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Hawaiian Electric Resource Planner in Honolulu, Hawaii

Resource Planner

Date:Mar 25, 2024

Location: Honolulu, Hawaii (HI), US, 96782

Company: hawaiianel

We recognize our competitive advantage -- our people. We believe in our people, who share our vision of meeting the needs of our employees, customers, and communities and who carry out the continued success of the company.

Our employees are committed to the company's foundational values: integrity, excellence, teamwork, environmental stewardship, and community commitment. In turn, we invest in our employees, providing opportunities for challenge and advancement and offering a competitive compensation package.

Posting End Date: at 11:59PM HST


The P YP PSED PLANNING Department of the P POWER SUPPLY ENGINEERING Division at Hawaiian Electric Company has 1 Management vacancy available. (Role: Professional)


Researches, plans, schedules, monitors, and coordinates work and materials to integrate and manage maintenance, operations and project activities optimal utilization of Power Supply resources.


  • Develops the workscope for the work to be performed during overhauls, projects, daily maintenance, and other maintenance activities taking into account past history, performance monitoring and other documentation combined with inputs from Power Supply Services, Engineering, Operations and Maintenance.

  • Plans the work to be done during overhauls, projects, daily maintenance, and other maintenance activities based on work scopes developed. Planning includes researching and identifying the work to be done, writing work procedures, researching, identifying, preparing requisitions and ordering equipment and materials needed to accomplish the job, and estimating job duration and manpower requirements by craft. All of the above is to be documented in the Computerized Maintenance Management System in work orders and other forms in a format so all concerned can understand.

  • Creates the schedule to coordinate maintenance crafts, operations and contractors for overhauls, projects, daily maintenance, and other maintenance activities in which resource utilization is maximized. Prepares the schedule in the software available, and takes into account other maintenance work, unit availability, materials availability and budget constraints. Coordinates work between Operations and Maintenance as primary customers.

  • Evaluates and measures work progress on a daily basis; adjusts and updates computerized schedule and the allocation of resources and materials as needed to ensure that the work planned is completed per schedule. Provides up-dates and estimates of effort needed to complete work. Performs daily field inspections. Coordinates and facilitates overhaul and project meetings, before, during and after the work effort.

  • Identifies the present and future operations and maintenance needs including overhaul and outage schedules and projects, in close collaboration with other departments for budgetary purposes. Creates work orders to track costs. Prepares reports on resource needs and availability for all resources including but not limited to personnel, monetary, equipment and material.

  • Establishes benchmarks with respect to tasks and resource allocation.

  • Promotes teamwork and self-directed workforce in support of the corporate and department mission/vision.

  • Supports two-way communication to ensure feedback is received and customer satisfaction is achieved.

  • Interacts with all employees and other internal and external suppliers and customers in a positive, supportive, and collaborative manner, to ensure the fulfillment of company strategic objectives.

  • Participates in Company emergency response activities as assigned, including any activities required to prepare for such emergency response.


    Knowledge Requirements

  • Working knowledge of engineering principles in power plant operations, maintenance and design normally acquired through college level courses or equivalent experience.

  • Working knowledge of power plant practices and procedures.

  • Working knowledge of project management principles.

  • Working knowledge of reading blueprints, electrical drawings, instrument control drawings, and piping and instrument drawings.

  • Ability to prepare material takeoff lists from drawings and written project descriptions for all scheduled work.

  • Thorough application knowledge of the maintenance work order program and scheduling system capabilities.

  • Understanding of warehouse operations such as researching inventory and ordering in-house material. Working knowledge of ordering equipment and material.

  • Familiarity with applicable state and federal regulations/permits, laws, and codes.

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of personal computers and mainframe systems and related software applications (i.e., project management, spreadsheets, word processing, etc.)

  • Working knowledge of budgeting and forecasting process

    Skills Requirements

  • Strong facilitation and interpersonal skills to create teamwork between staff, internal and external customers, and suppliers.

  • Strong job planning skills, including estimation, task sequencing, and resource allocation.

  • Ability to effectively communicate to all levels of personnel (internal/external customers and suppliers), both in written and verbal communications.

  • Ability to remain flexible in a demanding work environment and adapt to rapidly changing priorities.

  • Must have or be able to qualify for a State of Hawaii driver's license. Must meet the standards for required driving positions stated in the Hiring Standards for Required Driving Positions policy.

  • Demonstrated ability to conceptualize and problem-solve.

    Experience Requirements

  • Engineering degree in mechanical, electrical, or civil disciplines with several (3-5) years of experience in maintenance or operations of power plants; OR

  • Graduate of a trade school with multiple (5-7) years experience in maintenance and overhauling of power plant equipment; OR

  • Extensive (7 or more) years experience in maintenance and overhauling of power plant equipment; some of that experience preferably at the working foreman level or supervisory level experience.

  • Few years (1-3) experience in project management is desirable.

    Role: Professional

    Number of Vacancies: 1

    Location: Honolulu – Oahu

    Hiring Range: The hiring range for the Resource Planner [Req ID 8989] position is $84,000.00 to $107,200.00. The person selected will be placed according to his/her skills and qualifications.

    About Hawaiian Electric Companies

Hawaiian Electric Companies provide electricity and services to 95 percent of the state's 1.4 million residents. The company is also one of the state's leading employers and a major contributor and supporter of community and educational programs.

The demand for power that has fueled the growth of the Hawaiian Islands has been met by Hawaiian Electric Companies for well over a century. And as the next millennium unfolds, the company is committed to providing quality service and seeking clean local energy sources to power generations of Hawaii families and businesses to come. Visit us at

Interested individuals should apply online. The application must clearly indicate the demonstrated experience/knowledge/skills/abilities the candidate possesses which specifically qualifies him/her for the position.

Applicant Certification

By submitting an application for the position, candidates:

  1. Authorize the Hawaiian Electric Companies to confirm all statements contained in the application and/or any materials submitted and made a part of the application as they relate to the position and to the extent permitted by law;

  2. Authorize and consent to, without reservation, the Hawaiian Electric Companies sharing any and all information regarding previous or present employment, educational training or personal information from their records and from any other source with the hiring department or subsidiary company;

  3. Release, discharge, and hold harmless, Hawaiian Electric Companies, from any and all liability for any damage which may be claimed as a result of furnishing such information to the hiring department or subsidiary company;

  4. Authorizes release and transfer of all personnel records to be maintained by the hiring company in the event of an inter-company transfer; and

  5. Authorize, direct, and consent to Hawaiian Electric Companies and/or its authorized agents to conduct investigations into candidates' background. These investigations may include, but are not limited to searches for information about applicants; record of criminal convictions to the extent permitted by law, education records, professional certifications, personal character references, and employment history.

    EEO Statement

Hawaiian Electric Companies is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. We actively seek diversity among our employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex/gender (including gender identity/expression), ancestry/national origin, disability, marital status, arrest and court record, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, or other protected categories in accordance with state and federal laws. We further encourage individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply.

Hawaiian Electric Companies complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Any request for reasonable accommodation needed during the application process should be communicated by the candidate to the HR Service Center at (808) 543-4848.

Affiliate Disclaimer

Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc., Maui Electric Company, and Hawaii Electric Light (“Company”) are Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (“PUC”) regulated companies. The disclosure relating to Affiliate Transaction Requirements that follows is made pursuant to the PUC’s Decision and Order No. 35962, issued on December 19, 2018, and subsequently modified by Order No. 36112, issued on January 24, 2019 in Docket No. 2018-0065.

By submitting your application, you understand and acknowledge that, if you are hired by the Company and subsequently transferred, assigned or otherwise employed by an Affiliate, said Affiliate will be required to make a one-time payment to the Company in an amount up to twenty-five percent (25%) of your base annual compensation.

In addition, if you are hired by the Company and subsequently transferred, assigned or otherwise employed by an Affiliate or an Affiliate-Related Entity, for a period of one year, you cannot appear in negotiations or otherwise interact directly with the Company or work on the same matter that you worked on while with the Company.

Affiliate is defined as “any person or entity that possesses an ‘affiliate interest’ in a utility as defined by section 269-19.5, Hawaii Revised Statutes (“HRS”), including a utility’s parent holding company, except as otherwise provided by HRS section 269-19.5(h).”

Affiliate-Related Entity is defined as “a third party that provides electricity-related services in a regulated utility’s service territory that has a material financial, operational, or ownership interest with an unregulated affiliate of the utility and of whom the utility has reasonable knowledge.”

For a current list of all Affiliates and Affiliate-Related Entities, please see:

This list may be amended, updated or revised from time to time without notice.

Nearest Major Market:HonoluluNearest Secondary Market:Hawaii