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Facilities Construction Specialist Lead

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Arizona, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 16, 2023
Job Description

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

Em bry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an independent, culturally diverse institution providing quality education and research in aviation, aerospace, engineering, and other related fields with residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida and Prescott, Arizona. The University ' s Worldwide campus provides educational opportunities online and at approximately 130 locations throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central/South America.

As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and aerospace-focused university in the world, Embry-Riddle is a unique institution. Over the past 90 years, the University has evolved with industry to break new ground and produce top-level graduates who serve the ever-changing needs of aviation and aerospace and other STEM-related disciplines. Embry-Riddle offers programs in seven primary fields of study including: Applied Science; Aviation; Business; Computers and Technology; Engineering; Safety, Security, and Intelligence; and Space.

For Academic Year 202 2-23, there were over 1 1,1 00 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University ' s residential campuses and approximately 20,195 students in total enrolled with the University around the world.

The Opportunity:

A Facilities Construction Specialist Crew Lead is a multi-skilled tradesman and crew leader who works primarily on new construction and interior improvements as opposed to maintenance. Projects include residential and commercial construction, renovation, and remodeling. The Construction Specialist Lead performs a wide range of skilled construction tasks necessary for renovations/remodels including demolition, plumbing, electrical, heating, ventilating, and/or air conditioning facilities and equipment at a level not requiring formal licensure in addition to being a member of the crew this position also organizes the work mobilization and workflow. The Lead will also spend considerable time performing carpentry work, sheetrocking, finish carpentry, door hanging and painting and may be required to perform tasks of other unlicensed trades, such as operating light equipment, carpentry, and painting. This position should be able to read blueprints. The Lead practices preventive maintenance of tools and equipment and complies with federal regulations governing safety, environmental protection, hazardous waste disposal, and the use of chemical substances and materials common to construction.

ERAU benefits include:
  • Retirement Plan - ERAU offers immediate vesting and provides a 6% gift and will match up to 4% of employee contributions

  • Two BCBS health plans – PPO and high deductible plan with a health savings account

  • Tuition waivers for employees, spouses, and dependent children

  • Use of various campus services: fitness center, library, mailroom and enjoy observation flights


Required Education :

High school (or GED) level ability in spelling, grammar, basic composition, and math.

Formal diploma/certificate/degree program of 6-18 months after high school.

Area of study: Construction or Construction Coordination

Required licenses, certificates, and /or security clearances:

State of Arizona Valid Driver’s License

OHSA 10 certification

Forklift, Scissor lift and aerial certification

Required skills, knowledge, abilities:
  • Ability to remain awake and alert at all times while working on campus.
  • Ability to be flexible and constantly adjust to changing priorities.
  • Ability to follow through and carry out assignments.
  • Problem-solving skills and sound judgement.
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally, in writing and electronically.
  • Ability to understand and apply University and Departmental policies and procedures.
  • Must be physically able to consistently perform job duties.
  • Skill to Coordinate and direct grounds maintenance.
  • Ability to develop short and medium range grounds development plans.
  • Ability and skill to check own work/documentation for completion and accuracy of data.
  • Skill in operating trenchers, tractors, roto-tillers chippers, and other commonly used larger pieces of power driven grounds equipment.
Required minimum number of years work related experience

5 – 10

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