Maintenance Planner

The University of Iowa

Job Reference #: 21004698

The Maintenance Planner collaborates with Operations and Maintenance staff to develop plans for reactive, corrective, preventive, and predictive maintenance as well as determine planning and execution priorities. This position develops detailed mechanical or electrical work plans using a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). 

Duties to Include:
•    Monitor compliance with preventive and predictive maintenance program, maintenance schedules and backlogs within a maintenance zone.
•    Provide work order updates in CMMS as required to ensure work orders are planned with materials onsite/kitted prior to scheduling for execution.
•    Procure materials necessary to perform scheduled work by writing an external PO or by utilizing internal p ar ts inventory.
•    Collaborate with Operations staff to increase the amount of planned work and reduce the amount of reactive work. 
•    Research and maintain knowledge of technology improvements in the predictive and preventive maintenance fields and incorporate such work into the planning efforts. 

For a full job description, please send an e-mail to the contact listed below.

About Facilities Management:
Facilities Management (FM) is a service unit of approximately 500 employees who work behind the scenes, 24 hours a day, serving the University of Iowa as stewards for our downtown Iowa City campus and Oakdale campus in Coralville. FM staff coordinate campus master planning, manage design and construction, and maintain and clean the buildings and grounds.

Required Qualifications:
•    Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and related experience. 
•    Professional experience (typically 1-3 years) in maintenance planning.
•    Demonstrated proficiency with computer software applications including Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, and email), and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems.
•    Continuous improvement attitude, the ability to suggest and implement best practices, and demonstrable cognizance of conceptual thinking skills.
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
•    Ability to work with a diverse group of staff at all levels of an organization.

Desired Qualifications:
•    Working knowledge in building systems.
•    Familiarity with University of Iowa maintenance concepts, practices and terminology.
•    Maintenance or reliability certifications.
•    Familiarity with general and maintenance specific safety regulations and practices.
•    Experience working within AssetWorks AiM (computerized maintenance management system).
•    Ability to read and comprehend construction documents.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Application Instructions:

Application Details:
•    In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a "Relevant File" to the submission.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. 
Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.
Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a la ter step in the recruitment process.

Job ID: 77144

Posted 13 days ago

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