Maintenance Planner - FERO Nova Scotia/REgroup

Truro , Nova Scotia

Fero Waste and Recycling Inc, a division of The Municipal Group of Companies, is a leading and dynamic solid waste company that services New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and is currently seeking the knowledge and expertise of a Maintenance Planner based out of our Truro, NS location.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reports to the Fleet Maintenance Manager
  • Plan and coordinate daily maintenance and after-hours service calls for various pieces of equipment, and ensure that maintenance information is accurately entered into our computerized maintenance management system
  • Assign work to maintenance personnel and ensure that the work is completed on schedule and in compliance with safety and cost objectives
  • Work closely with managers to continuously improve processes and procedures, and ensure that they are followed
  • Coordinate with operations staff to schedule maintenance (as much as possible) during scheduled equipment downtime, to help optimize equipment utilization
  • Analyze maintenance requirements and provide reports to support management team
  • Perform audits of work orders, tools and safety documentation to help ensure continued compliance
  • Ensure the safety of fellow employees
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, and Experience:

  • 5 years previous experience in maintenance, project coordination and/or other relevant work experience
  • Mechanic or equivalent experience would be considered an asset
  • Able to deal with people tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times
  • High attention to detail when completing tasks
  • Ability to multitask and complete tasks in a timely and efficient manner
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work effectively
  • Computer literate (intermediate to advanced level) with MS Office suite (i.e. Word, Excel and Outlook);
  • Working safely is a condition of employment.

Working Conditions:
Maintenance Planners require the use of personnel protective equipment (PPE) such as a hardhat, steel toe boots, and a reflective vest to minimize risks while on the work site.

A comprehensive pension and benefits package are offered with this position along with opportunities for advancement, training, and development.

Application Process:
Completed applications should be submitted to:

Human Resources
Attention: Chelsey Haley
Via Email:
Please reference “Fero Maintenance Planner” in the subject line.

We are an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested candidates to submit a detailed resume.

We would like to thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified.