The University of Tennessee West TN AgResearch & Education Center located in Jackson, TN is seeking an experienced person to be independently responsible and provide skilled technical and maintenance support for the facilities and infrastructure of the Center. This includes electrical, mechanical (HVAC), plumbing, security, irrigation wells and systems.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for keeping electrical, mechanical, plumbing and other systems (such as security) maintained and functioning. Responsible for maintaining irrigation and agricultural research systems. Determines methods, tools and procedures to accomplish facility maintenance, renovation and new construction assignments. Ensures projects follow all UT and regulatory policies and are completed in a timely and safe manner. Keeps accurate and up to date records on preventive maintenance and required upkeep to be performed on equipment and facilities. Purchases supplies and equipment necessary to complete all projects and routine maintenance. Evaluates, develops and implements new and/or revised operational procedures. Anticipates problems.
Individual will provide daily supervision to one or more maintenance support personnel. Coordinates technical setup for field days, meeting rooms and special events. Occasional evenings and weekends may be required to provide support during outages or emergencies.
Internal Number: 168585
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