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Full Time Maintenance Technician
Chilhowee Park and Exposition Center

SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities, has an excellent and immediate opening for a full time Maintenance Technician for SMG Knoxville/Chilhowee Park and Exposition Center. This position maintains in good working condition all facility equipment, including HVAC, plumbing and electrical; lighting and climate control systems; roofing systems; telecommunications, maintenance / cleaning equipment. Performs manual labor in the maintenance and upkeep of the property.

• Repairs and maintains all facility systems and equipment.
• Inspects systems throughout facility to detect malfunctions or breakdowns.
• Investigates malfunctions or breakdowns of systems to diagnose causes and
locate the source of the problem.
• Implements corrective actions and solutions.
• Anticipates potential malfunctions or breakdowns and takes appropriate
action to prevent or minimize curtailment of services.
• Operates auxiliary supply systems when a breakdown occurs.
• Coordinates shutdown and start-ups of utilities when conditions require it.
• Follows procedures for use of Work Orders and SMG Maintenance Manager
• Adheres to OSHA, NFPA and other applicable safety codes.
• Assist with set up and breakdown of events and maintaining the cleanliness of
the grounds.
• Orders supplies and keeps records as required.
• Cleans, maintains and services equipment and tools on a preventative
maintenance program.
• Drives small vehicles (i.e., pickup truck, car, etc.).
• Loads and unloads dirt, brush, litter and other debris into trucks and other
• Maintains cleanliness and upkeep of grounds and properties.
• Cuts grass, trim weeds and over-growth with hand and power tools.
• Moves and carries heavy materials as required.
• Other duties as assigned.

• Possesses a strong attention to detail and the ability and initiative to maintain
the facility as a first class facility.
• Excellent organizational skills
• Good verbal communication skills as well as writing skills.
• Ability to prioritize and to handle multiple projects simultaneously
• Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
• Good written, verbal and interpersonal skills required; ability to interact with
all levels of staff including management
• Ability to adhere to strict grooming standards established by SMG.
• Must be able to pass criminal background and possess a valid driver’s license.
• Proficient with Microsoft word, excel and outlook. Able to navigate a
computer and learn how to operate maintenance programs

• Graduate of an accredited technical school or at least 1+ year hands-on
experience in maintenance
• Experience as unskilled to semi-skilled laborer.
• Experience with hand tools, power tools and mowing equipment.

• Performing work through repetitive eye/hand coordination.
• Daily lifting up to 50 lbs.
• See and distinguish objects or symbols as 20 feet or more and 20 inches or
less. Depth perception, peripheral vision, ability to distinguish color and
bringing objects into focus.
• Climbing ladders and staircases multiple times per day.
• Constant standing, walking, stooping. Constant reaching, handling products.
• Ability to work extended hours productively.
• Fast-paced, very physical environment.
• Requires standing and walking for several hours at a time each day.
• Knowledge of tools and equipment used in general maintenance and
preventative maintenance.
• Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
• Ability to read and write.
• Ability to carry out oral and written instructions.
• Ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods of time under
some unfavorable climatic conditions.
• Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other

Position may be subject to noise and some atmospheric conditions such as fumes, odor, dust, etc. Position primarily works outside.

Must be able to work extended and/or irregular hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed

NOTE: The essential responsibilities of this position are described under the headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Also, this document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

To Apply

Recruiter- Kristy Todd
SMG Knoxville
Chilhowee Park and Exposition Center
3301 E. Magnolia Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37914

Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact 865-522-5669.

SMG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


Chilhowee Park & Exposition Center
3301 E. Magnolia Ave.
Knoxville TN 37914

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