Job Description

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Hiring Pay Scale
$91,300.00 - $131,00.00 / Yr
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday- Friday

#129939 Senior Equipment Planner

Extended Deadline: Fri 6/28/2024

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/20/2024 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 05/31/2024. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Under direction, the Equipment Planner budgets, plans, and identifies capital equipment needs for construction, remodel, and medical equipment replacement projects. Provides technical information and advice on equipment needs as it pertains to equipment standards, utilization, and pricing as well as construction, space, and scope of project. Acts as equipment planning and programming liaison officer and coordinator in relationships with academic, clinical, and administrative committees and staff members. Provides objective and consultative support to the project to include working with user departments, directors and senior leaders in identifying and creating equipment lists and budgets.

The Equipment Planner prepares and/or provides supervision and periodic review of reports and documentation, i.e. equipment listings and technical datasheets for the support of major construction and remodel projects. Coordinates and/or oversees site visits, special studies, and analysis of new technology required in capital projects. Provides technical expertise and consultation in the review and budgeting of capital assets. Oversees and organizes projects for the planning, purchase, and installation of medical center capital assets. Analyzes and develops organizational and departmental procedure with recommendations for changes and improvements as required by facilities codes and regulatory agencies.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree or higher in architecture, planning, education/business administration, or industrial engineering; or an equivalent combination of education and experience/training.
  • Three (3+) or more years of related experience in equipment planning for construction and remodel projects, preferably in a healthcare environment.
  • Experience and working knowledge of building and construction, design, construction contract administration and California Building Codes, including full understanding of industry practices.
  • Experience working with high-value hospital/clinical capital equipment procurement programs, including justification, return on investment, and value analysis.
  • Experience with supply chain management to encompass supply chain logistics, procurement, inventory management, and contract management.
  • Experience tracking metrics, analyzing data, and creating summary reports on Key Performance Indicators.


  • Four (4+) or more years of related experience in equipment planning for construction and remodel projects, preferably in a healthcare environment.
  • Experience with medical equipment validation and procurement.
  • Experience with Attainia capital equipment planning software.
  • Proficient with MS Office: Word, Outlook, Excel, etc.


  • Must be able to work various hours & locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $91,300 - $170,700 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $43.73 - $81.75

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

If employed by the University of California, you will be required to comply with our Policy on Vaccination Programs, which may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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