Sr. Steam Plant Mechanic, Fs Steam Plant

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN
Closing date
Sep 17, 2021

Job Details

Sr. Steam Plant Mechanic, Fs Steam Plant

Regular, Full-time - MR08

Job Skills:  Excellent mechanical ability, must be proficient in welding technologies such as metal inert gas (mig), tungsten inert gas (tig), oxyacetylene torch and plasma arc cutter. Must be proficient in metal fabrication, have the ability to read blueprints, operate a forklift, use power tools and hand tools. Must have the ability to work well with others. Must possess the ability to make decisions under pressure and to communicate well, both orally and in writing. Must be trained in, and have the ability to use, proper safety equipment as required for the duties of this position, including but not limited, to the ability to wear a respirator while working. Must be trained and have the ability to work in confined spaces and work from ladders or scaffolding.  Provide technical guidance and direction to mechanics, and helpers in performing their duties. Perform other duties such as operating fork lifts, cleaning boiler etc. or as directed by supervisor.

Must have good attendance habits and be willing to work flexible schedules and overtime as required.  Must have a valid TN driver’s License.

Minimum Education:      High school graduate or equivalent experience.

Experience:  Mechanical knowledge and (5) Five years experience working with boilers, pumps, blowers, valves, air compressors and other steam plant related equipment. Experience using hand tools, power tools, welding and cutting equipment. Experience driving a fork lift and other heavy equipment.

Must have a valid Tennessee Driver’s License

Job: Crafts
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: Fs Utility Services
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jul 16, 2021, 3:09:38 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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