Student Job Opportunity

Job Title


Open Dates

05-14-2019 to 05-28-2019

Job Type

Full Time


Knoxville Utilities Board


$29,000.00 - $57,600.00



Vacancy # 17429
Posting Date: 05/14/2019
Pay Plan: Engineering and Operations
Closing Date: 05/28/2019
Pay Grade: 3, 5
Position Type: Regular/Full-Time
Pay Range: $29,000.00 - $57,600.00
Job Information
Job Classification: Storekeeper
Department: 027 Storerooms
Work Location: Middlebrook Pike / Jackson Avenue
Work Schedule: 40+ hours / week: M – F, Shifts may vary and include standby
About KUB: The Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) is one of the largest public utilities in the country providing electric, gas, water and wastewater services to more than 459,000 customers in Knoxville and parts of seven surrounding counties. We exist to serve our customers, improving their quality of life by providing utility services that are safe, reliable and affordable. And our mission is about more than just pipes and wires. It’s about being good stewards of our community’s resources: utility assets, customer dollars, and the environment. We work to safeguard those resources and enhance their value for the people of the communities we serve and generations to come.
Work Description: Assists with the physical and logistical tasks of receiving, locating, processing, storing and issuing materials, supplies, and salvage materials. Picks materials to fill requisitions, assists with cycle count activities and/or physical inventories to count materials and completes necessary paperwork required. Enters transactions electronically into a financial management system (FMS). Assists with pick-up and delivery of materials to various departments at multiple facilities as required. Operates equipment and vehicles used in moving and storing materials and supplies such as a forklift, overhead crane, pallet trucks, etc. and maintains ongoing certifications. Assists in the sorting and disposing of both return and salvage materials. Delivers packages and mail as needed within the organization. Works inside warehouse or outside in all types of weather conditions as work requires. Must be able to work without supervision. Capable of working in multiple locations with varying shifts.
Minimum Qualifications
• High school diploma or equivalent with ability to read, write and perform basic mathematical calculations
• Two (2) years related experience within KUB, at another utility, or in a similar work environment
• Possess basic PC and keyboarding skills
• Ability to work independently
• Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license
Physical Demands: Requires frequent manual lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 50 pounds. Requires frequent bending, stooping, walking, climbing ladders / stairs, and getting on/off, in/out of vehicles and equipment. Requires above normal and frequent mental and visual alertness.
Note: The physical demands described above are intended to relate the approximate physical demands of the classification. Physical demands for a specific position within this classification may vary and/or exceed those demands described above. Additional information regarding specific positions is available in Human Resources.
Preferred Qualifications
• Forklift certification
• Experience in a warehouse environment
• Basic navigation skills in FMS
• Basic skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
Selection Process
(Subject to change)
Phase 1 Submit online application at

Phase 2 Experience, training, and education evaluation

Phase 3 Interview with department representatives

Phase 4 Written, performance, and behavioral exercises

Phase 5 Background investigation

Phase 6 Physical assessment and/or drug screen If special accommodations are needed at any phase of the selection process, please notify Human Resources in advance.
Only candidates submitting a completed KUB application and completing each component of the selection process will be considered for KUB positions. KUB does not accept unsolicited applications; completed applications are only considered for advertised vacancies. Please no third-party inquiries. Due to the volume of applications and resumes we receive, only applicants invited to interview will be contacted.
Applicants should apply on all positions of interest. KUB reserves the right to consider applications for additional vacancies in the same classification within 120 days of the original posting, after which time, applicants must reapply to be considered for any openings.
It is the applicant’s responsibility to provide correct and updated contact information to KUB during the active period of the application. If KUB is unable to contact the applicant because the information on the application is no longer correct, the application will be considered inactive and the applicant no longer eligible for employment.

Job Location

Middlebrook Pike / Jackson Avenue