Equipment Planner - Kiewit Equipment Services -2024


Montreal, Quebec, CA Toronto, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 169705 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Equipment Services 

Department: Equipment 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview


As an early career Equipment Specialist, you will support regional construction and mining operations. The incumbent of this position is responsible for planning, establishing the schedule and budgets as well as the use and reliability of a fleet of construction and mining equipment. The incumbent will take care of the day-to-day and long-term aspects of a fleet of equipment. The main objective of this position is to improve the reliability of the equipment as well as to implement, audit, manage and monitor preventive maintenance programs.


District Overview

Kiewit Equipment Services (KES) helps ensure the profitability of Kiewit projects through improved equipment utilization and mechanical reliability, providing world-class equipment and service.


One of the many things that makes Kiewit's culture unique is that we go where the work is, which opens up many career opportunities. We relocate our teams based on available work and we tailor development plans, skills and career goals for each team member. This means that your adventure at Kiewit is tailor-made to meet our common needs.


• Understand and comply with all company and federal government requirements and provincial health, safety and environmental

• Ensure the supply and handling of materials

• Produce and maintain tool/filter lists and documentation

• Perform equipment and parts inspection

• Provide logistics management and communication

• Plan and establish the schedule and budgets for long and short term equipment

• Plan and process the necessary documentation for critical lifting activities

• Use data from reliability and failure analyzes to increase availability and equipment reliability

• Establish and maintain communication between all levels of supervision and management

• Support service technicians: parts ordering, inventory management, team scheduling and quality and safety management

• Take care of special projects as needed


• Undergraduate degree in diesel/automotive technology, heavy equipment, mechanical engineering or construction management

• Having at least one (1) year of experience in equipment is preferable

• Have at least 1 year of experience in planning and establishing equipment schedules and budgets is preferred

• Demonstrate a strong work ethic and willingness to do what it takes to get the job done

• Demonstrate excellent organizational, time management and communication skills

• Have an eye for detail and the ability to lead multiple projects concurrently while prioritizing tasks

• Be prepared to travel and relocate as needed

• Be ready to work in an office as well as on a construction site

• Knowledge of CAD modeling programs is an asset

• Ability to access all points of the construction site or equipment facilities in a wide range of environments and climatic conditions


Functional knowledge of English (written and verbal) is considered as an asset since mobility across provinces in Canada is required. Lessons can be provided as needed.


Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
•    May work at various different locations and conditions may vary

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

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