The Facilities Supervisor I is mainly focused on service deliveries to
internal customers, the daily maintenance of AeroVironment's facilities and
preventive maintenance of the company's capital equipment & infrastructure
including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, automobiles and general construction.
Manages a staff of personnel responsible for the technical and general
facility maintenance of the site
Provides 24/7 on-call support for all facility matters; Provides direction
to facilities staff on a day-by-day basis
Work with Facilities Manager to meet goals of space utilization and create
effective work environments. Ensures monthly and yearly budget goals are
Advises on capital needs and manage capital expenditures
Works with appropriate agencies to ensure compliance with construction
codes, safety orders, environmental impact, OSHA and utility services
Manage the Facilities Work Order process supporting the local operations
Works with Safety Manager, insurance representatives, safety consultants,
and site managers to analyze local concerns such as hazardous conditions
and safe work practices
Performs local audits and inspections to ensure corporate safety
compliance on a monthly basis
Responsible for implementing local Emergency Preparedness guidelines
consistent with company standards and maintaining safety equipment and
supplies in support of the facility
Conducts risk assessments to ensure proper business controls are in place.
Works with Security Department to evaluate and maintain physical security
Actively role models a personal commitment to safety and shop safety
Supervises department employees and may plan and direct work assignments,
measure results and initiate personnel action as necessary. Mentors and
develops personnel both technically and professionally in a customer
service driven environment. Conduct annual employee performance and
Works on issues of limited scope. Follows established practices and
procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be
readily obtained. Monitors daily operations of unit or sub-unit
Other duties as assigned
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)
Minimum High School diploma or GED equivalent
Must have a minimum of 5 - 7 years' experience in a Facilities department
role is required or equivalent combination of education, training, and
2 to 5 years of successfully leading a group of people in order to achieve
tasks, goals and schedules
Has demonstrated customer service skills, experience with budgets and
managing expenses, responsible for purchase requests, hands-on experience
in maintenance work such as electrical, painting, plumbing, carpentry and
Has worked with a team to solicit input from departmental staff and fellow
employees to maintain a healthy efficient team environment
Can plan, organize and schedule the department's activities and maintain
Strong proficiency in the use of hand tools and machinery related to
Strong computer skills and knowledge of MS Office software (Word, Excel
Strong oral and written communication skills
Working knowledge of common building repairs such as plumbing, light
carpentry, painting, electrical, fabrication, etc.
Valid California driver's license with clean driving record
Other Qualifications & Desired Competencies
Vocational training is preferred
Forklift certification is preferred
Ability to manage and coordinate outside vendors activities, goals and
Track record of following projects from inception to completion
Able to understand AV's purchasing policies and work within our current
list of vendors.
Demonstrates competency in evaluating and approving new vendors to meet
Ability to read blueprints including, but not limited to, electrical
Perform standard plumbing repairs and the ability to utilize judgment in
scheduling repairs and installations
Responsible for knowing and understanding local building codes and
regulations in building trades
Has effective leadership, problem-solving, analytical and interpersonal
Focuses on teamwork, collaboration and puts the success of the team above
one's own interests
Ability to work in an office and manufacturing environment (Constant)
Ability to lift and move objects of varying sizes and shapes up to 50 lbs.
Required to sit and stand for long periods; talk, hear, and use hands and
fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard (Frequently)
Required to reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and
talk or hear (Frequently)
The salary range for this role is:
$0 - $0
AeroVironment considers several factors when extending an offer, including but
not limited to, the location, the role and associated responsibilities, a
candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills.
This position requires access to information that is subject to compliance
with the International Traffic Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and/or the Export
Administration Regulations (“EAR”). In order to comply with the requirements
of the ITAR and/or the EAR, applicants will be asked to provide specific
documentation to verify U.S. person status under the ITAR and the EAR. A “U.S.
person” according to their definition is a U.S. citizen, U.S. lawful permanent
resident (green card holder), or protected individual such as a refugee, or
asylee. See 22 CFR § 120.15. Some positions will require current U.S.
Citizenship due to contract requirements.
Benefits : AV offers an excellent benefits package including medical,
dental vision, 401K with company matching, a 9/80 work schedule and a paid
holiday shutdown. For more information about our company benefit offerings
please visit: https:// www. avinc.com/myavbenefits.
We also encourage you to review our company website at https:// www. avinc.com to
learn more about us.
Principals only need apply. NO agencies please.
Who We Are
Based in California, AeroVironment (AVAV) is a global leader in unmanned
aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Founded in 1971 by
celebrated physicist and engineer, Dr. Paul MacCready, we've been at the
leading edge of technical innovation for more than 45 years. Be a part of the
team that developed the world's most widely used military drones and created
the first submarine-launched reconnaissance drone, and has seven innovative
vehicles that are part of the Smithsonian Institution's permanent collection
in Washington, DC.
Join us today in developing the next generation of small UAS and tactical
missile systems that will deliver more actionable intelligence to our
customers so they can proceed with certainty – and succeed.
What We Do
Building on a history of technological innovation, AeroVironment designs,
develops, produces, and supports an advanced portfolio of unmanned aircraft
systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Agencies of the U.S. Department
of Defense and allied military services use the company's hand-launched UAS to
provide situational awareness to tactical operating units through real-time,
airborne reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition.
AeroVironment Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V and
works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the
concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be
considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, medical
condition nor disability, genetics, veteran and all others that may apply.
U.S. Citizenship required