Assistant Plumbing Supervisor

Northern Kentucky University
June 11, 2023
Offerd Salary:$20.67 to $23.54
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Negotigation
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Position Information

Working Title Assistant Plumbing Supervisor

Department Plumbing Compensation Title Position Number 30000247 Position Status Regular Work Schedule

Mon-Fri 7AM-3:30PM

Hours per Week 40 Months per Year 12 Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

Purpose of Position

To provide customer service to the University community by ensuring a clean, sanitary, and inviting environment. Assist in the supervision of preventive maintenance, repairs, installation, and modifications of piping, plumbing fixtures, equipment, and facilities.

Responsible for a variety of systems and equipment that affect the University's fire protection and health/life safety such as sprinkler lines, gas lines, swimming pool chemicals, sewage disposal, fire pumps, fire hydrants.

Primary Responsibilities

Assist with planning, prioritizing, assigning, supervising, and participating in the work of staff responsible for the university's plumbing, gas, domestic water, and swimming pool maintenance.

Assist with estimating time and material for work orders and projects.

Assist with the ordering and purchasing of materials according to established guidelines and budgetary constraints.

Assist with maintaining material inventories and other records as required

Assist with establishing preventive maintenance schedules; recommending priorities of repair projects; responding to after-hours emergency situations as directed

Safely use all tools of the plumbing trade including but not limited to soldering and brazing equipment, cutting torches, pipe wrenches, electric drills, drill presses, pipe threaders, sewer machines, and power snakes

Install, service, maintain, regulate, repair, and replace plumbing lines, fixtures, fittings, and equipment to comply with the uniform plumbing code, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), other requirements, and state and local guidelines.

Assist with the supervision, operations, and maintenance of the swimming pool equipment located in Campus Recreation.

Read and interpret blueprints, shop drawings, sketches, manuals, diagrams, and contract specifications. Provide feedback on projects before and during construction, and update files and plans to reflect changes in plumbing.

Assist with the coordination and training in plumbing maintenance and safety methods, procedures, and techniques.


Prefer a Vocational Degree in plumbing.

1 year of supervisory/personnel management training is also strongly preferred.

Acceptable equivalency would be a high school diploma/GED with a Plumber's License and 5 years of related experience, one of which would be in a supervisory capacity.

Must possess: 1. valid driver's license; 2. License to perform testing of backflow preventers 3. Journeyman Plumbing license preferred 4. basic computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel 5. ability to communicate clearly both orally and written; 6. ability to work with various types of related equipment including, but not limited to, chemicals, parts washer, welders, metal lathe, cutters, grinders, chop saws, concrete coring machines, pipe threaders, drill presses, pressure jetting machines, pumps, hydraulic jacks, hot water tanks, etc.; 7. ability to stand, walk, stoop, reach, pull, kneel, push, work in confined spaces, perform work above head level for extended periods of time; 8. perform medium heavy and maximum physical exertion and lift up to 50 lbs or more on a regular basis.

Any candidate chosen for this position will be required to undergo a pre- employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

Minimum Education High School Diploma Preferred Education Technical School Certificate Minimum Experience 3 years Salary $20.67 to $23.54 Pay Grade S69

Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number 2023S1831

Job Open Date 05/11/2023 Job Close Date Open Until Filled No Quick Link https: // Is this an internal only posting?

Supplemental Questions

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  • Do you have a valid driver's license and are you permitted to drive without restrictions?
  • No Response
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please describe in detail your plumbing experience.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please list any licenses or certifications you might have that are directly related to this position.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Do you possess the ability perform medium heavy to maximum physical exertion and to lift 50 lbs. or more on a regular basis?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please describe your management/supervisory experience.
  • (Open Ended Question)

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