Kearl Long Range Plant Scheduler

Job description

  • Reports to Scheduling Supervisor
  • Develops and manages plant long range schedules
  • Manages scheduling resource profile including allocation & optimization 

Primary job function:

  • Communication is key in all aspects of your day
  • Formulate quality schedules for all maintainable assets
  • Create, adjust and update the 28 day, 90 day and 1 year schedule necessary to manage Kearl maintenance
  • Work closely with Planning, Execution, Operations targeting fully integrated schedules
  • Resource and capacity level schedules to facilitate resource forecasting
  • Report on annual PM forecasts
  • Assist with requests for correct SAP set-up, KPI’s and cost centers
  • Assist in cost and resource analysis
  • Identify Continuous Improvement opportunities
  • Provide recommendations to the Cross Functional Asset Level Teams on resource utilization
  • Develop and provide scheduling stewardship as defined by business unit
  • Support a continuous improvement culture and champion Kearl Business Process
  • Conduct cross functional reviews with operations, technical, maintenance, management, planning
  • Work closely with Planning, Execution, Operations targeting fully integrated schedules



  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required
  • Technical certification preferred – Trades certification or Project Management


  • 5 years industry experience – Plant Planning or Project Management
  • Expertise in Scheduling Software (Prometheus/Primavera/Project)
  • Superior working knowledge of SAP
  • Strong working knowledge of PM management system;
  • Knowledge of Maintenance processes and oil sands maintenance programs
  • Familiarity with heavy industry planning, scheduling and execution concepts
  • Thorough working knowledge of Maintenance and Reliability practices
  • Continuous improvement skills and commitment to best practices
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; communication and influencing
  • Proven coaching and mentoring techniques and skills and an ability & desire to train others
  • Ability to work EDO Schedule from Calgary, ability to travel to site approximately 2-5 days per month
  • Occasional site coverage for short range schedulers onsite as required
  • Valid class 5 driver's license and safe driving record are required


Start date: Q3, 2018

Location: Calgary, AB


Your benefits

  • A company committed to career growth - we recruit those who are interested in a career with Imperial and prefer to develop and promote people from within.  Our career management process means that you will likely perform a number of unique, challenging roles during your career.
  • Successful networking and mentoring programs - enables you to spend time with managers from across the organization to learn about other departments and opportunities.  Also allows you to connect with peers at a similar experience level.
  • Commitment to safety, ethics & continuous improvement - these standards are the reason Imperial is an industry leader.  You will work for a company that upholds safety and ethics ideals and continues to seek out ways to improve. 
  • Exceptional benefits program - includes competitive savings, retirement, and healthcare plans that you can customize to meet your individual needs. A comprehensive relocation package is provided, if required. Educational and physical fitness financial assistance programs round out our benefits package.
  • Continuous learning environment - encourages you to augment your skills and capabilities.
  • If you are talented, driven, and want to make meaningful contributions that really impact environmental, safety and bottom line objectives, then you owe it to yourself to apply with Imperial.
  • Competitive vacation package and one scheduled Friday off per month and five floating days annually for use at your discretion with approval.


Who we are
A leading member of Canada’s energy industry, Imperial offers exciting opportunities across our upstream, downstream and chemical, and corporate divisions. We are committed to high standards, applying technology and innovation to meet energy demands in a safe, reliable and environmentally sound manner. No matter what your career path, we provide the platform to elevate your goals and achieve your ambitions, while providing support through wide-ranging programs and benefits.


Other considerations

  • For applicants selected to be interviewed, pre-employment background screening will be required.
  • We thank all those who apply; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Eligibility to work in Canada
Applicants must be permanently eligible to work in Canada. Proof of eligibility must be in the form of a copy of your Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate or Canadian certificate of permanent residence. Document must be current and valid (not expired, cancelled or voided). Proof of eligibility is required if an offer is made.


Application deadline: July 15, 2018


Imperial is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals.

In certain situations, Imperial may use your application to consider your suitability for other positions in the company and may also provide the information to its affiliates, including affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation, in connection with possible opportunities at those affiliates.