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East Tennessee State University

Steam and Chiller Plant Assistant Supervisor

Title Code: 6295 

Occ. Group: 

Steam and Chiller Plant Assistant Supervisor

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 administrative functions, and maintenance and upkeep of boilers and related systems. Performs other duties as assigned. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Plans and assigns work.

Maintains various logs and files.

Orders parts and supplies.

Assumes responsibility for maintenance and upkeep of boilers and related systems.

Inspects repairs for completeness and compliance to safety standards.

Functions as shift operator to operate boilers and chillers as necessary.

Drives truck and operates forklift.

Trains new boiler operators.

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Ability to plan and organize the work of others.

Ability to inspect work for completeness and quality.

Administrative and supervisory abilities.

Ability to operate machines and tools of the steam/chiller trade.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. 

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success. 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; vocational school certificate or completion of apprenticeship in steam and chiller operation; plus one year steam and chiller experience; must possess valid operator's license. Supervisory experience helpful. 

Date         Skill         Eval         
5/2004       10     643233414

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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