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Classification Details

Classification Information

Classification Title Maintenance Worker
Classification Code 61950
FLSA Non-Exempt

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Maintenance Worker
Position Number 132940
Pay Grade 5
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

Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in executing maintenance and repair of automotive, construction, and maintenance equipment both gasoline and diesel powered and performing related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

- Knowledge of standard practices and equipment of the automotive mechanic trade. – Knowledge of the principles and operation of motor vehicles and equipment. – Knowledge of the repair and maintenance of motor vehicles, construction equipment, and maintenance equipment. – Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions. – Ability to perform a variety of repair and maintenance tasks. – Ability to use the necessary tools and the required skill. – Ability to operate a variety of light and heavy equipment. – Ability to perform manual labor. – Ability to understand written and oral instructions. – Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the public and other employees.

Required Qualifications

Successful completion of the tenth grade. Experience in the repair and maintenance of vehicles and equipment.

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

- Performs general overhaul and repair work on light and heavy vehicles, gasoline and diesel motors, tractors, buses and other mechanical equipment.

- Performs such repair and maintenance as removing heads, relining brakes, replacing clutches, rebuilding and replacing starters and generators, changing oil filters, tuning engines, and repairing and replacing flat tires.

- Uses diagnostic equipment in repair of motor vehicles and equipment.

- Schedules regular maintenance for all state-owned vehicles and equipment.

- Picks up supplies, equipment, and parts.

- Maintains shop records and reports.

- Performs other work as assigned

Job Duty Type Essential