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Maintenance Planner/Scheduler - Mechanical/Electrical - Dallas, TX
Ref No.: 20-02804
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: Dallas, Texas
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 06/01/2020
Genesis10 is actively seeking a Maintenance Planner/Scheduler - Mechanical/Electrical resource for a direct hire/permanent position opening for our client located in Dallas, TX. 


This role combines the responsibilities of the Planner and the Scheduler function. Primarily responsible for receiving all written and electronic customer work requests, verify completeness of all entries, enter information into CMMS, determine appropriate supervisor and make assignments - issue work order. Plans and schedules work utilizing maintenance management systems (CMMS, et al) and standard procedures to optimize maintenance resource utilization and productivity. Responsible for effective configuration and utilization of CMMS, including data capture, backlog management, labor management / resource productivity, performance reporting, material management, etc. as required to meet the strategic long-term objectives of the CUSTOMER Engineering team. Team spirit and commitment to customer service is required. This position is responsible for managing all activities related to planning and scheduling operations, maintenance, and engineering resources by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors

  • Schedule maintenance activities including service requests and preventive/corrective maintenance. Work closely with the account. Management team to ensure effects on operations are recognized, well planned and coordinated. Develop, generate and disseminate the maintenance schedule.
  • Analyze maintenance and project resource requirements and assign mechanical, electrical, and engineering services as required. Identify resources and materials required to execute the requested work.
  • Coordinate maintenance activities and details with other departments, preparing specifications and work packages. (Work packages include materials, labor, special tools/equipment and written procedures to insure a safe & efficient working environment. Where Work Permits are required, verify completeness and include with work packages.)
  • Ensure the work packages are complete and all materials, labor and equipment are available prior to scheduling work. Ensure plans, schedules and resources needed are well-defined, documented and meet customer requirements. Perform QA function in work order process.
  • Maintain a comprehensive backlog of all maintenance activity by work type (CMMS). Recognize the priority of the work order backlog and re-schedule when appropriate seeking direction from the Work Manager.
  • Maintain an accurate asset registry within the CMMS.
  • Communicates with Building Manager/Requester to determine total scope of work and priority of the project or service request work to be performed. Submits written notifications to Building Managers to coordinate upcoming shutdowns.
  • Administers the preventative maintenance tracking and documentation programs, assigns and distributes the work to the appropriate supervisor, reviews scope and frequency of assignments with the supervisor and makes changes where required.
  • Acts as a contact/liaison between O&M staff and the requesting department for the planning and scheduling of work performed by O&M site team.
  • Reviews monthly performance reports for accuracy and make corrections when necessary. Ensures all established costs, quality, and delivery commitments are met. Reviews production and operating reports and highlights the resolution of operational and maintenance problems.
  • Collaborate with the account management team and CUSTOMER management team to identify, develop, and deploy best practices (i.e. safety, quality control, training, standards and qualifications, maintenance practices, etc.).
  • Attends daily/weekly meetings to develop the next day/week's schedule, reviews the status of scheduled work orders, and discusses new, incoming work orders.
  • Recommends and arranges alternatives for resource schedule constraints - eg. change assignments, over-time, utilization of 3rd party.
  • May estimate job requirements for preventative maintenance activities including number/type of O&M staff to be assigned and number of man-hours per task.
  • May identify opportunities to improve process, planning or performance through analysis of work order flow, project demands and expectations. May review utilization and cost data to recommend corrective actions to reduce costs.
  • Performs administrative activities associated with the effective management of operations, including compiling, storing and retrieving data for reports.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • High school/GED with equivalent experience; Associates degree in maintenance technology, preferred.
  • Good oral/written communication skills and possess tact.
  • Time management skills.
  • Good administrative and mathematical skills with willingness to handle paperwork.
  • Have a working knowledge of personal computers. Able to navigate CMMS and MS Excel.
  • Have good planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to understand what constitutes good instructions.
  • Able to read blueprints and shop drawings.
  • Understanding of the proper use of work orders, priorities, scheduling, etc.
  • Ability to keep multiple jobs in controlled motionsimultaneously.
  • Style and capability commanding respect within both maintenance and operating organizations.
  • 2-5 years' experience in a Planning role.
  • Mechanical/electrical background is required.
  • Have adequate trade knowledge to estimate labor hours and materials and to visualize the job to be performed.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time and must be able to climb flights of stairs. Requires finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination sufficiently to operate keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and vision to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports. Specific vision abilities required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to an office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, apply today!

About Genesis10:
Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives. If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you. Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations. We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project. To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at
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