Louisiana Department of State Civil Service Plumber Foreman in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Plumber Foreman


$2,578.00 - $5,276.00 Monthly

$14.87 - $30.44 Hourly

$2,578.00 - $5,276.00 Monthly


Lake Charles, LA

Lake Charles, LA

Job Type



McNeese State University

Job Number



10/28/2016 11:59 PM Central

  • Description

  • Benefits

Supplemental Information

The Office of Facilities and Plant Operations invites applicants to the position of Plumber Foreman.

This position is full time, Monday-Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with some required overtime as necessary. This position has a physical component and the successful applicant must be able to bend, stoop, crawl, kneel, stand for long periods, walk, climb ladders, reach above shoulders, lift medium to heavy weight, carry medium to heavy weight, and operate various technology and powered equipment/handheld equipment.

This position comes with excellent benefits to include comprehensive state retirement/government pension, supplemental benefit and insurance plans, 14 paid holidays per year, accrued sick and vacation, tuition assistance program, etc.

The preferred applicant should have a history of excellent attendance and punctuality, must be motivated and able to work with specific direction or independent and must be a team player. Excellent customer service is a high priority.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants can check the status of their application at any time by selecting the 'Application Status' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.

Application received - Your application has been submitted successfully.

Checking for required test score - We are making sure you have an active, passing score for the required written test.

Evaluating experience - Your application is being reviewed by Human Resources to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

Eligible for consideration - You are among a group of applicants who MAY be selected for the position.

Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review - Only candidates meeting the supplemental qualification will be eligible for referral.

Referred to hiring manager for review - Your application has been delivered to the hiring manager. You may or may not be called for an interview.

Position filled - Someone has been selected for the position.

Position canceled - The agency has decided not to fill the position.

For more information about this job positing, contact:

Benita Malbrough, Office of Human Resources, 337-475-5362, bmalbrough@mcneese.edu, Smith Hall on MSU Campus



Four years of experience in pipefitting, steamfitting, or plumbing.


Training in the plumbing, pipefitting, or steamfitting trade will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience on a month for month basis.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To provide supervision, guidance, logistical support and limited administration to a group of plumbers and related jobs performing journeyman level plumbing work.

Level of Work:


Supervision Received:

Broad review from a maintenance supervisor or agency official of higher level.

Supervision Exercised:

Direct line over Plumber/Pipefitter Master, Plumber/Pipefitters, Trade Apprentices, and related subordinate personnel.

Location of Work:

May be used by all state agencies.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from Plumber Master and related jobs by the presence of full supervisory responsibilities in the plumbing trade.

Examples of Work

Assigns and inspects the work of Plumber/Pipefitters and other assigned personnel.

Oversees installation, alteration, maintenance, and repairing of plumbing fixtures and equipment.

Inspects damaged buildings and structures and reviews new plans to determine the materials and plumbing and piping time needed to estimate the cost of repair or construction.

Requisitions material.

Updates and files cost and time records of all projects.

Reads and interprets blueprints.

Performs limited administrative functions: leave approval, time keeping, etc.

Evaluates subordinates work performance.