Electrical Maintenance Planner

Lac des Iles Mine, Ontario, Canada
May 04, 2021
Jun 03, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Who We Are:

Impala Canada is the only Canadian primary palladium producer. Located in Northern Ontario, Lac des Iles Mine (LDI) features a world class orebody consisting of an open pit and one of the largest underground mines in Canada. Mine operations are data driven, supported by the latest in mine technology and equipment, real time mine management, and automation. At LDI we employ over 700 of Canada's best and brightest in their field. Driven to exceed, our people are motivated by a culture of safety in a positive and collaborative work environment. With a modern infrastructure, significant exploration portfolio, and dedicated employees Impala Canada is a well-positioned, low cost, long term, sustainable palladium producer.

Job Description:

Reporting directly to the Planning/Reliability General Foreman, the Electrical Maintenance Planner is responsible for liaising between Engineering, Operations and Maintenance groups to ensure the maximum use of Maintenance resources while minimizing interruptions to Operations and Production. This position will be 14/14.

The planner ensures that all internal beneficiaries of Maintenance receive timely, efficient and quality service.
Develops detailed planned jobs including determination of labour resources needed and downtime required, parts and equipment required to complete both preventive and corrective maintenance tasks.
Formulate and develop long term plans, coordinating with mine dept, UG projects and fixed plant maintenance for shutdowns.
Ensures all regulatory inspections are scheduled to maintain compliance.
Manages the backlog to ensure that work is moving through the planning/scheduling/execution process in a timely, logical and safe manner
Acts as an effective liaison with other departments such as Materials Management and Mill & Mine Operations, to ensure compliance with the requirements regulatory and preventive maintenance.
Provide a central source of information concerning maintenance work, equipment, equipment repair special tool and equipment requirements. Manages the records, documentation and work history for the department.
Contribute to the development of the annual maintenance operating budget. Monitors and controls costs within the budgetary guidelines. Assist in timely preparation of AFE justifications in compliance with the needs of the department and the approved capital budget.
Develop Weekly schedules for the Electrical Maintenance Supervisor to execute as agreed upon during the weekly planning/scheduling meeting.


Trade certificate in Electrical, Instrumentation and/or;
Post-Secondary education in electrical engineering, automation, etc.
Relevant experience in Mining, U/G Mining, processing facilities
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, MS Project, CMMS (4Site, SAP, etc)
Knowledge of Maintenance & Reliability terminology and processes.
Effective communication skills (written, oral, listening)
Previous planner experience an asset
Previous project management experience an asset
A high-level of organizational skills, confidence, and decision-making abilities
Ability to perform in a self-directed, fast paced, team environment
A thorough understanding of Maintenance management

What's in it for You:

The position offers a competitive remuneration package consisting of base salary, health & medical insurance, retirement savings plan and travel allowance. Accommodations and meals are provided while at the mine site. On your off duty time enjoy various outdoor and indoor extracurricular activities.

Please note, that all job offers are conditional upon successful completion of a pre-employment medical which includes drug and alcohol testing.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please visit www.impalacanada.com for more information regarding Lac des iles Mines Ltd. Visit careers.impalacanada.com to apply


Impala Canada Ltd.


LDI Mine Site

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