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Maintenance Mechanic Lead Worker

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Classification Details

Classification Information

Classification Title Maintenance Mechanic Lead Wkr
Classification Code 61750
FLSA Non-Exempt

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Maintenance Mechanic Lead Worker
Position Number 132820
Pay Grade 7
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 hand tools.

Required Qualifications

Completion of a standard apprenticeship in plumbing trade, and one year experience.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Supervision Given and Received
Version Date March 2007

Job Duties

These are the job duties required of the position.

Description of Job Duty

-Reads blueprints, building plans and drawings to determine equipment required and sequence of installations.

-Inspects structure prior to installation of pipe to determine obstructions to be avoided.

-Locates and marks position of pipe/ pipe connections and passage holes for floors and walls.

-Cuts openings in the walls. floors for pipes and pipe fittings, and closes and fireproofs openings.

-Cuts, threads, bends, and joins pipes.

-Assembles and installs valves, pipe fittings, and pipes.

-Fills and tests pipe system with water, or air and reads pressure gauges to determine leaks.

-Installs, and repairs plumbing fixtures, i.e sinks, commodes, bathtubs, water heaters, hot water tanks, garbage disposal units, dishwashers, laundry equipment, cafeteria equipment, etc.

-Repairs and maintains plumbing by replacing washers, mending burst pipes beneath roads, lawns, etc.

-Installs and maintains propane tanks.

-Installs and maintains natural gas lines.

-Complete work orders for supervisor’s signature.

-Repairs and maintains domestic hot/ cold water distribution system, return line, pipes, sewers and showers.

-Maintains distilled water machine/ system, water filters, and back flow preventers.

-Reads water meters and logs amounts.

Job Duty Type Essential
Description of Job Duty

-Assists with snow and ice removal during witner months.

-Cleans equipment room as required.

-Purchases plumbing supplies as required.

-Performs other related duties.

Job Duty Type Secondary