Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Plumber/Pipefitter Craft Supervisor

Location:  Livermore, CA
Category:  Trades & Facilities
Organization:  Infrastructure & Operations
Posting Requirement:  External w/ US Citizenship
Job ID: 107614
Job Code: Craft Supervisor (565.5)
Date Posted: October 05 2020

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Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where we apply science and technology to make the world a safer place; now one of 2020 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!

We have an opening for a Plumber/Pipefitter Craft Supervisor. You will have technical, administrative, and supervisory responsibility for managing and coordinating the work of Plumbers/Pipefitters in the Laboratory’s Site 200 Maintenance Production Mechanical Systems group.  This position is in the Facilities & Infrastructure Department.

Essential Duties
- Supervise and coordinate the daily work of the journey-level plumber/pipefitter crews engaged in the installation, repair, fabrication, operation and maintenance of plant facilities and utilities.
- Interpret and apply Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) policies and procedures pertaining to Performance Management including but not limited to; constructive and timely feedback to employees, training and personnel actions including hiring, discipline, dismissal, salary adjustments, documentation and interviews.
- Serve as a point of contact between the management team and workers, participate fully in management team decision-making and goal setting.
- Establish goals and measurements for productivity in craft work processes and make appropriate adjustments.
- Implement work control process by serving as a Responsible Individual RI/Work Supervisor responsible for day to day work activities of assigned personnel ensuring that the work is performed in accordance with the Work Permit, Skill of the Craft and Competent Worker Qualifications.
- Responsible for the general oversight and personal commitment to the goals of Integrated Safety Management, Integrated Safeguards and Security Management, compliance with all ES&H regulations, good business practices, diversity, and equal opportunity.
- Perform essential computer skills to communicate with administrative and management personnel.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

- Extensive journey-level knowledge, abilities and work experience in the plumber/pipefitter trade.
- Technical, administrative and supervisory skills with experience in independent decision making, problem solving, workload scheduling, and workforce utilization.
- Ability to interpret and implement personnel policies and procedures, disciplinary actions, and complete write performance appraisals.
- Ability to provide effective direction and adjust work activities to meet changing requirements as well as motivate, train, develop and provide guidance with an emphasis on teamwork.
- Advanced knowledge and experience in the application of ES&H laws and regulations including evaluating work hazards and establishing safety standards to assure the public, worker, and environment are protected from adverse consequences.
- Effective customer service and communication skills necessary to interact in writing and verbally with all levels of technical and administrative personnel.
- Proficiency using personal computers and related software programs and applications.
- Ability to obtain and maintain a valid California Driver’s License.

Pre-Placement Medical Exam:  A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.

Pre-Employment Drug Test:  External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.  This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Security Clearance:  This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.

If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.

Note:   This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE).  LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance.  The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $2.1 billion, employing approximately 6,800 employees.


LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.