30 days old

Maintenance Scheduler/Planner - Howard University

Thompson Hospitality
Washington, District of Columbia 20001
  • Job Code
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Who We Are:

Thompson Hospitality is the nation’s largest minority-owned food and facilities management company. Our services include hospitality, full dining and quick service restaurants, campus dining, diversity consultation, facility operations and maintenance management.  We are a family-run organization with more than thirty years providing services built on our core mission to provide a positive experience to every relationship we are involved in: one guest, one client, one team member at a time.  As a fast growing company, we have a growth plan to more than double in size over the next three years.  We are looking for team members who are interested in developing their careers to the next level while joining our team of over 4,000 employees, serving clients in over 40 states to include more than 1.9 million guests each year. Thompson Hospitality focuses on three core areas in everything we do:

  • Purpose
    • Give back to our communities
    • Celebrate diversity
  • People
    • Do the right thing
    • Treat people the way you want to be treated
    • Always do your best
    • Be accountable for our actions
  • Performance
    • Serve the highest quality food
    • Provide world-class service
    • Maintain flexibility to better serve our clients

Competitive Benefits:

  • Health/Dental/Vision
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(k), matched up to 4%
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Pet Insurance
  • Discounts: Hotels, Travel, Tickets, Restaurants
  • Employees and their relatives are eligible for a discounted meal plan at any of our HBCU client locations while they are attending school


This position supports Thompson’s mission by managing all repair and preventative activities pertaining to the maintenance of facilities.  The maintenance planner/ scheduler primarily utilizes a computer to operate a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to handle most of the job functions.  With the cooperation of all department personnel, the maintenance planner/scheduler will effectively keep facility equipment and machinery at optimal performance.  



  • Uses computer system to develop maintenance activities reports, standard periodic reports from gathered data and prepares the weekly schedules and any backlog reports given to maintenance supervisors.
  • Responsible for deciding upon the report formats that are appropriate in detailing the analytical data regarding maintenance upkeep
  • Oversees the tracking of all equipment documentation whenever work is performed including spare parts reporting. Monitors all equipment installation, modification and removal from the facilities.
  • Creates technical specifications so that outside maintenance personnel may understand how to service equipment.
  • Evaluates the required repair work on machinery and creates the maintenance schedule for when the work will be completed.
  • Implements sound judgement to decide which personnel would be appropriate to handle the job and supplies the workers with the necessary instruction manuals and materials to install and repair the machinery. Manages the work schedule times for maintenance.
  • Produces plans on the proper storage of equipment and supplies for easy and fast retrieval during emergency situations.
  • Reviews Inventory levels and recommends the appropriate inventory level based on the type of equipment along with the frequency it is used and repaired
  • Assembles and coordinates the maintenance plan, staff, materials, equipment, along with all the other necessary resources for job completion.



  • 2-3 years of similar work experience providing scheduling management in construction trade.
  • Intermediate computer skills to include the ability to use computer to maintain scheduling management system. Knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Outlook and Excel).
  • The candidate has to be eligible to work in the United States of America and must not require, now or in the future, visa sponsorship to continue working in the United States


  • Ability to read and write English.
  • High School Graduate or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.).


On rare occasions, may be asked to travel to other TFS locations to assist with special projects or events.






Ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time (meeting/event attendance, or at a computer)

Ability to speak clearly and with volume required to carry on clear conversations in person, over the phone, and at public events

Acute vision, visual color discrimination, hearing, voice

Physical ability to lift and carry at least 25 pounds if necessary



This work is performed in a normal office setting.


We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Posted: 2022-07-13 Expires: 2022-08-27

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Maintenance Scheduler/Planner - Howard University

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