Shop Planner Electrical/Mechanical

  • Orange County, CA
  • Orange County, California
  • Oct 21, 2019
Full Time Community and Economic Development Planning and Development
  • Salary: $72,030.40 - $87,131.20 Annually

Job Description


This recruitment is open to the public. This recruitment will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days and on a continuous basis until 11:59 p.m. (PST) on the day the County's needs are met. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately.

This recruitment will establish an open eligible list. This list can be used to fill current and future Shop Planner - Electrical/Mechanicalpositions throughout the County of Orange. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications.

John Wayne Airport (JWA), owned and operated by the County of Orange California, is a medium-hub, commercial service airport.JWA is managed by an Airport Director and Assistant Director overseeing six (6) Divisions, including Business Development, Facilities Development, Finance Administration, Operations, Public Affairs, and Maintenance.JWA has an annual budget of approximately $200M and a staff of approximately 180.JWA is one of the top 50 busiest airports in the country in terms of both passenger enplanements and total operations.

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The Maintenance Division's mission is to ensure safe, clean, and dependable facilities at John Wayne Airport (JWA). The Division manages projects, contracts, maintenance, custodial, and general services focused on ensuring a superior guest experience, a safe and secure airport, and optimizing the useful life and reliability of JWA systems, equipment, and facilities in a proactive, cost-effective manner.

The Maintenance Division (Division) manages the Maintenance and Repair (M&R) of most of the County owned and operated facilities, systems, and assets at the John Wayne Airport (JWA), including approximately 3.4 million square feet of building space spread over fourteen (14) buildings. In addition to M&R, both through contracted and in-house resources, the Division manages operations, maintenance and service contracts for custodial services and the central utility plant.The Division has approximately 53 staff and an annual budget of approximately $25M. The Structure of the Maintenance Division includes a Deputy Airport Director/Division Management Team overseeing three (3) Branches.


The County of Orange, John Wayne Airport, has an exciting opportunity for a Shop Planner (Electrical/Mechanical). The Shop Planner will:
  • Receive, compile and evaluate Service Requests (SR).SR's may be called, texted or emailed in, delivered in person, or collected from various monitoring systems (baggage handling, building automation, Computerized Maintenance Management System(CMMS), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), etc.)
  • Evaluate SR's to assess justification, labor, materials and equipment required to complete the request. Determine which SR's become Work Orders (WO).
  • Prioritize WOs and assign to Supervisor's for completion based work load, backlog, skill sets, parts and materials and operations and facility constraints.
  • Ensure JWA CMMSis up to date, accurate and complete including, but not limited to assets, work orders and preventative maintenance/safety/processes and procedures.
  • Ensuring WO's are completed in a consistent, timely and professional manner.


(4/10) Schedule; Shop Planner schedule will be 4-10 hour days including one weekend day per week (Please note days are subject to change). JWA anticipates that the schedule or shift for positions filled with this recruitment will be similar to one of the following (4-10's including one weekend day):
  • AM/Planner: 4:30 AM - 3:00 PM (Sun - Wed)
  • PM/Planner: 1:30 PM - 12:00 AM (Sun - Wed)
  • AM/Planner: 4:30 AM - 3:00 PM (Wed - Sat)
  • PM/Planner: 1:30 PM - 12:00 AM (Wed - Sat)


The ideal candidate will have three (3) years in facilities maintenance including, but not limited to, planning work orders, responding to calls, coordinating with stakeholders, setting up projects, issuing task orders, and directing the implementation of the tasks.

The ideal candidate must also possess extensive experience in the following core competencies:

  • Proven ability to accurately plan and manage a task or project involving multiple disciplines. This includes scoping, estimating time, materials and costs, procurement, quality control, closeout and documentation. Expertise with multiple trades in an industrial environment is preferred. Disciplines and skills include, but are not limited to buildings, doors, electrical, painting, plumbing, rough carpentry, paving, landscaping, and fencing.
  • Expertise in all aspects of using Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS).
  • Proficiency utilizing the following Microsoft Office software applications: Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Understanding of typical job and task requirements for line-level trades and technicians required by California Occupational Safety and Health (Cal-OSHA).

  • Analyze problems related to industrial facility construction and maintenance activities and to recommend reasonable solutions to such problems.
  • Ability to generate performance reports and to use those reports to monitor equipment, asset and labor trends.
  • Ability to quantify resources and plan work in an effective manner.
  • Ability to prioritize, implement and complete tasks based on criteria provided by others.
  • Proven ability to evaluate and make tough decisions on which tasks should be done by whom and whether the task should be done using Force Account or outside contractors.

  • Communicating orally and in writing in a clear and effective manner
  • Willingness to speak and present in front of both peers and upper management.
  • Competent using excel, word and outlook or similar software programs.
  • Must be able to respond and communicate in a stressful environment with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to lead by example in terms of timeliness, documentation, discipline, dedication and a commitment to do the right thing
  • Commitment and ability to work within a flat, non-hierarchical environment. A willingness to jump in and help when needed.
  • Open to new ways of doing things, commitment to constant quality improvement and an ability to establish and track short, medium and long-term goals for individuals and teams.


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The successful candidate must possess a valid California Driver's License, Class C or higher, by date of appointment. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Airport Access Badge with an Airport Driving Endorsement within ten (10) days of employment.


The successful candidate must clear background check which includes a Criminal History Records Check (CHRC), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and Security Threat Assessment (STA).


The County of Orange is committed to providing a means for applicants who may have a disability to identify areas in which they may request a reasonable accommodation. The following is a description of the physical and mental abilities, which are customarily required to perform the essential job functions of this position. Applicants are encouraged to contact the recruiter listed for any questions or to request an accommodation during the testing/selection process.

Physical Requirements:
Sit at a desk to perform office and computer work; stooping, walking, standing, bending, or twisting, kneeling, squatting, climb ladders, or crawling as required; occasionally working with arms above shoulder; draw plans and create work requisitions; carry up to 25 pounds and lift up to 50 pounds; light pushing or pulling of construction materials; vision sufficient to read fine print, blueprints, identify construction materials, and read a computer screen.

Will be required to work inside various airport structures, and work outdoors amid loud noise and fumes in all weather conditions.


Human Resource Services (HRS) screens all application materials for minimum and desirable qualifications. After screening, candidates who meet the minimum and desirable qualifications will be referred to the next step in the recruitment process.

Application Screening| (Refer/Non-Refer): Applications and supplemental responses will be screened for qualifications that are highly desirable and most needed to successfully perform the duties of this job. Only those candidates that meet the qualifications as listed in the job bulletin will be referred to the next step.

Online Assessment | (Refer/Non-Refer): Candidates whose applications reflect the most job-related experience education and/or training will be invited to take an online assessment. Only the most competitive candidates will be referred to the next step.

Structured Oral Interview (SOI) Oral Exam | (Weighted 100%): Candidates will be interviewed and rated by job knowledge experts. Each candidate's rating will be based on responses to a series of structured questions designed to elicit the candidate's qualifications for the job. Only the most successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list.

Eligible List | Score Groups: Once the assessment has been completed, HRS will establish an eligible list of candidates. Candidates placed on the eligible list may be referred to a selection interview to be considered for present and future vacancies.

Based on the Department's needs, the selection procedures listed above may be modified. All candidates will be notified of any changes in the selection procedure.

Email is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct email address is included in our application and use only one email account. Candidates will be notified regarding their status as the recruitment proceeds via email through the site. Please check your email folders, including spam/junk folders, and/or accept emails ending with "" and "" If your email address should change, please update your profile at .

NOTE: User accounts are established for one person only and should not be shared with another person. Multiple applications with multiple users may jeopardize your status in the recruitment process for any positions for which you apply.

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For specific information pertaining to this recruitment, please contact James Ritchie at jritchie@ocair.comor by phone at (949) 252-5177

Orange County, as an equal employment opportunity employer, encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous