Performs general maintenance and repairs to pipes, fittings,and plumbing fixtures including urinals, water closets, fountains and sinks. Maintains all gas, heating, water, and plumbing systems on the campus and university property. Performs a variety of journey level skilled plumbing tasks in the repair and maintenance of campus buildings and facilities; performs a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.This is an essential personnel position. If you are required to work during a closure, you must provide accurate and current contact information and are responsible for maintaining communication with TNPRC. Failure to report to work when requested by supervisor or manager will result in disciplinary action as outlined by the staff handbook. The TNPRC maintains Biosafety Level 3 facilities and performs work on diverse infections agents many of which can cause serious disease in humans if standard operating procedures, including use of appropriate personal protective equipment, are not followed. Depending on agent specific risk assessments, individuals may be offered, or in some cases required to have, vaccinations against the relevant agents.
This position is assigned to work in BSL3 containment areas and there are additional minimum requirements including some or all of the following:
Must pass a US Department of Justice Security Risk Assessment for access to select biological agents and toxins
Ability to perform job duties while wearing respiratory protection
Must participate in drug and alcohol program and be in compliance with TNPRC drug and alcohol policy