Arizona State University

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Trades Helper - Downtown Phoenix campus

Posted over 1 month ago · Full time · $20.05 Hourly

Job Description

Trades Helper - Downtown Phoenix campus

Arizona State University

Department Name: FDM FM Downtown

Campus: Downtown Phoenix


Job Description

Facilities Management, Downtown Phoenix campus, seeks a Trades Helper to assist trades employees with daily activities on assigned jobs.

Salary Range

$20.05 per hour. ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package with the State of Arizona.

Close Date

24-March-2023 is the initial close date. Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed every week until the search is closed.

Essential Duties

  • Assist trades employees with daily activities on assigned jobs.
  • Clean and/or perform minor repairs on equipment.
  • Collect and deliver materials and equipment needed on the job site. Perform clean-up activities as jobs are completed.
  • Communicate frequently with occupants and team members regarding work activities and timelines.
  • Interact effectively with customers and students of diverse backgrounds.
  • Clearly communicate to perform essential functions.

DAYS AND SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Minimum Qualifications

Completion of one year vocational training; OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

Experience in:

  • using equipment (e.g. hand tools, power washer, wrenches, torches, meters, gauges, etc.)
  • installing fixtures (e.g. faucets, toilets, urinals, thermostats, etc.) patching and painting of drywall/plaster
  • changing filters
  • cleaning up job sites (e.g. vacuuming, sweeping, wiping down surfaces, etc.)
  • customer service

Knowledge of:

  • commercial and/or industrial general maintenance
  • facilities trades including plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and HVAC
  • basic computer applications (e.g. Microsoft Word, Outlook Email)  

Evidence of effective communication skills.

Working Environment

Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk distances outside to perform work. Frequent bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 80 pounds. Work outside in extreme temperatures and in a dirty environment. Utilize specific hand tools and equipment related to essential duties. Work off ladders, scaffolding, single man lifts up to 40 feet. Wear personal protective equipment (safety glasses, gloves). Work with team members, prioritize assignments and work within guidelines. Drive university vehicles/carts.

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 Downtown Phoenix campus, 522 N Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85004.

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.

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.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit

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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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 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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