Maintenance Planner (Maintenance & Trades)

Full Time

  Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (

  Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada

LP Building Products is a Fortune 1000 leading global manufacturer of engineered wood products located in the heart of downtown Nashville.  At LP, creating new solutions for building is who we are. Since we pioneered our first engineered wood product, we’ve been continually creating better products to fit the changing needs of the building industry.

LP’s values-driven, positive culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in a safe, ethical, fun, challenging and rewarding place to work.  For more than 40 years, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry.

Job Purpose

Facilitate the Preventative Maintenance Program for a manufacturing facility. Plans, schedules, and coordinates maintenance labor, along with parts and materials, and equipment access to ensure timely accomplishment of scheduled maintenance and conformance to specifications.

Key Responsibilities

  • Administer and manage EAM system including providing local support, issue resolution, data management and ensuring system integrity.
  • Establish and maintain accurate database & library for facility manufacturing equipment.
  • Create and generate reports including maintenance trends, failure analysis, and cost as required.
  • Identify and prioritize routine maintenance, recommend schedules to maintenance department, publish weekly maintenance schedules and planned work.
  • Work with supply management attaching store room inventory items to facility equipment
  • Work closely with vendors to accomplish goals and objectives
  • Create, maintain, and revise preventative maintenance specifications along with job kits, corrective procedures, and SOP’s.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety, quality and environmental rules & regulations.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong computer and software skills
  • Strong spreadsheet software and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) skills
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and process improvement.
  • Knowledge of plant safety rules and procedures.
  • Knowledge of preventive and predictive maintenance systems.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical material, manuals, and other reference sources.


  • Associate’s degree/technical diploma or vocational certificate
  • Interprovincial Red Seal in a related field preferred (Canada)


  • 2 years maintenance
  • 3 years experience in manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Or any equivalent combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.

Work Environment

  • Plant environment.
  • Exposure to machinery, electrical sources, dust, chemicals, & loud noise.

LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.

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