Salary: $67,300 - $116,200
Title: Plumbing Supervisor
Category: Campus Operations and Facilities
Department: Plant Services
Date Posted: 06/27/2017
Position Information: The Plumbing Supervisor oversees the plumbing skilled trade and staff under the Maintenance Services unit of Facilities Services. Oversees the maintenance, repair and installation of commercial, industrial and residential plumbing (water and draining) systems, backflow prevention devices, hot water storage tanks, water heaters, fixtures (sinks, urinals, commodes, fountains, etc.), valves, pipe fittings, pipes, compressors, pumps, purification equipment (reverse osmosis systems and filtration) and swimming/spa pool equipment. Develops and monitors a preventative maintenance program, as it relates to plumbing and utility systems. Manages clear and accurate documentation of all inspections, testing and maintenance performed. Provides direct supervision to trade staff: assigns and directs daily work assignments; reviews work for quality and completion; monitors work orders and closes out completed work orders. Coordinates utility shut downs; ensures communication and notices are provided to impacted customers and minimizes impact to customers. Reviews plans, specifications, and requisitions for projects to establish daily, weekly, and long-range work schedules. Obtains and maintains stock inventory of parts, materials and equipment necessary for timely completion of projects. Coordinates, facilitates and monitors safety and technical training programs. Ensures safety procedures are followed and maintained. Promotes and maintains a strong customer service focused environment and cooperative teamwork philosophy in the unit. Responsible for daily operational administration and personnel management, including staffing, hiring, training, disciplinary action, termination, and performance management. Maintains knowledge of building and safety codes, hazardous material handling and disposal, and labor contracts. Provides operational support to other Facilities Services units, as necessary. Facilities Services is one of the largest departments at UC Riverside employing nearly 400 career employees. Facilities Services provides exceptional service in maintaining an environment conducive of teaching, learning, living, working and research for the entire campus community. The department maintains buildings, facilities and landscape totaling over 6 million square feet across 1,350 acres of campus. We are a team of service oriented professionals focused on exceptional client engagement, continuous improvement and development opportunities. **UC Riverside career employees who have passed their probationary period will receive priority consideration for this position. If a qualified pool of internal candidates is not identified, qualified external candidates may be considered at the discretion of the hiring department.**
Minimum Requirements: Skills to actively promote and maintain safety standards.
Solid supervisory skills to include organization, scheduling, assigning work and ensuring quality standards are met.
Solid skills to effectively select and evaluate staff, and to appropriately handle disciplinary issues.
Solid knowledge and skills in the specialty craft supervised.
Knowledgeable of plumbing, mechanical and utility systems. Knowledge of application of the Uniform Plumbing Code. Skill in the general repair, maintenance and troubleshooting of reverse osmosis purification equipment.
Ability to motivate and inspire staff to provide the highest level of quality and service to campus constituents.
Knowledge and understanding of applicable laws, rules, codes, regulations, and internal policies.
Ability to generate and provide reports on project status, staffing, equipment, schedules, metrics, etc.
Proficient computer/technical skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications such as Outlook, Word, and Excel.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Ability to be flexible to shifting priorities, demands and timelines. Strong organizational skills to successfully complete multiple assignments with competing deadlines. Skill in working effectively, following through on assignments with minimal direction and a fluctuating workload.
Skill in communicating effectively with campus clients, contractors, and support staff both verbally and in writing. Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
Ability establish and maintain interpersonal relations with diverse personnel, vendors and campus clients.
Ability to ensure that quality and customer service standards are communicated, implemented and continually monitored.
Preferred Qualifications: Solid financial skills to accurately project costs of potential jobs and to consistently complete work within established budgetary and time constraints.
Additional Information: In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities'air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
- Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey. \
- Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.
- In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.
- U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."
- Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."
- U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:
- Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools
- Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools
For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview