Steam Plant Supervisor, Fs Steam Plant

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN
Closing date
Oct 13, 2021

Job Details

Steam Plant Supervisor, Fs Steam Plant

Regular, Full-time - MR10

To assist the General Superintendent in the performance of his duties and to keep all equipment and infrastructure at the plant in top working order. To lay out work and provide technical direction for the performance of necessary tasks, to supervise and train others in the skills, techniques and abilities required to perform such work, to share and expand the specific, collective knowledge of this position and to provide training opportunities for subordinate employees thereby preparing them for advancement. To order materials as needed for current projects and to oversee the procurement and inventory of parts or supplies required for the continued and uninterrupted operation of the Steam Plant. Responsibilities include supervision of subordinates and oversight of all steam plant functions and activities. This position will be responsible for the commitment of funds within limits set forth by the Superintendent. The position will also be responsible for records keeping and correspondence as necessary to communicate operational problems or need. This position will interact and correspond with other shops and divisions. Additional responsibilities such as interaction with local utility providers, contractors, and the general public are included.

Overtime work as necessary to provide uninterrupted operations are a necessity of this position.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Must possess technical knowledge and experience directly related to Steam Plant systems, their maintenance, operation, and repair. Must have excellent operational skills and be able to supervise and train others in the skills needed to perform work. Must be innovative and intuitive concerning operational techniques and have the ability to work long hours as necessary to insure uninterrupted plant operations.The ability to supervise, train and motivate work teams.

Minimum Qualifications:

A minimum of 8 years’ experience in Steam Plant type operations, maintenance and repair, including but not limited to Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical, Fabrication and or related work. Technical background and work experience that provides a comprehensive understanding of such work and industry best practices.

Applicant must have, and maintain, a valid State of Tennessee Driver’s License.

Job: Crafts
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: Fs Utility Services
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jul 13, 2021, 7:10:57 PM


Working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public universities. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee’s flagship land-grant institution includes the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute in Tullahoma. The university embodies excellence in teaching, discovery, scholarship, research, creative activity, outreach, and engagement. Known as the Volunteers, we lead with a spirit of selflessness, empathy, and courage, and strive to be champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion

UT Knoxville is a Research 1 university with 11 academic colleges and more than 900 programs of study. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, our academic programs are repeatedly ranked top in their class. The university co-manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the country’s most prominent national lab, driving innovation in advanced manufacturing and materials, national security, and more. We are closely connected with our communities through outreach and extension efforts across Tennessee and through partnerships with non-profits, corporations, and industries—regionally, nationally, and around the globe.

The city of Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The modern, thriving community is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River, our beautiful features an eclectic music scene, internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural activities. Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. The region houses many leading corporations and organizations, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pilot/Flying J, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Regal Cinemas, along with HGTV, Food Network, and other networks owned by Discovery Inc.

As a member of the UT family, you will be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. You will be part of a diverse campus community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for the Vols on game day.

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