CLASS TITLE: STEAMFITTER SUPERVISOR
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
To lay out and supervise the work of Steamfitters employed in the installation, maintenance, repair and alteration of all types of piping systems, fittings, and related equipment; to participate in the performance of Steamfitter's duties; and to do related work as required.
Receives work assignments from a superior with considerable latitude for the use of independent judgment in the application of the practices and techniques of the trade; work is reviewed usually upon completion for satisfactory performance.
Supervises the work of Steamfitters, helpers and others assigned to assist.
ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
To lay out and supervise the work of Steamfitters employed in the installation, maintenance, repair and alteration of all types of piping systems, fittings and related equipment in connection with low and high pressure steam, hot water, air and gas systems for heating, ventilation and other purposes.
To supervise the work of subordinates engaged in the adjustment and repair of thermostatic heat control systems, the plastering and painting of structures through which piping systems run, and the welding and soldering of various fittings and connections.
To make periodic surveys of all steam lines (high pressure in particular), check hangers, vibration, drip lines and traps for hazardous conditions; to proper operating condition; and to requisition material and set up a program for standardization on all materials required.
To make cost estimates of labor and materials.
To keep time records of subordinates, and other records; and to make reports on work projects.
To participate in the performance of steamfitters duties.
To do related work as required.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS FOR APPOINTMENT:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND CAPACITIES:
A thorough knowledge of the practices, techniques, tools, equipments and materials used in steam fitting work, and skill in the application of such practices and techniques; a working knowledge of pertinent safety measures and precautions; skill in the use of steamfitter's tools and equipment; the ability to lay out work from plans and specifications and to supervise the work of subordinates; the ability to make rough sketches and simple designs; the ability to make estimates of material and labor costs of work projects; and related capacities and abilities.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Such as may have been gained through completion of ten school grades; and
Such as may have been gained through some employment as a journey-man steamfitter.
OR: any combination of education and experience that shall be substantially equivalent to the above education and experience.
At the time of appointment must possess appropriate pipe fitter's license and must maintain such license as a condition of employment.