The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Facilities Technical Staff - Maintenance Planner and Scheduler

Hiring department Fac Operations & Maint
Monthly salary $3,630+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Variable
Posting number 18-02-08-01-5271
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

40 hours a week, five 8-hour days, or possible four 10-hour days with schedule to be determined with supervisor. Some overtime, evening, weekends and holidays possible. Hiring decision contingent upon applicant clearing a security background check and receiving an acceptable driver's rating. Applications will be reviewed online by the hiring department.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


To make Facilities Maintenance technicians more effective and efficient by planning and scheduling the acquisition and allocation of resources and materials to accomplish nonreactive maintenance work.

Essential Functions

Create/verify tasks and time allotment of maintenance work orders. Acquire best-value material and parts and allocate tools and other resources as required to accomplish work tasks. Prepare a schedule every week for each technician showing daily planned work orders and any other planned activities or absences. Follow-up on work quality through field visits, as well as direct client and technician communication. Driving University owned vehicles to job sites will be required for this function. Update frequencies of predictive and preventive maintenance work orders. Coordinate equipment outages with clients.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned. Operate various UT vehicles. Maintain acceptable driver rating as established in Policy: UTS157 Section 2.5.4.

Required qualifications

High school graduation or GED. Seven to nine years of experience in facilities maintenance. Experience with maintenance of building structures and related HVAC equipment. Experience with Microsoft Office applications. Demonstrated excellent communication skills. Demonstrated ability to follow verbal and written work instructions. Must have a current driver license. Candidate's Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) for the past 36 months must be clear. This includes all states resided in for past 36 months. Candidate must provide out of state MVR(s). Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Associate degree or above in a technical field. Completion of vocational trade or apprentice program in one or more journeyman trades. More than nine years of indicated experience. Experience with maintenance of large buildings including classrooms, laboratories, libraries, and museums. Experience with repair and preventive maintenance of large HVAC systems, heat recovery units, and associated pumps, piping, ducting, and other related equipment. Experience with predictive maintenance techniques including thermography, temperature, pressure and vibration monitoring, and power analysis. Experience at the University of Texas or in a university setting. Demonstrated ability to handle responses. Demonstrated ability to give a verbal sequence to a response. Demonstrated ability to work well within a team environment. Demonstrated stable work history. Successful completion of the Leader Development Program.

Working conditions

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving Talking, listening, reading, viewing, exposure to loud noises. Direct customer contact. Use of hand and power tools, meters, gauges or other tools applicable to trade. May require tuberculosis screening and occasional use of a respirator.

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