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Maintenance Planner

  • Job reference: AE-000295
  • Sector: Energy, Nuclear
  • Location: United States
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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 11th largest global design firm by ENR in 2016 with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our team as a Maintenance Planner

Job Description

The service will include but is not limited to:

Maintenance Planners need to be able to produce an estimated one work instruction a week.

Creation of initial maintenance work orders and instructions using vendor manuals, industry procedures
or procedures supplied by other experts as required by the functions in line with internationally accepted

Develop the required Human Factored Technical work instructions to support execution of event free

Provide information to support generation of Procedure Change Requests {PCRs) by the functions.

These Procedure Change Requests are generated on an as needed (daily) basis by the functions as
the work performed by the maintenance planner{s) may identify procedure improvement opportunities.

Reformatting of existing maintenance work instructions in accordance with Nawah's Maintenance

Procedures, Administrative Writers Guide and Technical Writers Guide. These time-lines are determined
by Management and the Function in line with critical milestones for the first unit fuel load and Commercial
Operational Readiness milestone for Unit 1.

Perform technical administrative activities as assigned by Site Maintenance Managers.

The contracted Maintenance planners are fully integrated into the Nawah Procedures and Records
Management function and systems and makes a large contribution in decreasing the work instruction
workload of the Function.

Possible secondment to other departments as required, in line with skills and work instruction writing

Job Requirements

Have at least 5 years planning experience in a mechanical, electrical, Instrumentation & Control or
Welding discipline

At least 5 years’ experience with advanced print reading skills (electrical, mechanical, P&ID, logic and
control) to be able to accurately understand plant drawings.

At least 5 years of in-plant experience with maintenance activities, fault finding, technical problem

Maintenance planners must be able to understand vendor manuals from a technical perspective and
apply that knowledge to work instruction content and to validate or recommend technical information be
added to work instructions or procedures to ensure clear, concise and accurate content.

The Maintenance planners must understand the concept of procedure use and adherence and its
application to work instructions.

Maintenance Planners must be able to demonstrate the ability to develop Human Factored Technical
Work Instructions (Training or Certification in HuP Factored Technical Writing Instruction or Professional
Procedure Association Certification or equivalent).

Ability to obtain the required BNPP site access to perform work at Barakah site. Work will be performed
at BNPP site. Work hours will be 38 hours per week, working similar hours to Maintenance staff. Nawah
reserves the option to request the maintenance planners to work extended hours if required by the

Maintenance planners will be required amongst other to develop, update, technically verify, by desktop,
simulator and plant walkdown and format existing and new Human Factored Technical Work Instructions to support event free maintenance activities:
1. Validate through a review of the background documents, vendor manuals, and drawings as assigned.
2. Support revision of work instructions.
3. Review work instructions developed by other departments that may have an impact on Maintenance.
4.Perform technical review of work instructions against Operating Technical Specifications, design
specifications, license requirements and documents and guidelines as assigned. 1,
5. Verification and validation of work instructions as required and defined in Nawah procedures. This task will include plant walkdowns and require physical fitness to complete Training, Support and Maintenance and any other information relevant to the requirement.

Education and Experience Requirements

An engineering diploma (electrical, mechanical, I&C) OR equivalent experience & training at a nuclear
power plant

Due to current law, and in conjunction with the advertised position’s scope of work, candidates that are Non-US citizens are required to be submitted for further approval to the NNSA before being considered for hiring purposes. In addition, any candidates with dual citizenship in the US and another country must undergo further review for approval by the NNSA. Proof of citizenship will be requested upon receipt of application/resume.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here: 


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