Maintenance Planner

US Silica   •  

Crane, TX

5 - 7 years

Posted 209 days ago

  by    Cindy Phillips

This job is no longer available.

U.S. Silica is a leading producer of industrial minerals, including sand proppants, whole grain silica, ground silica, fine ground silica and aplite clay. We have a 110+ year track record as an innovator in industrial silica products and solutions as a supplier to domestic oil and natural gas operations that support the nation’s economic strength and energy independence.

In addition to offering over 250 products in these categories, U.S. Silica also operates as a research and development specialist for customized products and solutions utilizing the same raw materials. The wide variety of industries and applications served by U.S. Silica includes oil and gas, glass, chemicals, foundry, building products, fillers and extenders, recreation, industrial filtration and treatment, and testing and analysis. 

If you feel as you would like to be part of this amazing, innovative and fast growing company, pleaseapply! We are currently hiring a Maintenance Planner. The job description is below. We will be in touch should we feel you are qualified for an initial phone screen.

This person will work in a multi-projects environment in an effort to coordinate required preventative maintenance and repairs with production schedules. Needs to respond in a timely manner to production request with prioritization of repairs and projects. Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, outside contractors and vendors. 


Provides technical support to Maintenance and Production Departments by:

·        Managing and maintaining company mobile equipment fleet

·        Managing and maintaining company maintenance software

·        Responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of APLs

·        Responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of PM schedules and reports associated with scheduling

·        Recommending workable solutions for mobile equipment repairs and replacement

·        Obtain quotes and requisition mobile equipment repair parts

·        Assists in the implementation of proposed solutions through correct uses of financial, equipment, and human resources

Participates in product development and product support

Acts as a technical liaison between Maintenance Superintendent, Operations Superintendent and Quarry Superintendent

Helps improve equipment availability and reduce maintenance costs.


Office and plant environment. May be exposed to routine industrial health and safety hazards and will be required to use respirators, ear, eye, and foot protection as well as hard hat.  Job requires mobility and adaptability to accommodate changing needs and priorities.

DUTIES :                                                                                          

Managing and maintaining mobile equipment fleet repairs                                      

Managing and maintaining maintenance software and generating reports                

Back up for Maintenance Superintendent’s supervisory responsibilities                 

Obtaining quotes and requisitioning parts and service                                              

Coordinates repairs with production, plant mechanics and outside contractors        

Collect and compile maintenance costs and assist with budget                                 


Strong problem solving ability

Outstanding communication skills

Excellent organizational skills

Hands-on process experience or aptitude

Strong desire for excellence and “can do” attitude

Computer literacy

BS Degree in Maintenance or EngineeringTechnology or equivalent.

5-8Years experience in an industrial setting with similar processes or equipment.

U.S. Silica is an equal opportunity employer for all without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, disability or veteran status. U.S. Silica is a smoke- and drug-free workplace. The above description is intended to capture the essential functions of the job, nature and level of work as of the preparation date. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties that may be required of the position. This job description may be modified at any time with or without notice.

$92K - $115K