We are growing! Join our team and build your career with us!
We are looking for PLUMBING LEADERS who can motivate a team and
successfully run jobs.
Lochridge-Priest is a family owned and operated company that has
served the Central Texas area for over 50 years. Also, we are the
largest provider of residential and commercial heating and
air-conditioning services as well as plumbing services in Central
Texas. With offices in Waco, Temple, Ft Worth, and Corsicana and
over 300 dedicated employees, we're dedicated to serving your home,
business, and industrial comfort needs. We work as a team to
deliver best in class service to our customers.
Oversee the entirety of commercial projects including budget,
scheduling, labor hours, quality of work, safety, change
management, customer service, and communications. Provide field
leadership, organization, and technical expertise to install
plumbing service for the projects in accordance with the customer
requirements and company strategies. Lead quality control efforts
to ensure all installations match plan and specifications.
+ Medical, Dental Vision, and Life Insurance
+ Paid Time Off
+ 401K with Company Match
+ Continuous Training
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
+ Visit job sites routinely to monitor progress, coordinate with
the General Contractor (GC), review productivity, answer questions,
respond to change requests, and provide problem resolution.
+ Improve the implementation, training, and enforcement of
company safety program through active partnership with the Safety
+ Ensure safety rules, policies, awareness and practices are
followed and are the number one priority.
+ Establish and maintain a collaborative working relationship
with the Project Manager and field Supervisor by providing timely,
accurate, and complete information.
+ Ensure that the manpower, equipment, tools, material, and
design necessary to support the schedule will be available to
finish the job safely, accurately, within budget, and on-time.
+ Coordinate installation between trades and manage
+ Inspect job site conditions and identify problems,
inaccuracies, and cost saving measures that may be present. Take
corrective actions and maximize productivity.
+ Accompany field Supervisor to inspect work in progress and
completed work to ensure conformance to specifications.
+ Establish and facilitate open communications between the job
crews, foremen, GC's, safety, and provide ongoing updates to
internal team regarding project status and progress.
+ Notify and offer potential solutions to senior leadership and
project management of possible problems, work interferences,
schedule difficulties, etc. Maximize field productivity.
+ Schedule equipment deliveries with GC and periodic inspections
by governing authorities.
+ Oversee work areas that are neat and clean and, in a manner,
representing a professional appearance and maintaining a safe work
+ Maintain good working relationship with customer, GC, and
inspectors, ensure all commitments are met.
+ Totally accountable for quality installation of the
+ Perform effective subcontractor and supplier management.
+ Serve as final trade technical expert on items/issues elevated
from the field.
+ Monitor labor reporting, job cost reviews, and prepare time
+ Anticipate, identify, diagnose, communicate, and resolve any
problems that may arise.
+ Evaluate new industry standards and emerging trends for
application and best practice adoption.
+ Maintain complete files including technical data, vendor, and
+ Review each completed project and apply all critical learnings
to future projects. Take action to correct inefficiencies.
Skills and Qualifications
+ Must have current valid Texas Journeyman's license
+ Minimum of 7 years' experience in management of commercial
+ Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule to meet
+ Read and understand drawings, contract plans, schedules, job
site documents, and specifications.
+ Demonstrated ability to consider relative costs, benefits, and
actions to choose the most appropriate action.
+ Ability to work closely with groups of people, employees,
suppliers, subcontractors, etc.
+ Experience with effectively hiring and developing a
high-performance team and overseeing employee work schedules and
+ Experience providing and/or overseeing training related to
various aspects of the HVAC and plumbing business.
+ Knowledge of construction in mechanical/building codes.
+ Exhibit integrity and ethical business practices.
+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with
strong interpersonal skills.
+ Proficient in Microsoft Office.
+ Must be able to move in and around confined and cluttered
places with a full range of motion.
+ Able to climb and maintain balance on steel framework, stairs,
ladders, and scaffolds.
+ Good analytical skills and attention to detail with ability to
read and interpret blueprints, plans, and manuals.
+ Ability to work independently in a timely manner, making sure
job is done correctly the first time.
+ Work as part of our team to ensure customer satisfaction
+ Valid driver's license and clean driving record
+ Valid social security number
+ Must be able to pass drug test(s) as required by company
+ Lift up to 50 pounds; be able to push, pull, carry or maneuver
heavier items (with additional manpower or appropriate devices);
carry ladders; work from heights, work in small crawl spaces.
+ Observe all company procedures and safety rules
+ Maintain accurate time records and send to payroll when
+ Neat, professional appearance
Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management's
right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job
at any time.