• Plumbing Supervisor

    Posting Date 2 months ago(6/5/2018 3:41 PM)
    Job ID
    Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
    Employee Classification
    Facilities Services
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time

    Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.


    Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).


    Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.


    The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.


    Personnel Management

    • Supervise and manage all employees
    • Guide and train staff
    • Counsel workers regarding labor relations issues
    • Handle all employee disciplinary issues
    • Make staffing recommendations
    • Establish shop priorities to serve the Institution’s priorities
    • Issue daily work assignments and track progress by worker/task/project
    • Schedule/monitor OT as needed
    • Reject work that is not up to shop standards
    • Ensure that all plumbing installations are code compliant
    • Close out tickets in a timely manner
    • Project Management
    • Assist in project planning including budget development, feasibility and logistics
    • Perform feasibility studies
    • Set and implement performance standards, including safe practices and quality standards
    • Research material purchases and prepare paperwork for requisitions
    • Develop and order materials list for each project
    • Be familiar with overall project schedule and plan for timely delivery of services
    • Establish two-week schedule forecasts and track actuals to plan
    • Assess drawings and interact with other trade supervisors to coordinate service delivery
    • Interact with other trade supervisors to coordinate service delivery
    • Monitor and assess all hazardous materials and removal
    • Administrative Duties
    • Maintain clean and orderly shop and equipment/tools
    • Order materials and maintain inventory
    • Maintain data entry of all labor/materials and equipment
    • Assess site conditions and recommend changes
    • Respond to emergencies
    • Establish on-call presence
    • Trouble shoot problems
    • Identify and track changes
    • Interact with faculty, suppliers and contractors
    • Assist in maintaining client satisfaction
    • Other Duties
    • Candidate is expected to use his/her plumbing license to file projects with NYC Department of Buildings.
    • Perform annual RPZ inspections and respective certifications
    • Conduct all sprinkler standpipe inspections with FDNY
    • Conduct monthly visual inspections of sprinkler standpipe systems and keep records accordingly.


    Experience and Educational Background

    • High School Diploma/GED required; Associates degree preferred
    • Minimum ten years experience in trade with five years experience in supervisory role
    • NYC Plumbing License Required
    • Must possess FDNY S12, S13 and S14 Certificate of Fitness for fire alarm, sprinkler and standpipe systems.
    • Must be certified in RPZ Backflow Prevention devices
    • Skills and Competencies
    • Knowledge of all construction trades with emphasis on plumbing
    • Ability to utilize computer systems (i.e. Work Order Management Systems)
    • Ability to train, guide and counsel employees
    • Ability to accurately estimate labor and materials for projects
    • Must understand and implement safe/compliant work practices 
    • Scope of Responsibility  
    • Must be able to work with men, project managers and supervisors of other trades 
    • Must be available for on-call coverage during plumbing emergencies 
    • Must be skillful in coordination of construction and supervision of the trades 
    • Must represent the University with regard to union issues
    • Must attend job project meeting 


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