Plumber Sub-Foreman (99417)

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Plumber Sub-Foreman

Department - To Be Determined

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Employees at this level direct and/or lead and assign work to plumbers and other assigned personnel. They work under direct supervision from a designated supervisor.

A Plumber Sub-Foreman typically:

  • performs duties normally required in the trade of plumber, following recognized procedures and techniques for such work;
  • assists in the direction and assignment of work;
  • assists in the development of estimates;
  • verifies and approves material requisitions of employees being supervised;
  • participates in the handling of personnel issues such as approving time sheets;
  • acts as proxy or substitute for the foreman during absences;
  • assists in and is responsible for the work of assigned plumbers;
  • performs other related duties as assigned.

This posting is for current permanent University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign employees who are working in the Plumber promotional line.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. High school graduation or equivalent.

2. Successful completion of a recognized plumber apprenticeship program or five (5) years (60 months) of full-time journeyman-level plumber experience.

3. Two (2) additional years (24 months) of full-time journeyman-level plumber experience.

4. Possession of current State of Illinois Plumber's License.

5. As required by position to be filled, current license/certification consistent with vehicles, machinery and equipment that is routinely used in the general occupational area.

For more information about this classification:

Plumber Sub-Foreman positions are benefits-eligible civil service positions. Most positions are full-time (40 hours per week, 12 months per year). The minimum salary is $44.04 per hour.

There may not be current vacancies in this classification.

Application Procedures:
To apply, submit a Civil Service application at and an exam request form for Plumber Sub-Foreman. Documents such as college transcripts (unofficial are accepted), resumes, driver's license, professional licenses, and certifications should be uploaded to the application by the time you submit an exam request, as these documents may be required for your exam.

Do not apply if you are a current employee working in this classification. Current employees may request to be added to the Transfer List.

Please monitor your email (including spam or junk mail) for testing and other correspondence from [email protected] and [email protected].

For further information regarding application procedures, contact Staff Human Resources at 217-333-2137 or [email protected].

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Other pre-employment assessments may be required, depending on the classification of Civil Service employment.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit

College Name or Administrative Unit: Staff Human Resources
Category: 4-Crafts and Trades
Title: Plumber Sub-Foreman (99417)
Open Date: 07/09/2018
Close Date: 07/16/2018
Organization Name: Staff Human Resources Operations





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Posted: 10/9/2018
Application Due: 10/16/2018
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