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Building Technician - Facilities Services

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Building Technician (Sr. Maintenance Specialist) - Facilities Services (Multiple Positions Available) 

MR05 – Starting at $17.25 depending on experience


The Building Technician repairs and performs routine maintenance on all mechanical/electrical within the envelope of buildings and perimeter.  This division maintains all buildings: lights, ceilings, doors, restrooms, HVAC equipment, etc.  The Sr Maintenance Specialist will assign work (within zone) and monitor it to completion.  The desired candidate will also be tasked with staying in constant communication with all team members and assist in problem solving situations.  The Senior will also perform essential duties as needed including but not limited to: scheduling coverage for any situation that may arise due to weather, extreme temperatures, or in an emergency situation.  Will fill-in when the Foreman is out and will be relied on to completed the duties described within the Foreman's PDQ (Position Description Questionnaire) with the exception of disciplinary action to ensure compliance regarding Human Resources policies and procedures.  Contributes to the overall success of Facilities Services by performing other essential duties (for example: snow removal) and responsibilities as assigned.  Assists in the implementation and establishment of preventive and preventative maintenance programs.


Minimum Qualifications:

High school degree (or GED) required. 

 (4) Four years of experience or trade school and experience.

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.

Applicant must be able to wear a respirator.

Be able to work required shift.

Applicant should be reliable in attendance, clean and neat in appearance, be in good physical health and able to perform moderately strenuous work activities.  Applicant should have the ability to climb ladders, work in high places, noisy environments and flashing lights.

Job: Other Services Jobs
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: Fs Zone Maintenance
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: May 13, 2024, 12:49:22 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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