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Office of Human Resources

East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 7320 

Occ. Group: 

Maintenance Trainee

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;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.


Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in training to assist in skilled labor. Performs other duties as assigned. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Trains to assist Air Conditioning Mechanics, Carpenters, Electricians, Painters, Plumbers, or Steam and Chiller Operators.

Learns to use tools and equipment.

Learns to perform clean up and maintenance tasks.

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Ability to read and write.

Ability to make simple arithmetic calculations.

Knowledge of use of simple hand tools.

Willingness to work.

Ability to learn routine work procedures.

Ability to attend to detail. 

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. Mechanical reasoning; ability to use tools; ability to read and write; ability to work with others; manual dexterity; basic mathematical skills; willingness to work. 

Date         Skill          Eval            
5/1/83          2     2210131130

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.

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