Electrical Planner - Concentrator

Location: Ray Mine AZ Posted Date: March 13, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 2168 Careermine Job Id: 1838297
Position Title: Maintenance Planner

Reports to: Maintenance Manager


The Maintenance planner's primary purpose is to plan and schedule all maintenance activities for equipment fleet in his area. This includes the development of detailed job plans, facilitates compliance with OEM specifications, identifies best practices and complies with safety and environmental policies. Job planning results in improved performance and productivity of the department labor resources. The planner develops daily, weekly and monthly schedules. The planner develops detailed plans for overhauls and projects. The planner uses a variety of software to complete daily activities such as MIMS and MS Office products. The planner acts as the SPOC between maintenance and production supervision. The planner is responsible for maintaining detailed records of equipment and facility conditions and to manage a program of continual improvement and enhancement. The planner attends daily planning meetings in his/her area of responsibility

  • Plans maintenance jobs including safety considerations, provide a detailed task list, estimated job duration, parts and materials procurement and a cost estimate.
  • Refines PCR (planned component replacement) intervals, routine job plans and major project plans.
  • Coordinate and communicate with production department supervision.
  • Recommends action plans to address repetitive and catastrophic component failures.
  • Compiles the field investigation reports and the failure analysis results to maintain records for the program performance evaluation.
  • Calculates and monitors the work group KPI's (key performance indicators).
  • Provides technical specifications for required parts and materials to assist in the procurement process.
  • Compiles component and material performance information to justify the technical specs.
  • Gathers and compiles information necessary to prepare one-year and five-year departmental cost and equipment forecasts.
  • Reviews the work order backlog, planned work compliance reports and operation's planes to establish work priorities.
  • Develops, publishes and distribute daily, weekly and monthly work schedules.
  • Attends daily, weekly and monthly maintenance planning meetings.
  • Reviews job plan feedback reports and prepares improvement summary documentation.
  • Checks the accuracy of the equipment and component records in the MIMS.
  • Furnishes detailed documentation for planned work to be completed by outside contractors.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Labor Agreement and safety policies.
  • Review Dispatch Operation performance graphs relevant to maintenance.
  • Manage purchasing of operating consumables and parts.
  • Advises the General Supervisor of any problems or issues and presents solutions after deliberation.
  • Must have written, verbal, and listening communication skills.
  • Establish critical spare parts inventory for production equipment.
  • Establish APLs and swing components for production equipment.
  • Create standard Work Orders with task check lists.
  • Establish min - max quantities for parts stock inventory.
  • Schedule all PM and planned jobs and follow up on schedule compliance by the shop.
  • Ensure compliance of O.E.M. recommended maintenance items, frequencies and warranty requirements.
  • Establish component life cycles and produce / distribute PCR forecasts/schedule.
  • Keep up to date the 30/60/90 day rolling cost forecasts spreadsheet for the department.
  • Limit DI purchase requisitions to emergency items.
  • Initiate the requisitions and follow up on component rebuilds / exchanges / cores for both on-site and off-site.
  • Stage the parts and components for planned / scheduled jobs
  • Assist shop foremen with parts requests.
  • Write new direct charge Purchase requisitions as requested.
  • Weekly update of schedules and forecasts of planned jobs.
  • Review backlog and procure parts and plan / schedule the jobs.
  • Maintain MTD equipment repair history costs.
  • Open and close Work Orders

  • Attend professional workshops with mining industry peers to determine best practices to enhance maintenance work processes at the mine.
  • Improve Ellipse maintenance system skill.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of maintaining large mining equipment, including electric shovels and drills and all types of mine support equipment.
  • Must have strong mechanical skills and understanding of welding, fabrication, machining, and equipment rebuild / repair.
  • Must have good people skills and ability to effectively communicate to superiors and subordinates verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of basic computer functions in Excel, Word, Ellipse, PowerPoint, MS Access and MS Outlook.
  • Deductive reasoning skills.
  • Knowledge of Root Cause Failure Analysis
  • Ability to navigate through complicated and detailed purchasing procedures and policies.
  • Sound understanding of MSHA, safety, and environmental regulations as they relate to the area of work.
  • Needs skills in project management, predictive maintenance, equipment repair, and maintenance planning.


· English language fluency.

· Must have High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)

· Minimum 5 years experience in heavy equipment maintenance operations.

  • The job requires training or instruction in the area of environmental Awareness.
  • This job requires training or instruction in the area of Safety & Health awareness including completion of the appropriate MSHA training.

A core value of ASARCO LLC is "Safety First." The Company is committed to help employees continuously improve their efforts to work in the most safe, inclusive, socially and environmentally responsible manner practicable. Employee safety and health, both on and off the job, are critically important to the Company. Therefore, ASARCO LLC requires employees to have and effectively demonstrate good working knowledge of modern safety systems. Each employee will take prime responsibility for ensuring that s/he works within all required safety procedures and processes.

ASARCO LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates must possess a current and valid driver's license. Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful criminal background check and pre-employment physical including a drug screen.

ASARCO LLC offers an excellent low-cost benefits package for medical/prescription/ dental/vision, disability coverage, life insurance and other optional coverage and 401(k) plan with company match.

The Ray mine is located 64 miles southeast of Phoenix and 70 miles northeast of Tucson. We have a robust carpool / vanpool program and encourage employees to participate. Employees save more than 50% of their commuting costs while reading, sleeping or just enjoying the view.