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UNIVERSITY of LOUISVILLE
Classified Job Specification 
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JOB TITLE: Plumber Foreman
CLASS CODE: 001111 

JOB SUMMARY

Supervise other plumbers and perform skilled work in maintaining, installing and repairing a variety of plumbing and heating systems and fixtures.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILTIES

Assign, supervise, and work in the following areas:

Install, maintain, and repair valves, faucets, traps, sinks, wash bowls, sewers, vents and other sanitary fixtures.

Maintain piping systems by opening clogged drains; replace washers on leaky faucets.

Repair, replace and check high and low pressure steam boilers; check all safety devices and controls, replacing and repairing when needed; flush and clean boilers, storage and return tanks, hot water heaters and similar apparatus.

Make estimates of time and materials.

Supervise the work of skilled and semi-skilled assistants in various phases of work.

Operate pipe cutters, reamers, threading machines, sewer tapes, cables and other related tools and equipment.

Cut and thread pipes, melts, and lead joints.

Repair kitchen and laundry equipment as required.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING & SKILLS

Completion of Journeyman's training, and Plumber's license. Valid driver's license. Must be insurable by the university's insurance carrier. Police record check and employment physical required.

EXPERIENCE

Four years of experience.


The intent of this document 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. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented.

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