Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research

Pipe (Plumbing) Shop Supervisor

Frederick, MD
Aug 12, 2019
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
The Facilities Maintenance and Engineering (FME) Directorate is responsible for laboratory space, administrative space, infrastructure, campus landscape, planning, and design, and construction management at Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research.

This position description does not represent a current opening but may be used to identify candidates with skills and experience for positions within Leidos Biomedical Research that frequently become available. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Leidos Biomedical Research.

  • Coordinating and communicating of preventative maintenance, special assist, work orders, and projects with FME staff, external contractors under the guidance of the Facility Manager
  • Safety awareness and implementation of safety policies and procedures
  • Assigning work to staff, and daily plans
  • Inspecting work
  • Preparing labor and material cost estimates of work for entry
  • Making recommendations to improve efficiency of operations
  • Writing annual performance reviews
  • Providing after hour support when needed
  • Performs other related duties and backs up Facility Manager and Facility Operations
  • Work in a computerized management system (CMS) that tracks all work orders.
  • Ability to inventory and track stock both shop and departmental, order and distribute supplies when needed
  • Schedule and coordinate outside contractors and vendors
  • Ability to exercise responsibility in the care of tools and vehicles assigned to shops
  • This position is subject to 24-hour call in (rotating schedule) for emergency repairs

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Possession of a current Master Plumber license including steam and bulk compressed gas and distribution systems, sprinkler systems, RO water delivery systems.
  • 6-years of experience in the maintenance and repair of commercial/industrial steam, water and sewer system
  • 3-years in supervisory capacity
  • Ability to read and interpret, instructions, blueprints, and work orders
  • Experience with construction safety practices
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skill
  • Must have the ability to routinely lift and carry up to 50 lbs.; climb stairs and ladders; work involves bending, stooping and working in confined areas; potential exposure to particulates, vapors or noisy environment.
  • Must have and maintain a valid State Driver's License issued by the state in which the incumbent/candidate resides for each class of vehicle to be operated on company business
  • Must have no more than 3 demerit points in the previous twelve (12) months or five (5) demerit points in the preceding thirty-six (36) months as determined by the Leidos Biomed Use of Government Owned or Leased Vehicles Policy
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance

  • Ability to supervise, motivate, and coordinate all support shop functions as associated
  • Experience with OSHA standards and contemporary safety practices
  • Analyze data and situations and make sound data driven decisions
  • Backflow certified
  • Ability to provide support by telephone and in person for after-hours activities
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities with attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills both oral and written
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) | Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) | Drug Free Workplace (DFW)