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Maintenance Planner in Wheatfield, IN at NiSource

Date Posted: 7/25/2018

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Job Description


  • Develop maintenance plans and work packets at an appropriate level of detail considering the size, complexity, and criticality of the job. Work packets shall consist of material/parts listings, procedures, drawings and equipment clearance requests.
  • Coordinate maintenance work schedules with operating and maintenance groups to ensure maintenance requirements to support reliable and efficient unit operations are addressed.
  • Places high priority on environmental equipment and systems maintenance to assure compliance with environmental permits and procedures. Emphasizes the commitment to performing all work in compliance with environmental procedures with crafts and contractors.
  • Issue accurate equipment clearance requests understanding the safety aspects of the job and relaying this understanding to the people involved with the ECR.
  • Assumes duties of maintenance supervisor during absences due to vacation, illness, or special assignment.
    Respond to emergency calls outside of normal scheduled hours.
  • Develop work scopes and bid specifications for work performed by contracted resources. Manage projects performed by outside contractors in accordance with the Contractors Information Handbook. Perform real time cost tracking of projects to ensure projects are completed within budget.
  • Work closely with Material and Contract Services on material and contract labor procurement issues and dispute resolution.
  • Apply complete cost and labor estimates for all maintenance tasks assigned to crews or the backlog to support the work management and budget process.
  • Develop capital and O&M budget initiatives necessary to ensure long-term reliability of critical generating equipment.
  • Assist in the development of short outage plans to ensure work that is required to support unit reliability is prepared and can be efficiently executed when outage opportunities become available on short notice.
  • Assist operating departments in monitoring equipment and troubleshooting

Required for Selection:

  • Proven technical competence and understanding in the process of fossil fueled electric power production.
  • Knowledge of various computer software packages including, maintenance management, project management, spreadsheets and word processing.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • 5 years of mechanical maintenance experience
  • Ability to read schematics
  • Experience working with bargaining unit contracts

Preferred for Selection:

  • Ability to encourage teamwork, participation and individual accountability.
  • Understand and can apply the elements of maintenance management process.

Education/Work Experience:
Required for Selection:

  • Five years of generating station experience in maintenance or operations or equivalent.

Preferred for Selection:

  • Four year degree and/or 5 years work experience.
  • Trained in Master Standard Data (Application of engineered benchmark standards
Inclusion & Diversity

Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others' perspectives/convictions, engaging others' opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration.  Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

How To Apply

For immediate consideration, please apply on-line at before August 24th!

Equal Employment Opportunity

NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities.


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