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Lead Maintenance Engineer

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Classification Details

Classification Information

Classification Title Lead Maintenance Engineer
Classification Code 61380
FLSA Non-Exempt

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Lead Maintenance Engineer
Position Number 131110
Pay Grade 12
Department Building Maintenance - 40310
Expectations for All Employees:

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee’s job performance must support and exhibit the university’s core values: PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential; RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust; DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected; EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic; EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.

Job Summary
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of HVAC, plumbing systems, building automated systems.
  • Knowledge of HVAC and mechanical system operations, diagnostic, and repair essentials.
  • Communication skills, both written and verbally, with costumers.
  • Leadership skills in working with multi trade shop.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects.
Required Qualifications

High school diploma or GED required. Vocational school required. 7-10 years experience and 5 of those years as the job lead worker. Welding, forklift, and pump/med gas certifications

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Supervision Given and Received
Version Date March 2009

Job Duties

These are the job duties required of the position.

Description of Job Duty
  • Supervise plumbing, preventative maintenance, and domestic water systems repair crews, and schedule their work.
  • Installation, maintenance, repair, troubleshooting, and evaluation of HVAC equipment and other related equipment.
  • Accountable for uni and ventilators, WSHP, air holders, FCU’s, fan coils, pumps, pump motors, Aidu’s, exhaust systems, and condensate pumps.
  • Manages all aspects of campus plumbing operations, PM programs, steam and water distribution systems. HVAC including chillers, FCU’s, and pumps.
  • Asbestos abatement pipe.
  • Use computerized building management system – Johnson controls.
Job Duty Type Essential
Description of Job Duty
  • Welding.
  • Install pneumatic/ DDC systems.
  • Sheet metal/ duct work
  • Installation related to HVAC/ plumbing operations.
  • Confined space operations.
  • HVAC/ plumbing renovations.
  • Pump sizing
  • Snow removal.
Job Duty Type Secondary