Facilities Supervisor I

December 09, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Negotigation
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Job Description


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

Position Responsibilities

  • 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 on track
  • 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 practices
  • 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 development evaluations
  • 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 experience
  • 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 roofing repairs
  • 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 detailed records
  • Strong proficiency in the use of hand tools and machinery related to Facilities Maintenance
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of MS Office software (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • 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 schedules
  • 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 business needs
  • Ability to read blueprints including, but not limited to, electrical schematics/diagrams
  • 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 skills
  • Focuses on teamwork, collaboration and puts the success of the team above one's own interests
  • Physical Demands

  • 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. (Occasionally)
  • 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.

    ITAR Requirement:

    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

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