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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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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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