This position is responsible for the general maintenance of the UTCSports Complex. The Senior Maintenance Specialist will perform minor repairsand preventative maintenance for all departmental equipment and Universityassets assigned to Campus Recreation. This position will also maintain fields,landscapes, and playing surfaces for artificial, grass, and sand surfaces.
Responsibilities for the Senior Maintenance Specialist include, but notlimited to: maintain both turf and grass fields located at the UTC SportsComplex; turf field requires preventative maintenance including resurfacingturf, adjusting infill, and repairing tufts or tears; grass field requiresconsistent mowing, edging, and resurfacing to produce a quality grass surface;perform minor and preventative maintenance on building features, departmentalequipment, and University assets assigned to Campus Recreation; work along withthe UTC Facilities Planning and Safety & Risk Departments to ensure allwork orders are completed; maintain landscape and surrounding of UTC SportsComplex; edging, mowing, and trimming areas around the building, track, andplaying surfaces; work alongside UTC Facility Services to maintain area andperform responsibilities; and maintain sand located at the sand volleyballcourts by leveling surface, performing weekly maintenance, and moving displacedsand.
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
Ability to operate landscaping equipment to perform repairs, minor, andpreventative maintenance.
Ability to perform minor and preventative maintenance on buildingfeatures, departmental equipment, and University assets assigned to CampusRecreation.
Review of applications will begin on October 17, 2019 and continue until theposition is filled.Applicationsreceived bythis datewill receive priority consideration.
Internal Number: 187336
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