Are you a Reliability Specialist looking for a new opportunity? Our client, Canada’s largest diversified resource company, is seeking a Senior Reliability Specialist at their Sparwood, BC location to help update and improve maintenance strategies and technologies for their mines and coal processing plants. The successful candidate will report to the Reliability Lead, providing support and leadership while managing business-wide programs across multiple sites. If you’re looking to test your skills with a large organization, then we want to hear from you! If you have any questions, please give us a call at 1-855-733-7325 (RED)-(SEAL) or text 250-483-5954. To apply, please send in your cover letter and resume below!

Our client has been in business for more than 100 years, having fully diversified into copper, zinc, steelmaking coal, and energy. Community-oriented, our client takes pride in building relationships and is committed to sustainable operations. They are dedicated to the safety and wellbeing of their employees and work constantly to create a culture of respect for all peoples.

Sparwood, BC is a family-friendly community nestled in the Rocky Mountains. Surrounded by pristine wilderness, there’s no end of outdoor activities to choose from, be it skiing, canoeing, camping, fly-fishing, even golf. It is located roughly a half hour’s drive away from Elkford and Fernie, BC, and about 45 minutes to the Alberta border. Residents enjoy affordable housing, all the necessary  amenities, and a relaxed, rural atmosphere.

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Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full Time.

Location: Sparwood, BC

Number of Vacancies: 1

Salary: Competitive, depending on experience. Relocation assistance is provided, if needed.

Benefits: An excellent benefits package including full health benefits (with family coverage), RSP contributions, and a profit sharing bonus plan.

Shifts: Mon to Thurs 7am – 4pm, Friday 7pm – 3pm with every second Friday off.


  • A strong technical background with hands on experience is required for this role.

  • Significant experience with managing oil analysis programs; industry certification such as CLS is preferred.

  • Experience with online condition monitoring of mobile equipment and process equipment will be considered an asset.


  • Related technical diploma or trade certification. Preference will be given to those with an engineering or related postgraduate degree.

  • A minimum of Level 1 certification in various CBM technologies (Vibration Analysis, Thermography, etc.); Level 2 or higher is preferred.

  • Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) or the ability to obtain is also essential.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Advanced understanding of machine dynamics and equipment maintenance

  • Advanced computer skills with Microsoft Office® are necessary: Excel, Word, Outlook

  • Expert understanding of RCM principles and condition-based-maintenance program development

  • Excellent communication, human-relation, and follow-up skills are required

  • Must be a proven team player and work well in a fast paced environment

  • Must have strong leadership skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures

  • Manage business-unit wide programs such as real time mobile fleet monitoring, haul truck engine maintenance programs, and our other world class condition-based-maintenance programs

  • Provide leadership, mentoring, and training to reliability and maintenance personnel across multiple sites

  • Understand developments in condition-based-maintenance (CBM) technologies and practices, and apply them to the mining and processing environments

  • Implement programs to increase asset availability, reduce ownership costs, and extend component life

  • Providing expert advice regarding remaining life and asset condition assessments


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