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CONSTRUCTION SPECIALIST

  • 498182
  • FLORENCE
  • DEPT OF EMERGENCY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS
  • Full-time

DEPT OF EMERGENCY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS

The Department of Emergency & Military Affairs (DEMA) is the headquarters for the Arizona National Guard. The Army National Guard is "Always Ready - Always There" providing military forces to accomplish community, State and Federal missions. The Air National Guard maintains excellence with flexible, sustainable, expeditionary and joint interoperable capabilities in all facets of current Federal and State missions. The Division of Emergency Management’s mission is to coordinate emergency services and efforts to governmental agencies to reduce the impact of disaster on person and property. The Division of Administrative Services maintains the business operations of human resources, finance, purchasing/contracting, and legislative activities. Many positions posted do not require military membership.

CONSTRUCTION SPECIALIST

DEPT OF EMERGENCY AND MILITARY AFFAIRS

Job Location:

Address:  Florence Military Reservation (FMR), Florence, AZ

Posting Details:

Salary: $14.9568 - $20.8830 per hour (DOE) 

Grade: 18

This position will remain posted until filled. Resumes will be reviewed weekly.

Job Summary:

This position acts as a team lead and is responsible for a variety of tasks, requiring highly skilled abilities in maintaining and repairing building/infrastructure, engineering and maintaining solar and Bacnet equipment under the care of the AZ Army National Guard Construction Facilities Management Office (CFMO) at the Florence Training Site (FTS). As the team lead for the FTS, this position will attend meetings both locally and in Phoenix at CFMO Headquarters and will represent the CFMO with all utility companies and coordinate with the City of Florence as needed. This position is also responsible for gathering data, compiling reports and keeping management updated on progress of building maintenance repairs and operations.

Job Duties:

• Leads the repair, maintenance and operation of buildings and grounds to include welding, HVAC, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, fire pumps, backup generators, and a water well.
• Maintains and repairs building infrastructure, engineering and solar/backnet equipment at facilities as needed. Analyzes, evaluates and repairs malfunctions and problems in electronic/electrical energy management control equipment in all operational units of the agency.
• Designs schematics and installs special electronic/electrical wiring projects, control units, and lighting projects on new and existing equipment. Reads and interprets manufacturers' instructions, blueprints, and schematics used in maintenance, installation and repair of electronic/electrical energy control systems and equipment.
• Assures all training areas, within their scope of work, are fully functional to meet all mission training requirements and worldwide deployment.
• Keeps accurate records of work performed, fills in expense vouchers, travel claims, vehicle reports or other routine agency required reports. Maintains stock and identifies potential, costly repairs.
• Represents the CFMO with contractors, utilities and the City of Florence.
• Attends progress and Safety meetings with the local commands.
• Independently supervises inmates and provides transportation when needed.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
• Operation of backup generators and fire suppression systems at remote locations
• National and local building codes in the planning and performance of building repair and maintenance
• Mechanical engineering, solar and BackNet equipment
• Techniques of work leadership and training
• Rules and regulations to supervise inmates
• Computer software programs such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)

Skilled in:
• Use of tools, equipment and materials common to building maintenance work and welding
• Methods and techniques of the care and maintenance of buildings and grounds
• Preventative maintenance of powered and non-powered equipment, and tools
• Reading and interpreting blueprints, sketches and schematics as they relate to buildings and related utilities services systems
• Diagnosing and troubleshooting repairs of various electrical controls and systems
• Team leadership and effective communication

Ability to:
• Comply with National and local building codes in the planning and performance of building repair and maintenance
• Prepare estimates, perform costing, and order materials for assigned work projects
• Maintains effective interpersonal relationships with coworkers, vendors, and customers
• Maintains all credentials necessary to perform all tasks assigned and attends opportunities for training and certifications
• Work independently, be self-motivated and produce effective results
• Work well with others and enforce policies, regulations and safety procedures

Selective Preference(s):

Desired qualifications include any combination of experience, education and training that meets the knowledge, skills, and abilities described. A Commercial Drivers License (CDL) is not required but a plus, contractors licenses, and or welding certifications.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

• Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state issued driver's license. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete a required driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).
• In State travel required.
• Individual is required to pass a criminal background investigation.
• Requires the ability to achieve a favorable National Agency Check with investigation for the purpose of obtaining a Common Access Card (CAC).

Benefits:

The State of Arizona offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
• Sick leave
• Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
• Health and dental insurance
• Retirement plan
• Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
• Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Retirement:

Eligible DEMA employees participate in excellent retirement programs provided by the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) and for fire personnel the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System (PSPRS).

Contact Us:

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact hr@azdema.gov.
DEMA is a smoke-free work environment.
ADA/EEO Employer
The State of Arizona is an Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation Employer

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.