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Facilities Services Supervisor- Tempe campus

Arizona State University

Arizona State University

People & HR, Operations
Tempe, AZ, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 2, 2023

Facilities Services Supervisor- Tempe campus


Campus: Tempe

Facilities Services Supervisor

Job Description

Facilities Management seeks a Facilities Services Supervisor to plan, organize, schedule, and coordinate the activities of craft, trades or labor staff (e.g., plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and carpentry), within campus zones, in the construction, repair, maintenance and installation of campus building equipment and/or systems.

Job Family

Building & Equipment Maint

Department Name

FDM FM Tempe Zone A



VP Code


Scope of Search


Grant Funded Position

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range

$60,000 per year or commensurate of experience and education. ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package with the State of Arizona.

Close Date




Essential Duties

  • Monitor, supervise, inspect, and evaluate the work of subordinates. 
  • Plan and develop work schedules, equipment usage schedules, priority of expenditures and procedures for equipment and system maintenance. 
  • Plan for and procure material, resources, and vendor services to ensure adequate resources are available to conduct work and complete projects within quality and time-bound standards. 
  • Prepare material and labor estimates. 
  • Prepare sketches of proposed work and assists in the design and specifications of planned jobs or contracts.
  • Schedule work projects, set standards, and inspect job sites to ensure code compliance, quality of craftsmanship, and Division and/or University procedures and standards are met. 
  • Make decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees, or makes related recommendations. 
  • Train and instruct employees in new methods or procedures. 
  • Maintain accurate records and files. 
  • Supervise the selection and management of outside contractors for adherence to state and federal Code Requirements and provides reports to management. 
  • Monitor work activities via work order system, utilizing electronic tablet. 
  • Interpret University and department policies to assigned personnel and enforces safety regulations and adherence to proper codes and standards, OSHA regulations and hazardous materials handling. 
  • Ensure budgeting guidelines are met; prioritizes shop expenditures and assists in preparation of capital and operations budgets. 

DAYS AND SCHEDULE:  Work schedule may vary based on coverage.  Anticipated schedule will either be Monday through Friday 6:30am-3:00pm or 10-hour work shifts from 6:30am – 5:00pm, day off - to be determined

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

Experience In:

  • Supervision of employees (2 years)
  • Higher education facilities management
  • Building and/or trade maintenance and repair in a commercial, industrial, or educational environment
  • Ordering building materials
  • Maintenance of higher educational facilities (classrooms, laboratories, student life, etc.)
  • Estimating and managing repairs
  • Using computers (e.g., MS Office, inventory management database programs)
  • Using work order systems (e.g. WebTMA)
  • Customer service

Demonstrated knowledge of state, local and federal building codes 
Evidence in effective communication skills

Working Environment

  • Job duties are performed in and around the Arizona State University both inside and outside, and in all types of weather.
  • Required to stand for varying lengths of time.
  • Utilize specific hand tools and equipment related to essential duties.
  • Stand, lift, bend, stoop, and kneel.
  • Work off ladders, scaffolding, single man lifts up to 40 feet.
  • Lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Wear personal protective equipment (safety glasses, gloves).
  • Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.
  • Ability to push and/or pull approximately 200-300 pound weight loaded on wheeled maintenance carts to transport tools and equipment throughout campus to job site.  
  • May drive University vehicles. 

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  https://cfo.asu.edu/benefits         

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.  https://cfo.asu.edu/why-work-asu

For more reasons to join ASU, please visit: https://cfo.asu.edu/why-work-asu

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.

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 https://wellness.asu.edu/explore-wellness/body/alcohol-and-drugs/tobacco

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 https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU PD at 480-965-3456.

Relocation Assistance – For information about schools, housing child resources, neighborhoods, hospitals, community events, and taxes, visit https://cfo.asu.edu/az-resources.

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.

 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.