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Star Team Member - Facilities Services

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN

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Star Team Member

MR05 – Starting rate depending on candidate qualifications and experience

The Facilities Services Department is responsible for the maintenance and operations of all campus facilities which includes buildings, grounds, and utility systems. 


Applicant must be willing to be trained in technical and troubleshooting issues and be able to react calmly in highly stressful situations.  These individuals will be part of Facilities Service's response team to get new researchers in operation and provide solutions for existing researchers. Must work well with others to address any issues that come up assisting research. Must be disciplined in multiple trades including but not limited to plumbing, electrical, carpentry and HVAC. Must be willing to learn computer applications.  Must have good communications skills to assist in coordinating with all members of the Campus community including: staff, faculty, administration, visitors, contractors, and vendors.  Assists in the coordination related to services and activities for internal personnel and outside contractor to ensure timely and efficient results.  Contributes to the overall success of Facilities Services by performing other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned. 


Minimum Qualifications:

High school degree (or GED) required. 

(4) Four years of experience or trade school and experience.  (Experience my substitute for education on a year-for-year basis.)

Must have a valid driver’s license for operation of a motor vehicle in Tennessee and possess an acceptable driving record.

The applicant should have the ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, supervisors, staff, all university personnel, visitors, contractors and vendors; also, work with others in a respectful, cooperative manner.  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 have the ability to climb a ladder and/or work on lift when height of task is over six (6) feet high.  Ability to utilize power tools.  Applicant must be able to wear a respirator.

Job: Other Services Jobs
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: Fs Construction
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: May 31, 2024, 3:24:50 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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