STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
CLASSIFICATION: PLUMBER SUPERVISOR I
Class Code: 6987-15 Date Established: 02-16-96
Occupational Code: 5-3-5 Date of Last Revision: 12-28-01
BASIC PURPOSE: To perform journeyman level pipefitting work and to assist duties assigning, scheduling and reviewing the work of journeymen plumbers, pipefitters, laborers or helpers.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Supervises and assists in the installation, maintenance and repair of steampipes, valves, drains, sprinklers, radiators, sterilizers and related plumbing equipment.
· Installs and maintains boilers and furnaces.
· Installs and connects water mains and general plumbing.
· Provides guidance on the installation of a water distribution system with a complete hook-up.
· Operates or supervises the operation of a variety of pipe shop equipment, including pipe cutters, threaders, benders and straighteners.
· Maintains records of work hours and materials used on assigned projects and provides technical support to supervisors in the purchasing of plumbing equipment.
Skill: Requires skill in recommending routine changes in standardized operating procedures OR in retrieving, compiling and reporting data according to established procedures OR in operating complex machines.
Knowledge: Requires knowledge of business practices and procedures or technical training in a craft or trade, including working from detailed instructions, to apply knowledge in a variety of practical situations.
Impact: Requires responsibility for contributing to agency objectives by ensuring the accuracy of support activities within one or more organizational units. Errors at this level affect the work of others or have measurable monetary consequences, and require verification and correction in order to complete succeeding work operations.
Supervision: Requires direct supervision of other employees doing work which is related or similar to the supervisor, including scheduling work, recommending leave, reviewing work for accuracy, performance appraisal, or interviewing applicants for position vacancies.
Working Conditions: Requires performing regular job functions in an environment which includes exposure to continuous physical elements or a number of disagreeable working conditions with frequent exposure to minor injuries or health hazards.
Physical Demands: Requires medium to heavy work, including continuous physical exertion such as frequent bending, lifting or climbing.
Communication: Requires explaining facts, interpreting situations, or advising individuals of alternative or appropriate courses of action. This level also requires interviewing or eliciting information from state employees or members of the general public.
Complexity: Requires a combination of job functions to establish facts, to draw daily operational conclusions, or to solve practical problems. This level also requires providing a variety of alternative solutions where only limited standardization exists.
Independent Action: Requires a range of choice in applying a number of technical or administrative policies under general direction and in making routine decisions or in recommending modifications in work procedures for approval by supervisor.
Education: High school diploma, G.E.D., or equivalent plus completion of standard apprenticeship training as a plumber.
Experience: Two years' experience as a journeyman plumber, one year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.
License/Certification: Licensure as a Journeyman Plumber by the Plumbers' Licensing Board.
RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Knowledge of standard practices, methods, tools and materials of the plumbing or pipefitting trade. Knowledge of the local plumbing and pipefitting codes and their practical application. Ability to make estimates of time and material. Ability to work from sketches, blueprints and specifications and to understand and effectively carry out oral and written instructions. Ability to schedule and review the work of subordinates. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with associates and the general public. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the agency appointing authority.
DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This class specification is descriptive of general duties and is not intended to list every specific function of this class title.
Last Updated 01/04/02