Plumbing/Pipefitting Superintendent in Mankato, MN at Tecta America

Date Posted: 11/21/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Since 1906, Schwickert’s Tecta America has been serving commercial building owners and residential homeowners across the Midwest.  With locations in Mankato, Savage and Rochester, MN, Schwickert’s provides integrated products and services to the upper Midwest region in the areas of Design/Build, Mechanical Plumbing & Piping, Mechanical Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning/Refrigeration, Electrical, Roofing and Architectural Sheet Metal.

Schwickert’s Tecta America currently has an opportunity for a Plumbing/Piping Superintendent who has experience and knowledge with running commercial plumbing and piping projects.  This position will be based out of our Mankato, MN office. 

Schwickert's offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, paid time off, paid holidays, etc.  Please submit your resume and salary expectation by replying to this ad if you are interested in being considered for this position.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Plumbing/Pipefitting Superintendent is responsible for planning, organizing, and overseeing the daily activities of multiple production and service crews, including designating material staging areas, overseeing and training of individuals, and crew personnel management scheduling and issue resolution. The Plumbing/Pipefitting Superintendent is responsible for installing and servicing mechanical plumbing and piping systems with the highest degree of quality, in the safest and most cost effective manner.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Provide training, leadership and direction to multiple plumbing and piping crews.
  • Maximize production while maintaining job costs, installation quality and employee safety.
  • Ensure the utilization of the proper plumbing and piping materials and equipment.
  • Train employees on safety procedures and safety equipment.
  • Recruit, mentor and retain a dependable and knowledgeable plumbing and piping workforce. 
  • Act as a liaison between the Company and the local union.
  • Educate employees on best practices, terminology, materials, layout, proper installation and equipment.
  • Promote proper work ethic and enforce the Company’s policies, procedures and practices.
  • Plan, administrate, and participate as an instructor in Company sponsored education programs. Attend pre-job planning and safety meetings.
  • Complete jobsite audits; visit all job sites regularly for progress reports.
  • Attend meetings with city and state plumbing inspectors regarding job needs and purchase permits as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

JOB SPECIFICATION:

Education/Experience/ Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent; 8-10 years related experience and/or training; State of MN Master Plumbing License; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proficient knowledge of PC software applications including Word and Excel.
  • Possesses a working knowledge in blue print reading and specifications.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record. 
  • Occasional travel and out of town work is required.
  • Available to work for extended hours when necessary.
  • Must not be afraid of heights.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge with supervising commercial mechanical plumbing and piping projects.
  • Advanced planning skills for establishing maximum productivity of workforce, materials, and equipment.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to represent the Company in a professional manner, promoting the organization in a positive and productive discipline which will serve as an example to others.
  • Other critical skills include problem identification/resolution, multi-tasking, follow-through skills to bring tasks to closure, priority setting, and having a sense of urgency in accomplishing tasks in a timely manner.

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Job Requirements

  • JOB SPECIFICATION:

    Education/Experience/ Requirements:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent; 8-10 years related experience and/or training; State of MN Master Plumbing License; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Proficient knowledge of PC software applications including Word and Excel.
    • Possesses a working knowledge in blue print reading and specifications.
    • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record. 
    • Occasional travel and out of town work is required.
    • Available to work for extended hours when necessary.
    • Must not be afraid of heights.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Extensive knowledge with supervising commercial mechanical plumbing and piping projects.
    • Advanced planning skills for establishing maximum productivity of workforce, materials, and equipment.
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
    • Strong interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
    • Ability to represent the Company in a professional manner, promoting the organization in a positive and productive discipline which will serve as an example to others.
    • Other critical skills include problem identification/resolution, multi-tasking, follow-through skills to bring tasks to closure, priority setting, and having a sense of urgency in accomplishing tasks in a timely manner.

    EEO/AA Employer/Vets/Disability

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