Maintenance Planner - Municipal Group of Companies

Lower Sackville , Nova Scotia

Position Title: Maintenance Planner
Department: Maintenance
Work Location: Sackville, Nova Scotia
Reports to: Fleet Maintenance Manager

Job Summary:
TDR Transport and MBW Courier, divisions of the Municipal Group of Companies, are leaders in the transportation industry and provide quality service to our customers by providing a modern fleet of equipment and employing quality employees. Our divisions include Courier, Less Than Truckload (LTL), Third-Party Logistics, Container, Open Deck, Van/Refer, as well as Heavy Haul and they provide services throughout the Atlantic Provinces, across Canada and into the United States. We currently have an opening for a motivated individual to take on the position as Maintenance Planner based in our Sackville, Nova Scotia 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; 
  • Assume other duties and responsibilities as you develop and/or in response to changing circumstances within the company.

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 but not necessary;
  • 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: Jessica Wilson
Via Email: jessica.wilson@municipalgroup.ca
Please reference “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.