Electrical Planner

Lima, Ohio, United States

Job Reference 1242066

Location Lima, Ohio, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Downstream

Function Planning / Scheduling

Job Type Contract

Date Added April 19, 2024

Airswift is looking for an Electrical Planner to work with a major company on a 12-month contract in Lima, OH  

Schedule: 7 AM – 3:30 PM 

The Electrical Maintenance Planner is responsible for reviewing, estimating, purchasing, and keeping a record of all work requests, which includes requests for labor, tools, material and equipment. This position plays a fundamental role in planning work activities, ensuring safe work practices and ensuring company policies and procedures are adhered to. In addition, the person in this position is expected to perform all duties in accordance with the COIMS framework. 



  • Manage work requests received from and authorized by maintenance service users. 

  • Coordinate all details relating to completion of work request-Work Scope, Labor, Tools, Material and Equipment. (This includes management of work order reporting by the tracking and recording of all cost associated with specific work orders.) 

  • Plan, estimate costs and request the staff, material, and equipment necessary for approval of work requests. 

  • Ensure work plans follow safety practices, procedures, and company policy. 

  • Manage maintenance records essential for the Planning and Scheduling Department to provide effective operations. 

  • Work effectively and cooperatively with Maintenance Supervisors, Operations and Purchasing Departments in a proactive manner to coordinate and schedule the planned work to achieve maximum efficiency and cost management. 

  • Assist the scheduling team in organization and communicating plans on a daily and weekly basis. 

  • Maintain an efficient work environment that promotes employee participation and develops leadership skills. 

  • Responsible for following all safety policies and guidelines as stablished by the company 

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment including active participation in month Safety Meetings. 

  • Provide back up coverage for the Electrical Supervisor 



  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent 

  • An Associate degree in Electrical/Electronics Technology would be an asset 

  • Journeyman Certification would be an asset 

  • NEC Working Knowledge would be an asset 

  • 5+ years of electrical field experience, including troubleshooting and repair, 10+ years of experience in planning and scheduling maintenance work would be an asset 

  • Extensive working knowledge and experience in electrical repairs 

  • Maintenance and Supervisory experience 

  • Previous experience in ordering material and services, preparing and evaluating bid packages and developing contracts with suppliers/vendors. 

  • General knowledge of all refinery maintenance practices, and knowledge in and experience with safe work practices in an oil refinery environment accompanied by a superior safety attitude would be an asset 

  • Ability to develop scope and plans for preventive maintenance work. This includes above average skills in planning, scheduling, and cost control 

  • Experience with SAP or other business enterprise software 

  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication and organizational skills 

  • Well-developed communication and presentation skill sufficient to convey both factual and conceptual information requiring detailed explanation and interpretation to staff, professional and business groups 

  • Strong leadership orientation that includes coaching, development of staff, and guidance of individuals toward goal achievement 

  • Technical competency matrix 

  • Proficient use of MS Office-MS Project and Primavera would be an asset 


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