Maintenance Team Leader - Fort Saskatchewan, AB

Shell - Refinery, Scotford

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Job ID 129481BR_EN

Maintenance Team Leads provide the primary interface between maintenance execution and operations to enable alignment of objectives and adequate preparation to allow safe, effective and efficient maintenance execution for reliable assets.

  • Responsible for craft specific maintenance execution of maintenance execution process within assigned process unit(s).
  • Responsible to ensure correct prioritization of work requests, job status, and providing accurate daily updates to schedules and activities.
  • Responsible for manpower loading and ensuring scheduling information is up to date for maintenance schedulers.• Working with planners, schedules and fellow Maintenance Team Lead’s to draft daily and weekly schedules
  • Ensure scheduled work activities ready for execution by reviewing plans, using system checks to verify material and equipment as well as communicating with other groups, i.e. production, central maintenance, deliveries, etc.
  • Responsible for ensuring proper work order closeout by confirming cost accuracy by verifying time entry and material allocations, reviewing and ensuring the quality of job history and feedback
  • Manage work team to achieve KPI’s.
  • Responsible for leading the safe execution of maintenance work plans by -
    • Ensuring quality relevant toolbox talks for their team
    • Coordinating initial incident response for assigned process unit and reports• FIM investigator for all Personnel incidents
    • Ensuring team compliance to HSE training competencies and safety meeting attendance
    • Identifying the need for critical task analysis (CTA), and initiate requests for CTA development
    • Spending a minimum 25% (2hrs/day) in process units interfacing with reports and other craft teams to reinforce safe working habits and job site hazard identification.
      • Visible Safety Leadership (VSL)
      • Permit to work audits
      • Planned Inspections
  • Ensuring competent personnel assigned to work tasks
  • Responsible for the development and performance of work team by:
    • Develop equipment competency bench strength for assigned PU by monitoring competencies and cross competencies of personnel in relation to equipment and business requirements and identifying gaps within work team
    • Coordinating closure of competency gaps and updates
    • Develop minimum competency levels for contractors to support maintenance execution.
    • Accountable for the timely resolution of priority work requests to prevent production upset.
      • Allocate appropriate personnel to resolve or mitigate issues in a timely manner
      • Coordinate path forward of mitigated issues by interfacing with stakeholders and entering follow up work request
      • Manage impacts to daily and weekly schedules resulting from manpower being allocated to priority work
      • Accountable for costs and accurate coding incurred in assigned area including:
      • Employee timesheets
      • Contractor service entries
      • Validate and approve invoices
      • Ensuring unused material returned to the warehouse
      • Managing tools and equipment rentals for work execution
      • Support on-call rotation

Required Qualifications

  • Technologist or Journeyman
  • Minimum of 5 years maintenance experience in oil, heavy oil refining or closely related facility.
  • At least 2 years experience in leadership and/or supervising a team
  • Excellent Leadership, influencing and negotiating skills, coupled with diagnostic and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge and experience with Computerised Maintenance management systems (CMMS)
  • Strong interpersonal skills as this role interfaces regularly with Engineering, Production, CP and Turnaround
  • Ability to influence without direct authority
  • Demonstrated Leadership and decision-making skills.
  • Can effectively pull groups together and coordinate action plans to drive resolution.
  • Can manage evolving priorities and deliver on multiple commitments in a timely manner

Preferred Qualifications


Company Description

In Canada, we do everything from exploring for oil and gas, to refining and manufacturing, to discovering new ways to reduce emissions, to delivering fuels to our customers from coast to coast.

We have many successful businesses and projects across Canada, including:
  • a strong and rapidly growing Upstream business built around the Montney and the Duvernay shale plays, on a foundation of Foothills sour gas;
  • a successful Downstream business anchored in our Sarnia refinery (Ontario) and our Scotford refinery and upgrader (Alberta) as well as our two world-class petrochemicals plants near Edmonton;
  • a network of 1,300 retail sites across Canada – a vital point of connection for our customers to us – which makes us one of the pre-eminent fuel retailers in the country;
  • strong Aviation, Sulphur and Lubricants businesses;
  • an innovative Supply and Trading business;
  • a prospective LNG export project in Kitimat, B.C.
Canada is especially well-suited to offer lower carbon energy solutions thanks to our highly experienced workforce, our abundance of natural resources and supportive government policies. In Canada, Shell is actively exploring opportunities to invest in new fuels for transport, renewable power and customer solutions enabled by digital technology to lead the global movement towards cleaner energy.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential…
  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply and we’ll take it from there.
  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.
  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.

Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Jan 5, 2020
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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