Maintenance Planner Scheduler

King County   Pioneer Square, WA   Full-time
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$85,883.20 - $108,867.20 Annually

Seattle, WA

Job Type
Career Service, Full Time, 40 hrs/week

DES - Executive Services

Job Number

FMD - Facilities Mgmt

2/3/2023 11:59 PM Pacific


King County's Facilities Management Division (FMD), Building Operations Section (BOS) is recruiting for a Maintenance Planner Scheduler (MPS) position. This position works collaboratively with Trades, Project Managers, Supervisors, Contractors, and Customers in the planning and scheduling of both preventative and corrective maintenance and project work throughout FMD managed facilities and sites.

BOS maintains approximately 3 million square feet in facilities where King County provides regional services, including the King County Courthouse and District Courts, Maleng Regional Justice Center, King County Administration Building, King County Animal Shelter, and several of Public Health facilities. Our facilities range in age from 8 to 100 years, with equipment such as boilers, chillers, DDC controls, ventilation fans, pumps and compressors, and fire/life/safety systems. Through a workforce of over 300 dedicated employees, FMD operates and manages the County's capital assets by developing and maintaining cost-conscious, sustainable, high-quality facilities, and environments. BOS provides custodial services, maintenance and building operations, building security and tenant improvement project work. BOS is committed to providing high quality service to support and maintain buildings and their occupants effectively and efficiently.


As the only jurisdiction in the world named after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., one of the most influential civil rights leaders in our nation's history, King County is a vibrant international community with residents that represent countries from around the world. It is a region with increasing diversity that cherishes the traditions of many cultures.

We have a deep commitment to equity and social justice and advancing practices, strategies, and policies that promote fairness, justice, and opportunity for all - in our workplaces and our communities. With this commitment, King County has adopted a pro-equity agenda to advance regional change and ensure that residents from vulnerable communities are incorporated into our emergency planning and public outreach efforts.
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Job Duties

To be considered for this opportunity, the successful candidate, at minimum, will demonstrate skill and ability to:
  • Plan, organize, schedule, and coordinate daily work activities of assigned work unit; prepare work schedules and staffing plans; evaluate and monitor work quality and quantity. Lead the efforts in tracking cost of labor, parts, and materials in the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Plan and schedule available resources and materials for maintenance activities associated with preventative and corrective maintenance in the most effective and efficient way.
  • Forecast resource allocation to ensure preventative and corrective work activities are completed.
  • Develop and communicate work scope for planned corrective and preventative maintenance tasks, as well as project work, that involve multiple crafts.
  • Ensure that work is issued, tracked, and completed per compliance requirements. Prepare, analyze, maintain, and publish reports/audits for planning and scheduling activities.
  • Perform on-site small project walks with craft supervisors to identify contract support as needed to complete planned corrective and preventative maintenance tasks.
  • Participate in providing information for the annual budget process and updating the facility plans.
  • Read and understand schematics/flow diagrams and maintenance manuals. Develop and maintain business processes related to job function.
  • Prepare cost estimates.
Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills
  • Experience with maintenance/project planning, the work order cycle and scheduling tools. Experience using a CMMS as it applies to the duties listed above.
  • Lead maintenance planning meetings with multi-craft, project managers, contractors and/or customers.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be detailed oriented and ability to keep updated accurate records. Ability to multi-task and delegate.
  • Proficient knowledge of Word, Excel, and Access data collection programs.
  • Experience working in the Construction industry, preferably in a Scheduling or Planning capacity.
  • Experience and understanding of the work performed by skilled crafts including carpentry, mechanical, electrical.
  • Experience preparing cost estimates.
Supplemental Information

  • This position has been designated by department leadership as MISSION CRITICAL, which means that you provide for and maintain critical functions of county services that must remain operational but may not be critical to the emergency response.
  • This position is salaried and is not overtime eligible. The typical workweek is 40 hours, 7:00a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday.
  • This position is represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 117 Professional & Technical.
  • The selected applicant must possess a valid Washington State driver's license or the ability to travel throughout King County in a timely manner in a variety of County vehicles.
  • Final appointment is contingent upon successfully passing a thorough federal and county background investigation.
  • The selected candidate must complete an annual "Financial Disclosure Statement" in accordance with the King County Code of Ethics.
This position is open to all qualified candidates. We encourage you to also submit a resume and cover letter that tells us how you can excel in this position. Please direct questions about this recruitment to Jessica Mango by email at or by phone at 206-477- 9086.

Forbes recently named King County as one of Washington State's best employers.

Together, with leadership and our employees, we're changing the way government delivers service and winning national recognition as a model of excellence. Are you ready to make a difference? Come join the team dedicated to serving one of the nation's best places to live, work and play.

Guided by our "True North" , we are making King County a welcoming community where every person can thrive. We value diversity, inclusion and belonging in our workplace and workforce. To reach this goal we are committed to workforce equity. Equitable recruiting, support, and retention is how we will obtain the highest quality workforce in our region; a workforce that shares and will help advance our guiding principles--we are one team; we solve problems; we focus on the customer; we drive for results; we are racially just; we respect all people; we lead the way; and we are responsible stewards. We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply, including Native American and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ+, people living with disabilities, and veterans.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

King County Executive Branch employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are the successful candidate for the position you applied for, the County will send you a conditional offer letter.

As a condition of employment, prior to a final offer of employment, you will be required to:
  • submit proof of vaccination, or
  • have an approved request for medical or religious exemption and an approved accommodation. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation.
People are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of a vaccination approved by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The Executive Branch includes employees in the Executive branch, the Assessor's Office, Elections, the King County Sheriff's Office, and the Executive Office.

King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer

No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation.

To Apply

If you are interested in pursuing this position, please follow the application instructions carefully. If you need this announcement in an alternate language or format, would like to request accommodation or assistance in the application or assessment process or if you have questions please contact the recruiter listed on this job announcement.

King County offers a highly-competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees and support our employees' health and well-being. Eligible positions receive the following benefits and have access to the following programs:
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage: King County pays 100% of the premiums for eligible employees and family members
  • Life and disability insurance: employees are provided basic coverage and given the opportunity to purchase additional insurance for both the employee and eligible dependents
  • Retirement: King County employees are eligible to participate in a pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and a 457(b) deferred-compensation plan
  • Transportation program and ORCA transit pass
  • 10 paid holidays each year (plus 2 personal holidays)
  • Generous vacation and paid sick leave
  • Paid parental leave, family and medical leaves, and volunteer leave
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Wellness programs
  • Onsite gyms and activity centers
  • Employee giving program
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Flexible schedules and telecommuting options, depending on position
  • Training and career development programs
For additional information about employee benefits please visit our Benefits, Payroll, and Retirement Page .

This is a general description of the benefits offered to eligible King County employees, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. If any information on this document conflicts with the provisions of a collective bargaining agreement (CBA), the CBA prevails. Also, in the event of any incorrect information in this document, applicable laws, policies, rules, CBAs, or official plan documents will prevail.

NOTE: Benefits for Term Limited Temporary (TLT) or Short Term Temporary (STT) positions, including leave eligibility and/or participation in the pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems, will vary based upon the terms and details of the position.Short Term Temporary positions are not eligible for an ORCA transit pass.

For inquiries about the specifics of this position, please contact the recruiter identified on this job posting.
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