delays.
  • Develop cost and time estimates of the planned work relevant to specific projects.
  • Write applicable project procedures that promote defect-free work quality.
  • Be responsible for up-keep and accuracy of projects history and job records database.
  • Be responsible for up-keep and accuracy of technical information on processes, mill and equipment.
  • Maximize resource productivity by identifying parts, materials, special tools, external services, rentals and documentation.
  • Preparation of job plans ready for scheduling detailing parts, materials, special tools, external services and documentation with planned costs.
  • Identification of safety, EH&S, permit and communication requirements.
  • Preparation of job plans to include the sequencing of associated tasks, taking into account multi-craft alignment.
  • Maintain and continuously improve job plans.
  • Maintain bills of materials (BOM’s).
  • Maintain work center.
  • Development of project schedules through all stages of the projects.
  • Lead meetings with operations, maintenance, and planning team members to draft turnaround work list, if applicable.
  • Facilitate job plan reviews with maintenance, planning and project team members to ensure work packages are complete and can be executed as planned.
  • Communicating progress weekly to the project manager.


  • Must have a Grade 12 or GED
  • Dynamic individual with minimum 5 years’ experience in a construction project planning, project management or project controls.
  • Mechanical Engineer preferred or relevant technical diploma or university degree with 5+ years’ of increasing responsibility in various positions on large resource projects working for larger Organizations in Potash, Oil and Gas or construction.
  • A working knowledge of computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS); preferably Oracle; and, material management systems.
  • Proficient with Microsoft office products such as Word, Excel, Outlook and Projects.
  • Knowledge of routine maintenance and/or turnaround practices, performances measures, scheduling tools and techniques.


  • Strong interpersonal, communication, administrative and leadership skills are required
  • Motivated, self-starter who can work well independently or within a team environment
  • An effective communicator with the ability to develop positive working relations across a multitude of business units
  • Exercises good judgment on complex decisions
  • Effective leader, good problem-solving skills, planning, organizing and priority setting skills combined with a strong work ethic
  • Ability to lead moderate to large cross-functional project teams to safely, reliably, cost effectively and efficiently execute project scope
  • Ability to lead various internal and external stakeholders in the delivery of highly complex projects
  • Ability to network, relationship build, and influence change

SHIFT: 4/3 or similar shift.

CONTRACT: End of 2018 with possibility for extension.

HOURLY RATE: TBD – LOA and Travel Allowance may be offered to candidates requiring travel.

You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with job site policies.

We would sincerely like to thank all interested applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted at this time.

“WestCorp Solutions Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to help build a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.”

Job Type: Contract


  • Project Planning: 5 years
  • Potash: 5 years


  • AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate


  • Regina, SK


  • english

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Regina, SK, CA
Posted on: 2018-07-27
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