Reliability Engineer - Regional

The Reliability Engineer can be based remotely in any of the following provinces in Canada - Quebec, New Brunswick, Manitoba, Alberta or British Columbia.


Company’s Maintenance Support Group is seeking a highly organized, motivated, and self-directed individual to fill the position of Remote Reliability Engineer/Reliability Specialist. The incumbent will use Company Reliability Centered Maintenance methods to determine and manage the reliability program for plant equipment. The successful applicant will be responsible for direct (hands-on) reliability program support at multiple Company facilities and play a key role in the overall maintenance program consistent with Company’s Maintenance Excellence strategy. Substantial travel is required, and the successful applicant can be located within reasonable proximity of a Company plant, office and/or major airport within Canada (relocation may be required).


The successful applicant is expected to take a hands-on approach and will be responsible for the following:

  • Provide leadership and participate actively to ensure the highest standards are achieved and maintained in terms of safety, environment, quality, and efficiency.
  • Coordinate development and annual review of the plant’s Asset Reliability Criteria.
  • Conduct and lead Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) equipment criticality evaluations on plant and mobile equipment in accordance with Company practices.
  • Conduct and lead the development, and annual review of the preventive maintenance program on plant and mobile equipment.
  • Work with the Planner/Scheduler to create and maintain preventive maintenance tasks identified through RCM practices.
  • Ensure the Root Cause Analysis (RCA) program is established and functioning in accordance with Company RCA practices.
  • Responsible for the management of all asset condition monitoring programs, technologies, tools and systems.
  • Conduct and lead Defect Elimination (DE) program for plant and mobile equipment in accordance with Company DE practices.
  • Provide various training to maintenance and operations employees related to the Company Reliability Program.
  • Responsible for insuring information on changes resulting from the various reliability and maintenance processes are captured in the appropriate systems (change management).
  • Substantial travel required: 50% travel to Company facilities in Canada (occasional travel to US sites will be required).


  • Proven track record of safe work and safety leadership.
  • Technical college certification or university degree in a related trade or engineering field, with a minimum of 3 years of experience in a heavy industrial environment.
  • Assignments are broad in nature and require appreciable originality, research and ingenuity.
  • High degree of organizational, prioritizing, and motivational skills.
  • Ability to motivate and work well with maintenance and operations employees to solicit input and develop ownership of key processes.
  • High level of computer skills (JDE, MS Office) and capable of learning new applications.
  • The applicant must be eligible to work in both Canada and US, and/or must be able to obtain the required work visa.
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