Job Description


TITLE: Facilities Management Department Manager - Plumbing


Directs, schedules and manages the maintenance repairs, installations and construction activities of
assigned personnel in their skilled trade. Such as plumbing, pipe fitting, natural gas systems, sanitary
sewers, site drainage systems and backflow assemblies.


1. Education and/or experience equivalent to a High School Diploma or GED
2. Five (5) years of journey level experience in related field, including three (3) years of supervisory
experience in the same field
3. State of Arizona Identity Verified (IVP) Fingerprint Clearance Card
4. May require possession of or ability to obtain (within specified time) certifications such as scissor
lift certification, asbestos certification, Backflow Tester Certification, Class B Commercial Driver’s
License and OSHA 10
5. Valid Arizona Driver’s License


(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the
following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not
a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this class.)


* Provide information to staff for the coordination, maintenance repairs, operation and installation of
plumbing equipment and components. The ability to coordinate such services with other district
* Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff; make recommendations for hire.
* Conduct routine on-site or project inspections to determine service needs and schedules
* Communicate schedules and workload with staff.
* Conduct job site inspections of completed work to assure compliance with work order request,
established procedures, local, state and national codes.
* Supervise all activities of subordinates; maintain actuate time sheets and attendance records;
* Determine priorities, schedule and train personnel in District policies, department procedures
regulations and trade guidelines in areas such as, safety regulations (OSHA), hazardous
materials, asbestos containing materials, plumbing, natural gas systems, pipe fitting, sanitary
sewers and site drainage systems.
* Submit work requests; provide work order reports and supporting information for open, closed
and pending work orders.
* Order materials, supplies and equipment, keep up-to-date with new products, and industry
standards and changes.
* Obtain quotes for repairs and installations, provide job cost estimates, submit purchase order
requisitions and deliver material and parts to job sites as needed.
* Manage project expenditures and ensure purchases are within financial guidelines. If necessary,
recommend change orders to cover projected expense overages.
* Manage yearly Maintenance and Operations budget, bond expenditures and School Facility
Oversight Board expenditures.
* Develop and maintain a Department Management Plan that includes records for such items as
work hours, supplies, materials needed, scheduled activities and rental equipment. * Manage safety related issues District-wide, respond to emergencies and health related situations
that impact the learning environment.
* Interface and coordinate work activities with various contractors, consultants, vendors,
governmental, and non-governmental agencies and organizations regarding the proper
installation of various equipment and systems.
* Attend meetings and conduct campus inspections.
* Assist FMFL supervisor on planning and problem solving.
* Use district vehicle for travel to sites where presence is required.
* Perform other duties as assigned.


* Knowledge of general commercial building maintenance principles, practices, and techniques
* Knowledge of commercial plumbing, sewer and natural gas systems.
* Knowledge of project management principles and practices
* Knowledge of budgeting procedures and techniques
* Knowledge of supervisory practices and personnel administration
* Knowledge and ability to interpret construction drawings
* Skill in both verbal and written communication
* Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
* Skill in operating a personal computer for the use of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
* Ability to inspect buildings, equipment, and estimate cost of repair or replacement
* Ability to compile, organize, analyze, and interpret data
* Ability to obtain Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)


Hazardous chemicals and dangerous machinery
Exposure to extreme weather conditions


Bends, stoops, lifts
Lifts, moves, or carries up to 80 pounds of materials
May stand for prolonged periods.
Climbs to various heights and works in confined spaces

CATEGORY: Classified

WORK YEAR: 12 months

DEPARTMENT/SCHOOL: Facilities Management


REPORTS TO: Facilities Management Supervisor or Facilities Management Director

EVALUATION: Classified Personnel Evaluation

SUPERVISES: Skilled Trades personnel

PREPARED: January 2004

REVISED: August 2022

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