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Featured Local Job: Plumbing Foreman

Luton’s Plumbing-Heating-Air Conditioning, Inc is in search of a Commercial and Industrial Construction Plumbing Foreman.

TYPES OF PROJECTS: Commercial, Industrial, Healthcare, Multi-family, and Institutional
Location City: Various Locations

Requirements

GENERAL SUMMARY OF ROLE:

  • Responsible for field supervision and completion of plumbing projects from start to finish.
  • Oversee the daily construction activities at the work site(s), including scheduling of workers, delivery of equipment and materials and progress of the project.
  • Familiar with a variety of field concepts, practices and procedures both aboveground and underground in the specified disciplines as well as other related construction disciplines.
  • Direct and supervise the planning, layout, installation, testing, cleaning, startup and/or renovation of all types of plumbing and related equipment in accordance with all applicable plans, specifications, codes, and industry standards.
  • Direct and supervise the field measurement and layout of plumbing systems, the assembly and installation of shop-fabricated plumbing assemblies, the proper installation of supports and hangers for plumbing, and equipment.
  • Plan and coordinate the efforts of the crew, and motivate them to accomplish the work safely, correctly, efficiently and at or above the company quality standard.
  • Supervise and coordinate other related crafts as requested by project management.
  • Provide adequate construction methods that will ensure that all systems are installed, repaired and/or renovated in a manner that meets all standard building codes, plumbing codes and safety requirements.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master Plumbers License preferred.
  • High School Diploma, GED or High School Equivalence Certificate Preferred.
  • Applicable trade school training helpful.
  • Must be a highly qualified tradesman with at least 5 to 10 years’ experience as a plumber and/or foreman/supervisor.
  • Must have worked within the plumbing construction industry and have experience supervising 2-20 crewmembers.
  • Ability to understand information, ideas and directions and then be able to direct and/or execute the tasks or project discussed.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule format.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence clearly.
  • Willingness to ask questions to insure a comprehensive understanding of the information being presented.
  • Ability to articulate ideas and methods both with the company’s management team and with the skilled craft-persons in your crews.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees of the organization.
  • Experience conducting toolbox meetings to communicate safety concerns, work scope, plans, and schedules to your crews.
  • Comprehensive understanding of various types of plumbing, such as cast iron, copper, PVC, CPVC, and HDPE as related to project specifications and industry standards.
  • Proficient in the use of end prep machines as well as thread, braze, solder, press, glue and fuse equipment required to join the plumbing materials.
  • Must be able to read and understand plans and specifications.
  • Competent and knowledgeable in basic computer skills.
  • Use of basic reasoning, thinking “on your feet”, and ability to resolve issues quickly with little or no direction from a superior.
  • Ability to make good judgments and render good decisions.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

  • Utilize all plumbing techniques and methods for joining different types of plumbing systems including threading, mechanical couplings, soldering, brazing, push joint, press fitting, gluing and fusion joining.
  • Comprehend documents such as safety policies, operating and maintenance instructions, installation instructions and company procedure manuals.
  • Communicate field measurements with fabrication shop in a clear and concise manner.
  • Interpret project drawings to understand the plumbing installation in three dimensions.
  • Coordinate plumbing installation with other trades to avoid collisions and rework.
  • Operate in a team spirited environment and coordinate with other trades.
  • Plan and communicate in a timely manner with the project, warehouse, purchasing, and shop managers to assure that an adequate supply of labor, tools, materials, and equipment are available.
  • Be able to perform all of the essential functions of the skilled craft workers under your supervision.
  • Provide on-the-job training as needed to those individuals under your supervision.
  • Observe installed plumbing systems or plumbing equipment to determine hazards and the possible need for adjustments, relocation or replacement.
  • Review crew’s timecards for correct hours.
  • Monitor and report quantities of work accomplished on a daily/weekly basis.
  • Develop 1-week schedules and maintain 2 or 3-week look-ahead plans. Coordinate schedules with project teams.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

  • Salary based on experience: $65,000-$85,000
  • Sign-on bonus for qualified candidates
  • Bonuses for meeting project goals
  • Healthcare, 401k, Paid Vacations
  • Company Vehicle

Please send all resumes to info@lutonsplumbing.com.



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