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Classification Details

Classification Information

Classification Title Plumbing Shop Supervisor
Classification Code 62600
FLSA Non-Exempt

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Plumbing Shop Supervisor
Position Number 132480
Pay Grade 10
Department Building Maintenance - 40310
Expectations for All Employees:

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee’s job performance must support and exhibit the university’s core values: PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential; RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust; DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected; EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic; EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.

Job Summary

Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in supervising Plumbing Shop Employees.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

- Ability to plan and supervise plumbing shop activities. – Ability to inspect work for completeness and quality. – Ability to motivate employee work performance. – Ability to perform administrative activities. – Ability to operate machines and tools of the plumbing trade.

Required Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent; vocational school certificate in plumbing or completion of plumber’s apprenticeship, plus two years plumbing experience or two years related experience. Supervisory experience preferred.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Supervision Given and Received
Version Date March 2007
Job Duties

These are the job duties required of the position.

Description of Job Duty

-Orders and locates materials and supplies for stock and special projects.

-Inspects work to ensure that instructions have been followed; assists plumbers when problems arise.

-Reads work orders and blueprints.

-Plans best way from several alternative ways to accomplish a job.

-Selects best method for temporary, emergency repairs.

-Operates specialized equipment and hand tools common to the plumber’s trade.

Job Duty Type Essential
Job Duties

These are the job duties required of the position.

Description of Job Duty

-Operates backhoe for repairs on water, sewer, storm drains, and gas lines; ensures no cross connections to ensure sewer does not get into drinking water.

-Prepares employees’ time sheets.

-Checks completed work orders to ensure time, materials, and charges are correct.

-Performs other related duties.

Job Duty Type Secondary