Maintenance Specialist I - Apprentice, Fs Zone Maintenance

Knoxville, TN
Mar 17, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
This position exists within the Department of Labor (DOL) approved Facilities Services Department Zone Maintenance (ZM) Unit Apprenticeship Program to provide/ perform entry level assistance with the preventive maintenance and repair of all campus facilities which include: building systems, equipment and utility systems.  Under direct supervision, the Maintenance Specialist I Apprentice will be provided with On the Job Training (OJT) and with Related Technical Instruction (RTI) with an emphasis on safety, basic preventive maintenance and diagnostic best practices, and progression skills development.  The Apprentice will perform diagnostic and basic preventive maintenance on all mechanical/electrical systems and equipment within the envelope of buildings and perimeter and will require the ability to demonstrate knowledge in the use and care for basic diagnostic test equipment and adherence to all safety procedures and trainings as required by the university, department and regulatory agencies throughout the DOL approved ZM Apprenticeship Program.   Due to frequently being the first point of contact for campus maintenance issues, the Maintenance Specialist I Apprentice will be required to work in a respectful, cooperative manner with campus community members to include staff, faculty, students, visitors, contractors, and vendors.  The Apprentice will contribute to the overall success of Facilities Services by performing other essential duties (for example: snow removal) and responsibilities as assigned.  The apprenticeship program will provide for increased responsibility and pay based upon successful completion of OJT and Related Technical Instruction (RTI) and demonstrated skills progression. 13 Positions Available

Minimum Qualifications:

High school degree or equivalent.

Must have a valid driver’s license for operation of a motor vehicle in Tennessee and possess an acceptable driving record.

Applicant should be reliable in attendance, clean and neat in appearance, be in good physical health and able to perform moderately strenuous work activities.

Shift work may be required as well as overtime.

Job: Other Services Jobs
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-Knoxville
Organization: Fs Auxiliaries
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Mar 15, 2021, 11:14:51 AM

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