2020-2021 Undergraduate/Graduate Intern Bond Program Mgmt.

Full Time | Phoenix, ARIZONA | 2 months

Job Summary

Full Time
Scottsdale USD

Job Description


FLSA STATUS : Non-Exempt

POSITION OBJECTIVE The Scottsdale Unified School District is seeking to engage two (2) Graduate or Undergraduate Students to assist the Director of Building Services with the management of $229,000,000 worth of Capital (BOND) Improvement Projects. Successful candidates shall serve as the owner’s representative performing project administration of district-wide facility improvements and construction projects. Projects may range in size and scope from one day, $5,000.00 projects to one-year $20,000,000 projects. To accommodate school schedules this position will work a maximum of 30 hours each week. Candidates should be prepared to commit to working throughout the summer as this is the busiest time of year for school improvement projects. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES : (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)

§  Participate in the planning stages for new construction and campus improvement projects with design team and Building Services staff.

§  Collaborates with various district departments to ensure projects are procured in a timely manner.

§  Review and inspect work performed by contractors for adherence to construction contract documents, prepares progress reports and recommends acceptance.

§  Represents the District in on-site construction meetings with contractors, architects, vendors, engineers, and governmental agencies.

§  Coordinates during construction with architect and contractor's representatives to review schedules, concerns, and quality of work.

§  Responsible for on-site Quality Control review during project construction.

§  Participates in development of punch list with architect and contractor.

§  Responsible for walking punch list with architect and contractor.

§  Assists Warranty Coordinator to resolve unresolved problems of faulty workmanship or materials reported from school personnel regarding construction projects.

  • Must be accessible throughout the workday for administrators.
  • Must meet any additional specific job requirements as assigned.
  • Prepares daily project reports.
  • Verifies contractor pay applications are appropriate for the work completed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE : (positions in this class typically require):

  • Current Graduate Student enrolled at ASU in the Del E. Webb School of Construction, with experience in the field running large and small projects.
  • Current Undergraduate student enrolled at ASU in the Del E. Webb School of Construction
  • High School Diploma required, 4-year college or equivalent combination of schooling and work experience preferred.


LICENSING REQUIREMENTS : (positions in this class typically require):

Licensing Requirements:


KNOWLEDGE : (position requirements at entry):

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have effective skills in working with all levels of staff.
  • Demonstrated ability and desire to provide outstanding customer service.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively under time constraints.
  • Must be organized, with the ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Must be detailed-oriented and self-motivated.
  • Must have excellent memory and ability to function well under stress.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision and/or assistance.
  • Must demonstrate an extremely high regard for confidential and sensitive information.
  • Must demonstrate flexibility, common sense, and good judgment.
  • Must have ability to keep abreast of information pertinent to the job.
  • Must maintain a well-groomed appearance.
  • Must show competence using Microsoft Office and other construction specific software.
  • Maintains accessibility, listens to seek clarity and responds in a timely manner.
  • Conscientiously fulfills responsibilities and follows directives by meeting deadlines.
  • Demonstrates collaborative problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and adheres to district policies and administrative procedures.
  • Demonstrates a personal and professional code of ethics.  
  • Completes assigned tasks and projects in a competent and timely fashion.
  • Adheres to legal and procedural guidelines regarding confidentiality and disclosure of information.
  • Demonstrates effective management of all fiscal resources and responsibilities.
  • Makes clear and well-defined decisions.



SKILLS : (position requirements at entry):

§  Demonstrated ability to read and interpret construction documents.

§  Demonstrated ability to identify resources to help with building code, electrical & plumbing codes as well as Maricopa County Health Code related issues.

§  Demonstrated ability to write routine daily reports and manage project documentation.

§  Demonstrated ability to speak effectively before groups such as school staff, and community organizations.

§  Demonstrated ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

§  Demonstrates the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

§  Is able to read and interpret a variety of instructions and data furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.





  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts; in high, precarious places; and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, finger dexterity, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.


Medium/Heavy Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negoligible amount of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Must have close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.



The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.


Return To Work Retirees will have an hourly rate approximately 9% lower than listed below without falling below minimum wage. 




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