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Irrigation Technician I

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN

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Academic Affairs, Research Staff & Technicians
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Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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 Irrigation Technician IDuties/Responsibilities

The Facilities Services Department is responsible for the maintenance and operations of all campus facilities, which includes buildings, grounds, and utility systems. The Landscape Irrigation Tech I preforms preventative maintenance and repairs of landscape irrigation systems throughout campus.

    Perform preventative maintenance on all irrigation systems.Perform emergency repairs to irrigation systems.Seasonal start-up/ winterization
Help install new irrigation systems.

    Minimum/Required Qualifications/Experience
  • Valid Tennessee Driver’s License
  • High School Degree or equivalent2+ years’ experienceIrrigation maintenance experience preferred.The ability to learn and maintain all irrigation systems.Applicant must be in good physical health, able to perform strenuous activities and able to lift up to 50 pounds.The ability to perform hard physical work for long periods in all types of weatherApplicant must be able to read and follow instructions, have a positive attitude, interact well with others in a team environment and follow the departmental attendance policy.Designated personnel for emergencies – This position is required to report to work to ensure operation of essential campus functions during an emergency, or when the University has suspended or delayed operations

Job: Crafts
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: Fs Landscape Svcs & Facility Spt
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jun 9, 2022, 1:55:41 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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