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August 2011  

Note from your Administrator

Welcome to our NEW Monthly Newsletter from our NEW Website! We hope you are finding it informative and easy to use! By now, you should have received an email from info@ifmaphoenix.org welcoming you to the new site and providing your user name and password. By logging into the site you will be able to sign up for meetings, events and classes at the member rates. If you have not received the email and help with your login info please contact me at admin@ifmaphoenix.org.

Once you're logged in, you can manage your account profile. Changing your password, email and phone numbers are just a few options. I encourage you all to at least go to your account profile and choose a business category from the drop-down list. When other members are looking for a certain business, your info will appear for the category you select.

As always, if you have any questions, comments or concerns please contact me!

Kathleen Severson
Chapter Administrator

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President's Report

Dear Fellow IFMA Members,
Another year has passed and the incoming board for 2011 would like to thank Ted Ritter and his board for the great job they did over the last year. This coming year should be extremely exciting for the Greater Phoenix Chapter; “IFMA’s World Workplace 2011” will be held in our own backyard October 26-28.

 

Rick Corea
President; “The Greater Phoenix Chapter of IFMA”
ON Semiconductor
Manager, North America Facilities

 

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Member Spotlight

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Golf Tournament

Join us September 23rd at the Biltmore
The Greater Phoenix Chapter of IFMA is hosting our third annual Carbon Neutral Golf Event at the Arizona Biltmore Golf Club on Friday September 23rd. This is a great opportunity to network with your peers and support your association.

To represent your company give some thought to providing an item that will be placed in the Golfer Goodie Bag this year. We're always looking for things like sunscreen, tees, mini first-aid kits, ball markers, or whatever else fun that you can think of.

 

To provide a Contribution to the Goodie Bags

Contact Ted Ritter at
ted.ritter@verdecom.net

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Student Chapter News

Message from the Student Chapter President...
As the incoming student chapter President I would personally like to extend an invitation for all IFMA members to attend our student chapter meetings. If you know of a young adult or student whom you think would benefit from being involved with the student chapter, have them send me an email at rnkong@asu.edu. Better yet, accompany them to our first student chapter meeting of the year! Come support the longevity of this organization and the future of facilities!

Robert Kong
Greater Phoenix Student Chatper of IFMA President

Next meeting-
Topic:  What is Facilities?  What is FM?
Speaker: Ted Ritter, Immediate Past President, Greater Phoenix Chapter of IFMA
September 14th
Time:  TBD
Location: TBD

Check back for details...

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World Workplace 2011

The Greater Phoenix Chapter of IFMA is proud and excited to host IFMA's Annual Conference and Expo!  World Workplace 2011 at the Phoenix Convention Center is the perfect place to Learn, Network and Explore.

Early-bird Deadline is August 25th!
Save $100 off Full Event Registration

There are many Volunteer Opportunities avaible for Phoenix Chapter members! Click the button below for details and how to volunteer...

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Education Update

The education opportunities with IFMA just keep getting better!  In addition to the Facility Manger Professional (FMP) and the Certified Facility Manager (CFM) credentials, IFMA has now launched the Sustainability Facility Professional credential! 

The Greater Phoenix Chapter is offering these classes right here in the Valley instructed by our very own IFMA Fellow, Patrick Okamura CFM, CSS, CIAQM, LEED AP

Click on the icons for more details and to register.


next class-
September 15&16

Exam Review-
November 10

  
classes begin-
August 25!

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Save the Date

Upcoming Meetings and Events

SFP course
8/25, & 8/26/11
9/8, & 9/9/11
10/5, 10/6 & 10/7/11

FMP- Leadership & Strategy Essential
9/15, & 9/16/11

Annual Charity Golf Tournament

9/23/11

World Workplace 2011
October 26-28, 2011

CFM Exam Review
11/10/11

November Member Meeting
11/19/2011

Holiday Party
12/15/11 

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Facilities Project Coordinator

Arizona State University

Facilities Management Construction Team  

Campus: Tempe  

39648BR

 

Job Description:

Facilities Management seeks as a Facilities Project Coordinator to coordinate facilities projects, small construction and tenant improvements.

 

Salary Range:

To be determined

  

Close Date:

22-February-2018

 

Essential Duties:

Coordinate small construction projects, restoration work, and tenant improvements. Coordinate work with tenant user and all appropriate ASU service groups and outside agencies, ensuring procedures and materials comply with specifications. Develop scope of work and manage projects. Observe work in progress to gauge timeliness, conformance with requirements, and acceptable workmanship. Interview customers to collect information for designing their tenant improvement plan, accounting for all required services and construction. Provide cost estimates for labor, materials, and equipment for renovation designs. Prepare and obtain funding approvals for projects. Coordinate and schedule contractors and sub-contractors work activities. Attend pre-construction conferences and reviews contract bidding documents. Review contract plans and specifications for conformance to project requirements. Obtain approvals and submit all paperwork to appropriate agencies where required for renovation designs. Consult with the user in general laboratory systems design and parts acquisition; examples include special acid sinks, strain gauges, and measurement equipment. Coordinate maintenance and service issues with maintenance personnel where required. Coordinate installation of Furniture, Fixtures, & Equipment and schedule/coordinate department staff relocation. Create and update space characteristic database.

 

DAYS AND SCHEDULE:

Monday-Friday; 7:00AM - 4:00PM; hours may vary dependent on projects.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Civil, Electrical, or Structural Engineering or related field AND three years of construction experience; OR, seven years of progressively responsible construction experience, OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved. Employee must possess a valid US Driver’s license of the appropriate class and required endorsements throughout employment.

 

Desired Qualifications:

• Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills

• Experience in managing Tenant Improvement projects, in a college or university setting preferred

• Experience reading and interpreting plans and specifications and comparing them with construction in progress

• Experience cost estimating, budgeting, and scheduling

• Experience contracting delivery processes; CMAR, Job Order Contracting, Design/Bid/Build

• Evidence of a degree in Construction Management, Registered Architect, or a Professional Engineer License or   equivalent

• Demonstrated knowledge of facilities planning and construction management processes and procedures

• Demonstrated knowledge of building construction, materials, and methods

• Demonstrated knowledge of building codes and standards of practice

• Demonstrated knowledge of Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, or Process Piping Systems

• Experience using Microsoft Office Applications (e.g. Word, Outlook, Project, Excel)

 

Working Environment:

Walk in extreme and varying temperatures to service locations throughout the campus. Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work. Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 50 pounds. Work conditions will include exposure to outside temperatures and climbing ladders to inspect work. Drive University vehicles/carts. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, and through electronic devices.

 

Department Statement:

Facilities Development and Management measures performance expectations and seek candidates who are aware of, participate in, and encourage team support of Arizona State University's sustainability programs. The University has made an institutional commitment to lead by example through the sustainable operations of its campuses. By demonstrating exemplary practices and sharing solutions, ASU stimulates changes in individual, institutional, and corporate behaviors to create a more sustainable world.

 

ASU offers tuition waiver (to include yourself, spouse and dependents), paid vacation and holidays, excellent benefit package, employee training and development opportunities, and an employee assistance program.

 

This position is located at the University Services Building, 1551 S. Rural Road, Tempe, AZ (on Rural Road south of Apache Blvd).

 

Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license (minimum of Class D) upon employment and maintain throughout employment. Post-offer of employment, selected candidate must possess an acceptable driving record which is 5 or fewer points in the most recent 39 month period from date of hire.

 

This position is dependent on the continuation of funding from a specific source other than state appropriations. As such, this appointment may terminate when the funding is no longer available.

 

ASU Statement:

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

 

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit www.asu.edu/tobaccofree

 

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

 

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

 

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

 

Background Check Statement:

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

 

Instructions to Apply:

Application deadline is 3:00pm Arizona time on the day indicated.

 

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

 

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

 

Work reference history information for 3 current and/or former supervisors will be requested at time of interview.  

 

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

 

Facilities Development and Management at ASU employment requires current eligibility to legally work in the United States.

 

To apply please go to www.asu.edu/asujobs/ click "External Applicant" under Jobs at ASU, enter Req Id# 39648BR or go directly to: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&noback=0&partnerid=25620&siteid=5494&jobid=3361384#jobDetails=3361384_5494

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Manager Facilities Services

Arizona State University

Facilities Development and Management    

Campus: Tempe  

39553BR

 

Job Description:

Facilities Development and Management seeks a Manager Facilities Services to coordinate and manage unit-wide administrative functions, through subordinate supervisors, the work activities of facilities management employees.  This position must have strong leadership skills to successfully lead, mentor, and motivate a diverse workforce.

 

Salary Range: 

To be determined

 

Close Date: 

20-February-2018

 

Essential Duties: 

Manage and direct the facilities zoned maintenance team of multi-craft employees (e.g., plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and carpentry), including maintenance and operation of all physical assets.  Assist with coordination and assistance on facility renovations, maintenance operations, project management and scheduling, contract administration and quality assurance, construction, code compliance of facilities.  Manage facilities budget and monitor performance of budget.  Develop programs, practices, and procedures for assigned facilities units to provide effective, efficient and safe methods of operation.  Compile information for budget estimates and special projects.  Inspect facilities management work in progress.  Set employee standards and department goals.  Inspect work accomplishments and job progress to ensure conformance to established standards.  Develop department strategic plans.  Assist with all aspects of campus facilities planning, including identification, development, and implementation of plans to meet short- and long-range physical needs.  Make decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees.  Maintain effective working relationships with administrators of university academic, research and support services units as well as various agencies and organizations, including professional societies, and state and local planning, maintenance and educational agencies.  Ensure all applicable federal, state and Arizona Board of Regents laws, regulations, policies and procedures are followed.  Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. 

 

DAYS AND SCHEDULE

Monday - Friday 6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 

Minimum Qualifications: 

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or a related field and five (5) years of related experience, which includes three (3) years of supervisory experience; OR,Nine (9) years of related experience, which includes three (3) years of supervisory experience; OR,Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

 

Desired Qualifications: 

Experience in:

•Supervisory skills (5 years)

•Higher education and/or other large commercial building environment

•Supervising a multi-craft shop

•Commercial or industrial HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and/or carpentry

•Budgetary and planning oversight

 

Demonstrated knowledge of: 

• Maintenance operations and maintenance budgets

• Local, state and federal building codes

• Worker order systems

• Facilities management principles and techniques

• Practices and techniques of supervision and management

• MS office (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook)

• Customer Service

 

Evidence of an EPA/CFC certification.

Evidence of effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

 

Working Environment: 

Activities are performed in a variety of internal and external settings.  Access various facilities and sites which involves walking, climbing stairs or ladders, standing and walking on uneven surfaces for long periods of time in extreme temperatures.  Activities require bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, crouching, stretching, climbing, crawling and lifting up to 25 pounds.  Participate in field work, which requires exposure to direct, dust, and inclement weather.  Field work may also include exposure to central plant equipment and systems in a loud environment; dirty environment with inadequate lighting, extreme noise, confined spaces (e.g., tunnels, vaults), and restricted movement.  Climb stairs, ladders and scaffolding at heights above thirty (30) feet.  May also perform some activities in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse.  Must be physically and mentally fit to respond to emergency situations.  Specific vision requirements include close vision, distant vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust and focus in dimly lit areas.  Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.  Ability to clearly communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear to perform essential functions.  Drive University vehicle.

 

Department Statement: 

Facilities Development and Management measures performance expectations and seek candidates who are aware of, participate in, and encourage team support of Arizona State University's sustainability programs.  The University has made an institutional commitment to lead by example through the sustainable operations of its campuses.  By demonstrating exemplary practices and sharing solutions, ASU stimulates changes in individual, institutional, and corporate behaviors to create a more sustainable world.

 

ASU offers tuition waiver (to include yourself, spouse and dependents), paid vacation and holidays, excellent benefit package, employee training and development opportunities, and an employee assistance program. 

 

This position is located at the University Services Building, 1551 S. Rural Road, Tempe, AZ (on Rural Road south of Apache Blvd).

 

Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license (minimum of Class D) upon employment and maintain throughout employment.  Post-offer of employment, selected candidate must possess an acceptable driving record which is 5 or fewer points in the most recent 39 month period from date of hire.

 

Must pass pre-employment physical examination post offer of employment to include asbestos worker clearance, respiratory clearance questionnaire and respiratory fit test.

 

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of all background, including fingerprint checks.

  

ASU Statement:

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

 

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit www.asu.edu/tobaccofree

 

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

 

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

 

Employment Verification Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

 

Background Check Statement: 

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

 

Fingerprint Check Statement:

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

 

Instructions to Apply:

Application deadline is 3:00pm Arizona time on the day indicated.

 

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position. 

 

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

 

Work reference history information for 3 current and/or former supervisors will be requested at time of interview.  

 

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

 

Facilities Development and Management at ASU employment requires current eligibility to legally work in the United States.

 

To apply please go to www.asu.edu/asujobs/ click "External Applicant' under Jobs at ASU enter Req Id# 39553BR or go directly to: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?partnerid=25620&siteid=5494&PageType=JobDetails&jobid=3359347

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WHO WE ARE:

Freedom Financial Network is a family of companies that takes a people-first approach to financial services, using technology to empower consumers to overcome debt and create a brighter financial future. The company was founded in 2002 by Brad Stroh and Andrew Housser on the belief that by staying committed to helping people, you can ensure better financial outcomes for both the customer and the business. This Heart/$ philosophy still guides the vision of our growing company, which has helped millions of people find solutions for their financial needs.

What began with 2 people in a spare bedroom has now rapidly expanded to a vibrant business that employs over 1700 employees (known internally as The Freedom Family) in two locations: San Mateo, CA and Tempe, AZ. When you visit either of our offices, you’ll understand why our employees have voted us the Best Place to Work for the last several years. It’s a place where the Heart/$ philosophy continues to thrive, where we believe that success is only achieved by doing what’s right for our customers, our employees, and our communities.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

Facilities Administrator will report to the Facilities Director, to administer Service Now request fulfillment, preventative maintenance and space planning requirements. Ensure timely and quality service delivery to clients. Provide direction to staff and service providers to ensure excellent coordination/execution of work within client environment with minimal disruption. Creates work orders and assigns work orders to multiple technicians, contractors and vendors. This will require a large amount of detailed data entry with accuracy. Assist with space planning and special projects.  Helps maintain a clean, orderly and secure office environment.

THE ROLE:

  • Create new work orders for new equipment, issue daily work orders, and follow up to ensure timely completion.
  • Work with site CAD drawings, maintain and update or coordinate the updates.
  • Coordinates equipment inventory routine maintenance. Provides routine reports. Maintains files on work orders, vendors, proposals, drawings, equipment, regulatory requirements and department files.
  • Assists with maintaining budgets and vendor contractual requirements. Provides back up for facilities/administration.

REQUIREMENTS/CHARACTERISTICS:

  •  Minimum of two (2) years of facilities or business related experience.
  • Must have the ability to lift up to 30 pounds.
  • Must be detail oriented, organized with excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Ability to interact effectively as a member of a team and work collaboratively with other departments.
  • Must be flexible and willing to assist with various functions. Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook and other software as required. Service Now experience is a plus. Occasional after hours and weekend work as required.
  • Familiarity and compliance with safety and OSHA requirements.


WHY JOIN THE FREEDOM FAMILY?

  • Fast, continued growth – there’s a lot of opportunity for advancement
  • Voted a Best Place to Work multiple times by our employees, most recently #1 in Phoenix!
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package!
  • Leadership opportunities – manage a team of your own!
  • Benefits start within 30 days
  • 401k with employer match
  • 3 weeks’ paid vacation (increased with tenure)
  • 9 paid holidays & 5 sick days
  • Paid time off for volunteer work and on your birthday

This is your opportunity to be part of a growing company where dedicated professionals strive to help customers and each other succeed every day. If that sounds exciting to you, we want to talk to you. Apply today!  http://www.freedomfinancialnetwork.com/join_our_team/ontI6fwo

 

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WHO WE ARE:

Freedom Financial Network is a family of companies that takes a people-first approach to financial services, using technology to empower consumers to overcome debt and create a brighter financial future. The company was founded in 2002 by Brad Stroh and Andrew Housser on the belief that by staying committed to helping people, you can ensure better financial outcomes for both the customer and the business. This Heart/$ philosophy still guides the vision of our growing company, which has helped millions of people find solutions for their financial needs.

What began with 2 people in a spare bedroom has now rapidly expanded to a vibrant business that employs over 1700 employees (known internally as The Freedom Family) in two locations: San Mateo, CA and Tempe, AZ. When you visit either of our offices, you’ll understand why our employees have voted us the Best Place to Work for the last several years. It’s a place where the Heart/$ philosophy continues to thrive, where we believe that success is only achieved by doing what’s right for our customers, our employees, and our communities.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

As a Facilities Technician you will be responsible for maintaining an effective working relationship between Freedom Financial Network and the various partners we work with to support and upkeep all locations in Tempe, AZ. Our ideal candidate will ensure all facilities matters are handled timely. Assist the Facilities Manager with coordination of electrical and construction projects, facilities requests, and re-stocking. Repairs and maintains office peripherals and furniture for the offices, cubicles, UPS’s, door hardware, security systems, electrical panels, audio/visual equipment and other general areas. Performs daily administrative, troubleshooting, preventative maintenance, and business services tasks as needed along with miscellaneous duties as assigned.

THE ROLE:

  • Monitors Facilities queue for facilities-related issues.
  • Fix or coordinate with building management any facility-related issues (power issues/outages, lighting issues, UPS’s, electrical panels, sounding alarms, etc.)
  • Ability to perform general maintenance duties including but not limited to electrical work, installation of office peripherals, minor electrical, electrical door hardware, security access systems and minor construction.
  • Troubleshoot maintenance and electrical problems to identify issues and perform necessary repairs.
  • Assist team members as needed with facilities-related tasks, moves, events, any other customer requirements.
  • Restock and reset common areas including but not limited to conference rooms, training rooms, break areas, copy areas, etc.
  • Ability to perform routine preventive maintenance in changing of filters, lights, ceiling tiles, control systems, etc. Equipment PM’s per OEM specifications, experience with UPS’s, cubicle pigtails, etc.
  • Respond in a timely manner to incident reports within the office, within your abilities of experience, to make sure the work is completed with highest level of quality.
  • Property inspection to keep areas cleans of debris and solve deficiencies.
  • Able to manage small projects, coordinate contractor and facilities work and communicate professionally with all stakeholders, both written and oral.
  • Troubleshoot and repair of general building equipment.
  • Properly operate, maintain and store all maintenance equipment, keep areas neat, organized and clean.
  • Perform other related duties as directed.

 

REQUIREMENTS/CHARACTERISTICS:

  • 5+ years’ experience in commercial property/facilities management and maintenance environment, call center experience and electrical journeyman license a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with an understanding of web-based work order systems.
  • Computer and internet proficiency.
  • Proven skills in electrical, light carpentry and other technical troubleshooting with the ability to work independently.
  • Knowledge of commercial building plumbing, and fixture replacement.
  • Ability to lift weights of over 50 lbs. regularly.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently.
  • Safety trained and experienced per OSHA requirements for facilities and construction work.
  • High attention to details.
  • Ability to provide a high level of service with initiative, teamwork, great attitude, flexibility and integrity.

 WHY JOIN THE FREEDOM FAMILY?

  • Fast, continued growth – there’s a lot of opportunity for advancement
  • Voted a Best Place to Work multiple times by our employees, most recently #1 in Phoenix!
  • Benefits start within 30 days
  • 401k with employer match
  • 2 weeks’ paid vacation (increased with tenure)
  • 9 paid holidays & 5 sick days
  • Paid time off for volunteer work and on your birthday

This is your opportunity to be part of a growing company where dedicated professionals strive to help customers and each other succeed every day. If that sounds exciting to you, we want to talk to you.

Apply today!  http://www.freedomfinancialnetwork.com/join_our_team/oJbN6fwx

 

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Utility Piping Specialist - Tempe campus

Arizona State University

Plumbing Services  

Campus: Tempe  

40702BR

 

Job Description:

Facilities Development and Management seeks a Utility Piping Specialist to install, repair, and maintain plumbing systems, including performing complex and precision work related to utility piping systems.

 

Salary Range:

To be determined

 

Close Date:

09-April-2018

  

Essential Duties:

Install, repair, and maintain plumbing systems, including performing complex and precision work related to utility piping systems. Locate, repair, and replace malfunctioning parts using hand tools (e.g. screwdrivers, pliers, crescent wrenches, piping wrenches) and power tools (e.g. drills, hand held drain cleaning machines). Inspect mechanical system components and use soldering, brazing, and, layout, fabrication, joining, and repair of metals, piping, and pressure vessels. Work with drawings and specifications. Install and maintain sprinkler systems. Install and repair water lines and drain lines. Ability to prioritize urgency of work.

 

DAYS AND SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 8:30 A.M - 5:00 P.M.

  

Minimum Qualifications:

Seven years of plumbing and/or mechanical-pipefitting systems experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

 

Desired Qualifications:

Experience in:

•installing, repairing, and/or maintaining plumbing and utility piping systems

•inspecting utility mechanical system components

•backflow repair and testing

•sprinkler systems

•using blueprints

•customer service

•Knowledge with steam, condensate and chilled water piping systems

•Knowledge of plumbing codes

 

Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills

 

Working Environment:

Ability to work in dirty environments with inadequate lighting, extreme noise, extreme temperatures, confined spaces (e.g. tunnels, man holes, vaults), restricted movement and hazardous materials. Wear personal protective equipment (e.g. safety glasses, face shield, negative pressure respirator, gloves). Climb ladders and work off ladders using hand and power tools to repair plumbing and drainage systems. Work off boom or grove truck to make repairs above six feet. Travel throughout campus. Lift and carry objects up to 75 pounds. Drive University truck/cart.

 

Department Statement:

Facilities Development and Management measures performance expectations and seeks candidates who are aware of, participate in, and encourage team support of Arizona State University's sustainability programs. The University has made an institutional commitment to lead by example through the sustainable operations of its campuses. By demonstrating exemplary practices and sharing solutions, ASU stimulates changes in individual, institutional, and corporate behaviors to create a more sustainable world.

 

ASU offers tuition waiver (to include yourself, spouse and dependents), paid vacation and holidays, excellent benefit package, employee training and development opportunities, and an employee assistance program.

 

Facilities Development and Management at ASU employment requires current eligibility to legally work in the United States. Facilities Development and Management will not be a sponsor for this position.

 

This position is located at the University Services Building, 1551 S. Rural Road, Tempe, AZ (on Rural Road south of Apache Blvd).

 

Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license upon employment and maintain throughout employment. A Department of Motor Vehicle search will be conducted. Post-offer of employment, selected candidate must possess an acceptable driving record which is 5 or fewer points in the most recent 39 month period from date of hire.

 

This position requires working a rotating on-call/stand-by schedule and may be called in for emergency response including nights, weekends, and holidays.

 

Must pass pre-employment physical examination post offer of employment to include asbestos worker clearance, respiratory clearance questionnaire and respiratory fit test.

 

May participate in programs which involve adherence to program regulations, including physical exam, annual testing, x-rays, medication, vaccinations at ASU expense, and completion of a Health Surveillance Questionnaire.

 

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

 

This position is dependent on the continuation of funding from a specific source other than state appropriations. As such, this appointment may terminate when the funding is no longer available.

 

ASU Statement:

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 90,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

 

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit www.asu.edu/tobaccofree

 

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.

 

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

 

Employment Verification Statement:

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

 

Background Check Statement:

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

  

Instructions to Apply:

Application deadline is 3:00pm Arizona time on the day indicated.

 

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

 

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

 

Work reference history information for 3 current and/or former supervisors will be requested at time of interview.

 

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

 

To apply please go to www.asu.edu/asujobs/ click "External Applicant" under Jobs at ASU, enter Req Id# 40702BR or go directly to: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?partnerid=25620&siteid=5494&PageType=JobDetails&jobid=3437755

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