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Stadium Maintenance Assistant - Painter

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN

Job Details


University of Tennessee Position Description:

Stadium Maintenance Assistant/Painter

Unit:                   Athletics                                                                   

FLSA Status:      Non-Exempt                                                          

Date:                  March 12, 2024                                                    



General Description:

The primary purpose of this position is to assist the stadium foreman in painting of all athletic facilities patron areas.  Assist in daily maintenance and cleaning when necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Apply paint to multiple surfaces including but not limited to walls, floors, doors, windows, hand rails, etc.  Repair minor cracks, holes and joints with caulk, plaster or other fillers using the proper equipment and techniques. Apply touch up techniques to multiple surfaces.
  • Assist in set-up, take down, and cleaning for all athletic events as needed.
  • Assist in daily facility and grounds maintenance and cleaning to include pressure washing as needed.
  • Assist in getting Athletic facilities ready for any special event or project as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Qualifications

    Required Qualifications:


    High school diploma or GED is required.


    Commercial facility experience is required. Commercial painting experience is preferred.


  • Knowledge of paint application to different sub-straights.
  • Ability to match different paint colors and techniques for the task at hand.
  • Skills to complete other duties as assigned by the foreman
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams and to foster teamwork.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations in a positive manner.
  • Ability to complete projects on time.
  • Ability to work independently or within a team environment.
  • Ability for critical thinking within the scope of work requested.
  • Behaviors:

    Demonstrated behavioral expectations include:

  • Unquestioned integrity and trustworthiness
  • Adherence to University, Southeastern Conference, and NCAA rules and regulations
  • Commitment to the Athletics Department and University’s mission
  • Flexible to various scheduling to include nights, weekend work and some holidays
  • Ability to work with diverse populations in a positive manner
  • Commitment to the Athletics Department and University’s mission

  • Job: Crafts
    Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
    Organization: Athletic Plant Maintenance
    Schedule: Full-time
    Job Posting: Mar 14, 2024, 7:52:42 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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