Arizona State University

Tempe, Arizona, United States


Posted 14 days ago

Job Description

Facilities Services Supervisor, FDM FM KE Facilities Services, Tempe campus

Arizona State University

FDM FM KE Facilities Svcs

Campus: Tempe



Salary Range

To be determined. ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package with the State of Arizona.


Close Date



Essential Duties

·       Supervise, hire, train, develop work plans, and evaluate assigned multi-craft staff.

·       Monitor complex preventive and corrective maintenance, repair and installation of electrical, mechanical, plumbing and/or HVAC equipment, machinery and controls. 

·       Monitor daily operations and maintenance of complex research environment facilities. 

·       Recommend equipment and resources for the unit; monitor compliance with department policies and procedures.

·       Act as liaison with the community, students, faculty, and staff in coordinating maintenance and operations activities.

·       Meet with customers to provide recommendations and assist customers in addressing their needs from the Research Facilities unit, and resolve complex/sensitive issues.

·       Initiate performance improvement plans and monitor progress against objectives.

·       Comply with applicable codes, regulations, and governmental agency directives.

·       Prepare estimates detailing the amount of time and materials needed; maintain adequate supplies and tools. 

·       Utilize an energy management program to ensure measures are taken to operate all systems in the most efficient manner to keep operating costs at a minimum.

·       Oversee and inspect the work performed by outside contractors, which may include remodeling, HVAC, electrical, energy management systems, building maintenance and plumbing. 

·       Create a safe work environment and identified safety hazards for staff by ensuring adherence to all safety/infection control policies and procedures/practices including wearing appropriate protective clothing and gear, the proper handling of contaminated equipment and tools, and safety training.

·       Assign trouble calls and corrective maintenance to staff and tracks preventative maintenance activities.

·       Coordinate work activities with building manager(s) and occupants for scheduling of maintenance activities.

·       Optimize building operations in support of Climate Neutrality and Sustainability goals.

·       Use the Work Order System to monitor, approve and manage daily work activities and productivity; use CMMS System to analyze data and prepare reports.

·       Assist with budget administration and business planning.

·       This is a hands-on supervisory position that will be required to assist team members in the field with repairs and maintenance as they arise.


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in the field appropriate to the area of assignment AND four (4) years related construction or maintenance experience which includes one (1) year supervisory experience; OR, Eight (8) years related construction or maintenance experience, which includes one (1) year of supervisory 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. Some positions may require a 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.


Desired Qualifications

Evidence of

·       3 years’ work experience in a supervisory capacity. 

·       Certification in one or more of the following; electrical, mechanical, HVAC and refrigeration systems, energy management systems, or plumbing.

Experience in:

·       Operations and maintenance of a critical complex research facility.

·       Work Order Systems (e.g. TMA), and Computer Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS).

·       Cleanroom operation and maintenance and certification.

·       Specialty exhaust systems that include perchloric, radioisotope, corrosive exhaust.

·       Energy recovery systems operation and maintenance. 

·       Processed chilled water systems operation and maintenance.

·       Nasa guidelines and regulations.

·       Data center operation and maintenance .

·       Nuclear magnetic resonance space operations and maintenance. 

·       Specialty air systems to include HVAC, Compressed, air driers, vacuum.

Demonstrated knowledge of:

·       Preventative maintenance programs

·       LEAN methodology. 

·       Mission critical procedures, reliability, programs and policies.

·       Supervisory practices and principles. 


DAYS AND SCHEDULE:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Department Statement

ASU Facilities Development and Management (FDM) maintains and services all university-owned property, and develops and constructs innovative and sustainable facilities. FDM’s vision is to contribute to and guarantee the success of the university’s mission by creating and caring for the ASU campus and environment. We provide quality customer service, effectively steward our resources, and meet the needs of the university through creative and collaborative efforts.


ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package at very competitive rates to enhance the total compensation of its faculty and staff. This package includes low-cost health and life benefits to insure you and your family, a wellness program for preventative health education and screenings, a disability and leaves program for income protection, employee assistance for free and confidential behavioral health services, access to world-class educational opportunities at ASU/UofA/NAU at deeply discounted rates for you and your eligible dependents, disability resources for Americans with Disabilities (ADA), a retirement program with a variety of retiree benefits to ensure your financial security at the end of your career, paid vacation and holidays – and more. For more information, please visit the Office of Human Resources, Benefits website, at 


ASU’s comprehensive benefits package is a significant part of your overall total compensation – and ASU pays for most of it when you are a benefits-eligible employee.


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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 Tempe campus. 


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


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 100,000 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.


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


Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU PD at 480-965-3456.


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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 date 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.


IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.


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