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Crew Supervisor-Plumbers and Steamfitters, Facilities Operations (Internal Applicants Only)

Apply now Job no: 493540
Work type: Regular full time
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Categories: Facilities - Maintenance


  • Under direction, supervises a group of plumbers and steamfitters and other employees engaged in the installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing and steam fitting systems, fixtures and fittings; prepares for work from plans, sketches and specifications; works with hand and machine tools common to the trade. Supervises staff and work activities. Prepares and signs official performance evaluations for subordinate staff; does related work as required.

Examples of Work:

  • Inspects and determines the extent and kind of work to be done and develops effective work methods.
  • Assigns work, gives written and/or oral instructions to a group of plumbers and steamfitters, and supervises the performance of their work.
  • Supervises and takes the lead in the installation of radiators, pipes, heating plants, water meters, and cooling systems and the maintenance of water hypo chlorinators, irrigation systems, vacuum and condensate pumps, and high and low pressure steam service lines and steam traps.
  • Supervises the work operations and/or functional programs and has responsibility for effectively recommending the hiring, firing, promoting, demoting and/or disciplining of employees.
  • Supervises and takes the lead in the repairs and maintenance of pressure and temperature control valves, steam traps, pumps and heating systems, the inspection of fire hydrants, and the recording of daily water consumption.
  • Uses pipe cutters, threaders, caps and dies, soldering tools, varied types of wrenches, gauges and valves and other specialized tools and equipment.
  • Supervises and takes the lead in the inspection, repair and maintenance of water, drainage, waste and gas lines, toilet bowls, wash basins, urinals, radiators, refrigerators, laundry machinery and other types of plumbing and steam fitting fixtures, fittings, appliances and machines.
  • Makes emergency plumbing and steam fitting repairs.
  • Orders, stores, safeguards, issues, records and supervises the proper use of plumbing and steam fitting equipment, materials, tools and supplies. Sees that work areas are maintained in an orderly and safe condition.
  • Prepares reports and records of personnel, equipment, materials, supplies, time, costs and work completed.
  • May be required to undergo fire training classes.
  • Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office or related units.

Experience Requirement:

  • Four (4) years of experience in work involving the installation, inspection, repair and maintenance of plumbing and steamfitting fixtures, fittings, appliances, and machinery.

Title Eligibility:

  • This position is open to current Rowan employees in the competitive division who have an aggregate of one (1) year of continuous permanent service as of the closing date in any competitive title and meet the experience requirement listed above.


  • Monday through Friday, 7:00am-3:30pm. 

Salary Range:

  • R19


  • Only completed online internal applications submitted before the deadline will be considered. 
  • For promotions, this would be a provisional opportunity pending exam.

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Crew Supervisor-Plumbers and Steamfitters, Facilities Operations (Internal Applicants Only) Glassboro, New Jersey

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If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, you can stop by the Department of Public Safety Office, located at Bole Hall Annex, 201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, NJ 08028 or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (856) 256-4562 or 4506. The report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, public safety authority, crime reporting policies, fire safety, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about fire statistics in Rowan University Residential Facilities and crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. This information is required by federal law, Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or "Clery Act" and is provided by the Rowan University Department of Public Safety.

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.