Facilities Maintenance Planner

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Job Description
BAE Systems' is seeking a Facilities Maintenance Planner to support its Louisville KY site. Working under the general direction of the Facilities Manager, the Planner will be responsible for planning daily facilities maintenance work, project work (renovations, equipment lay-outs, upgrades, etc.), and development of preventative facilities maintenance documentation. This role will liaison and collaborate with other departments, vendors, and clients throughout changing and evolving workplace needs. Assists with coordinating service requests with vendors, coordinating employee moves, furniture reconfigurations, and maintaining a floor plan database. Maintains a safe work environment and ensures compliance with safety objectives and policies. This role is responsible for and will:
  • Ensure proper functioning of facilities, including heating/cooling, and office equipment through ongoing inspection and maintenance.
  • Develop preventative facilities maintenance documentation adding pictures, documents, and verbiage to enhance overall performance and safety.
  • Obtain quotes and arrange the repair of inoperative equipment by contacting appropriate companies and overseeing repairs.
  • Make recommendations for vendor products and services.
  • Monitor and maintain the facility work order system.
  • Develop implementation schedules to minimize production/operation delays or lost time for maintenance and/or subcontractor activities.
  • Assist in the planning of equipment layout, installation, and contractor/maintenance requirements to implement facility changes.
  • Review potential work sites in advance to ensure a plan is in place and materials are available to maximize resource utilization.
  • Develop a scope of work (SOW) to include material lists, safety requirements, and drawings for individual work orders.
  • Issue purchase requisitions and obtain and track purchase orders (POs).
  • Help ensure optimal utilization of the facility and its assets by assessing and evaluating the physical space requirements.
  • Utilize Computer Aided Layout (CAD) and planning systems to develop and maintain a library of symbols, layouts, and details.
  • Ensure compliance with OSHA, EPA, federal, state, local, and insurance requirements and regulations during project activities.
  • Coordinate with Safety and other departments to ensure and audit ergonomic best practices are facilitated and followed.
  • Travel with Facilities Manager to other sites or vendors as needed.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Typically requires a Bachelor's Degree and four (4) years related work experience, or the overall equivalent experience.
  • Possess a sound understanding of facilities theories and practices;
  • Basic understanding of preventative maintenance and asset management;
  • Must be able to effectively communicate in both written and spoken English;
  • Must be knowledgeable with the "Skilled Trades" to include plumbing, electrical, mechanical, structures;
  • Conversant on typical construction blueprint reading in architectural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire sprinkler systems;
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail;
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Project), industry specific software, and AutoCAD.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Preferred but not required:
  • Bachelor degree specifically in Engineering;
  • Proficient in AutoCAD;
  • BMS knowledge;
  • Experience with Oracle;
  • DoD background.

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair...just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.