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Lochridge-Priest Inc Plumbing Superintendent in Waco, Texas

$1,500 Hire-On Bonus

We are growing! Join our team and build your career with us!

We are looking for PLUMBING LEADERS who can motivate a team and successfully run jobs.

Lochridge-Priest is a family owned and operated company that has served the Central Texas area for over 50 years. Also, we are the largest provider of residential and commercial heating and air-conditioning services as well as plumbing services in Central Texas. With offices in Waco, Temple, Ft Worth, and Corsicana and over 350 dedicated employees, we're dedicated to serving your home, business, and industrial comfort needs. We work as a team to deliver best in class service to our customers.

Oversee the entirety of commercial projects including budget, scheduling, labor hours, quality of work, safety, change management, customer service, and communications. Provide field leadership, organization, and technical expertise to install plumbing service for the projects in accordance with the customer requirements and company strategies. Lead quality control efforts to ensure all installations match plan and specifications.

Company Benefits

  • Medical, Dental Vision, and Life Insurance

  • Paid Time Off

  • 401K with Company Match

  • Continuous Training

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Visit job sites routinely to monitor progress, coordinate with the General Contractor (GC), review productivity, answer questions, respond to change requests, and provide problem resolution.

  • Improve the implementation, training, and enforcement of company safety program through active partnership with the Safety Director.

  • Ensure safety rules, policies, awareness and practices are followed and are the number one priority.

  • Establish and maintain a collaborative working relationship with the Project Manager and field Supervisor by providing timely, accurate, and complete information.

  • Ensure that the manpower, equipment, tools, material, and design necessary to support the schedule will be available to finish the job safely, accurately, within budget, and on-time.

  • Coordinate installation between trades and manage sub-contractor progress.

  • Inspect job site conditions and identify problems, inaccuracies, and cost saving measures that may be present. Take corrective actions and maximize productivity.

  • Accompany field Supervisor to inspect work in progress and completed work to ensure conformance to specifications.

  • Establish and facilitate open communications between the job crews, foremen, GC’s, safety, and provide ongoing updates to internal team regarding project status and progress.

  • Notify and offer potential solutions to senior leadership and project management of possible problems, work interferences, schedule difficulties, etc. Maximize field productivity.

  • Schedule equipment deliveries with GC and periodic inspections by governing authorities.

  • Oversee work areas that are neat and clean and, in a manner, representing a professional appearance and maintaining a safe work environment.

  • Maintain good working relationship with customer, GC, and inspectors, ensure all commitments are met.

  • Totally accountable for quality installation of the project.

  • Perform effective subcontractor and supplier management.

  • Serve as final trade technical expert on items/issues elevated from the field.

  • Monitor labor reporting, job cost reviews, and prepare time sheets.

  • Anticipate, identify, diagnose, communicate, and resolve any problems that may arise.

  • Evaluate new industry standards and emerging trends for application and best practice adoption.

  • Maintain complete files including technical data, vendor, and equipment information.

  • Review each completed project and apply all critical learnings to future projects. Take action to correct inefficiencies.

    Skills and Qualifications

  • Must have current valid Texas Journeyman’s license

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in management of commercial plumbing.

  • Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule to meet customer requirements.

  • Read and understand drawings, contract plans, schedules, job site documents, and specifications.

  • Demonstrated ability to consider relative costs, benefits, and actions to choose the most appropriate action.

  • Ability to work closely with groups of people, employees, suppliers, subcontractors, etc.

  • Experience with effectively hiring and developing a high-performance team and overseeing employee work schedules and activities.

  • Experience providing and/or overseeing training related to various aspects of the HVAC and plumbing business.

  • Knowledge of construction in mechanical/building codes.

  • Exhibit integrity and ethical business practices.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with strong interpersonal skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

  • Must be able to move in and around confined and cluttered places with a full range of motion.

  • Able to climb and maintain balance on steel framework, stairs, ladders, and scaffolds.

  • Good analytical skills and attention to detail with ability to read and interpret blueprints, plans, and manuals.

  • Ability to work independently in a timely manner, making sure job is done correctly the first time.

  • Work as part of our team to ensure customer satisfaction

  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record

  • Valid social security number

  • Must be able to pass drug test(s) as required by company

  • Lift up to 50 pounds; be able to push, pull, carry or maneuver heavier items (with additional manpower or appropriate devices); carry ladders; work from heights, work in small crawl spaces.

  • Observe all company procedures and safety rules

  • Maintain accurate time records and send to payroll when required

  • Neat, professional appearance

    Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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