Senior Reliability Specialist, Shovels

24 January 2020


Our client is looking for a Senior Reliability Specialist, (Electric Shovels) in Fort McMurray, AB.

Preferred candidated living in Fort McMurray.

Otherwise the candidate must want to relocate to Fort McMurray for the position.

It is not Fly in Fly out position- could offer a competitive relocation package for anyone successful.

Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs

You will use your expertise to:

  • Provide technical advice and guidance to the business regarding short and long term maintenance activities and strategies
  • Manage on-site assessments of equipment issues and path forward
  • Participate in and facilitate failure analysis, root cause analysis and incident investigation teams
  • Support reliability improvements through technology
  • Provide exceptional mentorship and guidance to new hire employees in the EIT (Engineer in training) reliability groups and planning roles, as well as be a trusted resource for field technicians with limited shovel specialized training
  • Provide recommendations on regular stewardship asset reliability performance
  • Share your experience in condition based monitoring programs related to ultra-class equipment

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Must have electric shovels experience
  • A High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • 20 years of in field working experience with shovels and ultra-class haul trucks
  • 20 years of in field experience working within either maintenance and reliability or a combination of both for large mining equipment
  • 15-20 years of mining experience
  • Knowledge of P&H and Komatsu equipment
  • The ability to anticipate potential problems and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions, as well as having a strong sense of accountability
  • A valid driver's licence and a clean driving record
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • Oil sand experience
  • Journeyperson or Mechanical engineering educational background
  • Strong collaboration skills that enables you to build strong, positive relationships with diverse groups


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