Plumbing Foreman

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • Nov 05, 2020
Full time   Facilities Management

Job Description

Plumbing Foreman

Job ID: 221615
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Summary
Lead, motivate, monitor and oversee team of plumbers to ensure quality work. Provide technical guidance regarding the installation, maintenance and repair of plumbing systems.


  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Follow all safety and risk management policies in performance of work
  • Maintain, repair and clean tools, equipment, assigned service vehicle and work areas
  • Provide leadership, supervision, and instruction to the personnel assigned to the Plumbing Shop
  • Supervise installation and maintenance for campus water system
  • Delegate workload to achieve maximum efficiency in department
  • Maintain inventory to eliminate downtime in production
  • Select materials and equipment through competitive pricing
  • Locate water utilities for Projects and Contractors
  • Provide service for campus athletics events
  • Maintain daily log of time spent on each job and materials used

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements

  • Associate degree or equivalent post-secondary education/formal technical training

Required Experience

  • Five (5) or more years of related work experience
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience

Proposed Salary

Required Documents to Attach
Please provide three (3) professional references in the Required Documents to Attach section on your application.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Navigate web access and email with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Exhibit engaging customer service
  • Ability to work well in a diverse environment
  • Proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office applications
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Ability to: plan, prioritize, assign, train and review work activities of electrical personnel, including the ability to assist in their professional development through training, coaching and performance evaluation
  • Identify and differentiate between colors
  • Perform mathematical computations


  • Understanding of procedures and willingness to follow University policies to meet institutional goals
  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and human relation skils
  • Proven troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent proven managerial skills
  • Estimate with accuracy material and labor costs
  • Write job-related materials such as work reports and records, accident reports, etc.
  • Interpret blueprints, sketches, and building plans
  • Work with power and hand tools
  • Troubleshoot and solve problems

Apply Before Date
November 16, 2020

About Us
Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

Contact Information
For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by email at

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Conditions of Employment

  • Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.
  • Successful completion of background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment
  • Proof of valid driver's license upon hire and throughout employment
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information

  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Walk, climb, balance, stretch, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, stand throughout the day
  • Able to stretch over their head
  • Work in confined spaces with ease
  • May be required to be able to lift 50 lbs. with or without accommodation
  • Work from ladders and lifts
  • Can manage exposure to outdoor elements

Background Check
Standard and Education

Department Information
9920301 - Mechanical Maintenance

Other Information
Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

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