Maintenance Planner I

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Work type: USPS (Staff)
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades/Grounds Services

Classification Title:

Maintenance Planner I

Job Description:

At the University of Central Florida, we dream big. Founded in 1963, UCF has grown to be one of the largest universities in the nation for a very good reason: We harness the power of scale in innovative ways to transform the lives of our students and create lasting impact on the world at large.

The Facilities Operations Department at the University of Central Florida is seeking qualified candidates to a vacant Maintenance Planner I position. Functions performed in this roll include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Coordinate tasks essential to complete a job between zone supervision, work groups or trades, vendors, customers, University of Central Florida Inspectors, State of Florida Inspectors and other stake holders;
  • Generate work packages and schedules comprised of cost estimates, man-hour requirements, special skill requirements, drawings, manuals, special procedures, materials list, special tools or equipment’s, permit and inspection requirements, safety evaluation, and pre-job safety checklist;
  • Analyze schedule status and forecast of manpower availability; analyze and categorize work backlog;
  • Facilitate customer work review meetings through documentation and progress reports;
  • Manage custom reports to monitor and report on planned work progress by working with the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS);
  • Provide the Facilities Operations leadership with data to improve the ratio of planned work to unplanned work with a target of zero breakdowns as well as work with appropriate stake holders to schedule utility and equipment shutdowns required to complete a project;
  • Track scheduled work hours; maintain planned work deadlines

UCF offers competitive pay consummate with experience and a variety of employee benefits including health insurance, vision insurance, and dental insurance. Additionally, full-time employees may be allowed to enroll for up to six (6) credit hours of eligible instruction per term on a space-available basis.

For additional information, please reference the following link:

For additional information about our department, please feel free to visit the Facilities Operations website at:


Facilities Operations

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday; 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Type of Appointment:


Expected Salary:

$48,722 to Negotiable

Minimum Qualifications:

Completion of an approved apprenticeship program in a recognized trade and 2 years of relevant experience, or a high school diploma and 2 years.

The UCF policy requires completion and passing of a physical exam for this position.

Additional Minimum Requirements:


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of trades, housekeeping, classifications and functions including tools and materials, and task specific sequencing required for maintenance, repairs, and cleanings;
  • Prior use and interpretation of maintenance or facility maintenance union contracts and vendor contracts applicable to task assignments and schedule efficiencies;
  • Familiarization with safety rules and regulations for construction and trade work;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills; interpersonal and customer service skills;
  • Ability to analyze budgets pertaining to facility service organizations or maintenance organizations;
  • Ability to assess appropriate skill level for each task to provide the most cost effective service;
  • Experience in large complex organizations with exposure in facility management;
  • Ability to understand and use University of Central Florida design guidelines and policies during work planning;
  • Demonstrate work knowledge of local, state and federal regulations including Bureau of Fire Safety;
  • Demonstrated use of various computer programs including and/or equivalent to Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office suits, and the CMMS in construction and estimating processes;
  • Experience with interpreting blueprints, specifications, and material and equipment take-offs;
  • Previous work in resource load balancing with short and long term planning in a maintenance organization.

Additional Application Materials Requirements:


Special Instructions to Applicants:


Health Assessment Required:

The UCF policy requires completion and passing of a physical exam for this position.

Veteran’s Preference

Preference will be given to eligible veterans and their eligible spouses in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes. Applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation by the closing date of the position. For more information on Veterans’ Preference, please visit

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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