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East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 6260 

Occ. Group: 

Plumbing Shop Supervisor

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;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.


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

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Inspects job and estimates materials required.

Assists in planning budget for shop.

Inventories parts and materials for shop.

Reads work orders and blueprints.

Assigns workload and inspects jobs.

Assures compliance with safety standards.

Generates various reports and maintains shop records and files.

Performs personnel administrative functions.

Performs actual plumbing duties when required.

Drives truck as necessary.

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Required Knowledge 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. 

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. 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. 

Date         Skill         Eval           
5/2004       10     734232324

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. 

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