Is there a way to generate job plans automatically?
Yes. You can create a job plan directly from a work order by selecting "Create Job Plan from Work Plan" from the "Select Action" Menu in Work Order Tracking.
You will then be required to add a job plan number for the new job plan.
This pull the current tasks, planned labor, planned materials, planned services, planned tools etc. from the work order.....
and populate the various fields on the new job plan......