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East Tennessee State University

Preventative Maintenance Technician

Title Code: 6270 

Occ. Group: 

Preventative Maintenance Technician

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 reporting and analyzing preventive maintenance information. Performs other duties as assigned. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Collects and records data for the preventive maintenance program.

Makes field measurements and visual inspections.

Writes reports and work orders.

Changes oil, changes filters, greases motors, changes belts, adjusts thermostats, tightens nuts and bolts, adjusts pulleys, etc.

Assists in reporting and analyzing preventive maintenance information.

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of building maintenance.

Knowledge of various commercial air conditioning and heating systems.

Ability to use and maintain equipment common to HVAC activities.

Ability to read blueprints and specifications.

Ability to write reports. 

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. High school graduate or equivalent; plus three years training and/or equivalent experience in commercial air conditioning and heating systems; building maintenance experience preferred. 

Date         Skill         Eval             
5/1/83           8     7330332230

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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