Plumbing Director

Location: Tampa, Florida, United States



Company Overview

Apex Service Partners (the “Company”) is a nation-wide group of leading residential services businesses that conducts HVAC, plumbing and electrical work for homeowners. In this fragmented industry dominated by small and founder-owned businesses, the Company strategy is to execute significant organic growth initiatives and high-frequency M&A. This people intensive and acquisitive heavy roll-up strategy necessitates an exceptional Head of Plumbing Growth.

Apex Service Partners was founded in 2019 with a mission to build a partnership of like-minded world-class service providers to build an industry leading national platform. Apex focuses on leveraging the power of people to build a strong network of industry leaders who can share resources, best practices, and expertise in order to deliver unparalleled service to customers and opportunities for employees.

The Company and its executive team are being backed by Alpine Investors (“Alpine”), a leading private equity firm with deep expertise in the space.

Head of Plumbing Growth

Mission of the Role:

The Head of Plumbing Growth will serve as the strategic leader and in-house expert overseeing all aspects of our plumbing business. This person will lead our efforts in green-fielding and expanding our plumbing service line at business locations across the country. This is a highly visible and critical role, supporting the executive team, regional operations, GMs, service managers and techs so that Apex becomes a national leader in residential plumbing and drain service. The Head of Plumbing Growth must provide a high-level of service to all stakeholders across Apex Service Partners, most importantly regional partners, GMs, service managers and technicians. This person will be an entrepreneurial go-getter and someone who impassioned about building an exceptional plumbing business.


Working closely with the senior leadership team and all of our operational leaders, the Head of Plumbing Growth will lead our efforts in building a best-in-class plumbing business across the country. Job responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing and ultimately being responsible for Apex Service Partners plumbing and drains business line performance
  • Driving profitable plumbing revenue growth across the business
  • Designing and rolling-out a scalable plumbing and drains service model that can easily be launched at trades businesses not currently offering these services
  • Recruiting, training and developing an exceptional plumbing and drains team consisting of trainers, managers and technicians
  • Building easy-to-manage-to KPIs that drive improved operations and heightened revenue and profits
  • Implementing compensation plans and an employment product that make our business partners the employers of choice in the plumbing and drains industry
  • Launching a price book and training program that results in our businesses delivering premier customer service
  • Delivering expert plumbing and drains counsel to our existing operating partners to help them grow their businesses
  • Advising the senior leadership team and regional management on all plumbing related matters
  • Establishing and implement the proper policies and procedures to adhere to applicable license and code requirements
  • Keeping current on legislation, laws, and legal trends potentially affecting the plumbing business
  • Coordinating with marketing and FP&A to deliver strong and profitable revenue growth
  • Contributing to team culture and effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Modeling the highest ethical standards and Apex’s behaviors at all times as a senior leader in the organization

  • The successful candidate will have at least 3 years of broad-based oversight of a leading (greater than $15M revenue) residential plumbing and drain service business
  • Prior P&L ownership responsibility, along with budgeting (P&L and CapEx) and KPI review responsibilities
  • Significant experience with:
  • Recruiting, training and developing tradesmen and managers across all levels of a plumbing organization
  • Managing all aspects of a plumbing business
  • Strong track-record of driving sales growth and executing in tandem with marketing
  • Outstanding executive leadership and management skills in all aspects of a plumbing operation and business environment
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal and presentation) with a strong ability to train, recruit and sell
  • Strong familiarity with plumbing codes and license requirements across multiple geographies

Personal Characteristics:
  • Entrepreneurial, scrappy and enlivened by the prospect of building an industry-leading plumbing business that puts people first
  • Ability to work collaboratively and via influence as a member of a team
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, dynamic, and high-energy environment
  • Strong business and strategic focus
  • Effective relationship builder with positive spirit and energy across all levels of an organization
  • Strong commitment to professionalism and quality
  • Unquestioned integrity, credibility, and judgment
  • Ability to make complex decisions, finding innovative and practical solutions for challenging situations
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with senior business leaders and other professionals and colleagues at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to remain even-keeled regardless of the circumstances
  • Possess strong confidence without ego
  • Willingness to provide recommended direction and solutions to internal clients, including senior leadership team
  • Willingness to “roll up sleeves” and take an active role in driving the growth of a business
  • Resourceful and figures out how to achieve results creatively with finite resources
  • Stellar time management and organizational skills


Location: Remote

Compensation: Competitive

Other Benefits: medical, dental and vision coverage, competitive PTO, sick days, and holidays, 401k matching



Plumbing Director

Tampa, Florida US