Senior Maintenance Specialist(Facilities Services General Maintenance 2 - MR05)
University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
The Senior Maintenance Specialist is responsible for general maintenance, development, and care of over 100,000 square feet of space in the Aquatic and Recreation Center, the equipment and University assets assigned to the Campus Recreation department.
Job functions and responsibilities:
Maintains Campus Recreation Assets
Performs preventative maintenance and repairs on Aquatic and Recreation Center building features, departmental equipment, and University assets assigned to the Campus Recreation Department
Recommends repairs, coordinates, and oversees the work of contractors, and works with other departments to ensure all work orders are completed
Ensures all equipment, vehicles, and tools are maintained and repaired
Performs scheduled maintenance of over 100 pieces of fitness equipment to ensure safety and quick return to service
Performs work in a safe and efficient manner
Aquatic Facility Maintenance
Works with Campus Recreation staff to maintain proper water chemistry and sanitation for the UTC recreational pool and spas
Performs preventative maintenance and repairs on aquatic equipment
Completes the maintenance and operations checklists for daily, weekly, and monthly maintenance needs
Inspections and Documentation
Conducts regular inspections, documents preventative maintenance and repairs, and works with departmental staff to identify, prioritize, and complete projects
Manages all inter- and intra- departmental work orders
Utilizes campus and departmental software to track and document projects and repairs
Prepares short and long-range budget data
Performs ordering and receiving of parts for fitness equipment, departmental equipment, building features, and other departmental assets
Completes record keeping for purchases and projects
Ensures all purchasing protocols are followed
Works with departmental staff to promote equity, diversity, and inclusion, and maintains a high level of customer service
Contributes to the team dynamic and further the departmental mission, vision, and values
Assists with events as needed and performs other duties as assigned
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
Knowledge of how to use specialized tools and equipment
Knowledge of some type of work order system
Knowledge of building systems including lighting, structural, and plumbing
Knowledge of pool chemistry
Working knowledge of HVAC systems
Carpentry, plumbing, and/or electrical system skills
Strong written and oral communication skills
Organizational and multi-tasking skills
Basic computer skills
Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work independently and as a team
Ability to operate, maintain, and clean equipment
Ability to operate and perform preventative maintenance and repairs on fitness equipment
Ability to operate building systems, pool filtration, and sanitation systems
Ability to acquire Certified Pool Operator Certification or equivalent
Review of applications will begin November 11, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Applications received bythis datewill receive priority consideration.
Minimum Qualifications: Typically requires a high school diploma and one year of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Certified Pool Operator or Fitness Equipment Repair Technician; 2+ years of general maintenance experience; experience maintaining and repairing fitness equipment; experience working with pumps, motors, and/or HVAC systems; experience working with aquatic pool systems; and experience with carpentry are preferred.
The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is an engaged, metropolitan university committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service, and dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of the region through strategic partnerships and community involvement.