Title Code: 7465
Occ. Group: 416.935
 

UTILITY LEAD WORKER

 

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.

DEFINITION

Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in executing maintenance and construction tasks of an unskilled or semi-skilled nature, supervising other utility workers as necessary, and performing related work as required.
 

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

- Supervises a small crew in grounds maintenance work or related projects.

- Cuts grass with tractor and rotary mower.

- Removes debris from street right-of-ways and other campus property.

- Loads and unloads dirt, gravel, trash, garbage, and other debris.

- Works as part of small crew in maintaining campus grounds.

- Cleans and maintains equipment and tools.

- Performs other work as assigned.
 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

- Knowledge of the materials and equipment used in general maintenance and construction work.

- Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.

- Ability to supervise and inspect the work of subordinates.

- Ability to carry out simple oral and written instructions.

- Ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods under unfavorable climactic conditions.

- Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees.
 

RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Successful completion of the eighth grade. Experience in related work.
 

Date         Skill         Eval           
10/1/80        2     142013113

 

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The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.