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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer III, II or I
The University of St. Thomas


Date Posted Apr. 15, 2019
Title Mechanical Maintenance Engineer III, II or I
University The University of St. Thomas
St. Paul, MN, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Classified Staff
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation
 
 

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer III, II or I

OVERVIEW
The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer within the Facilities Management department.

The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities, and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our mission to inspire our students, using the Catholic intellectual tradition, to think critically, work skillfully, and act wisely – all for the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.

JOIN OUR COMMUNITY

The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:

Up to 100% tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility
A generous Employer retirement contribution of 9.4% of annual salary upon eligibility
Medical, dental, and vision options
Employer-paid disability, life, and AD&D benefits
Mechanical Maintenance Engineers will perform preventive maintenance and repairs of mechanical equipment and systems throughout the Universities properties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Operation, maintenance, repairs, and water treatment testing of steam boilers, hydronic boilers, centrifugal chiller, cooling towers and closed loop systems.
Operation, maintenance and repairs of air handler units, exhaust fans, air conditioning units, humidifiers, dehumidifiers, refrigeration units, both commercial and residential.
Operation, maintenance and repairs of pumping
systems associated with heating, cooling and plumbing systems.
Operation, maintenance and repairs of swimming pools, whirlpool spas, their water treatment and associated pumping systems.
Plumbing repairs and maintenance of drains, sinks, faucets, showers, toilets, flush valves, floor drains, water heaters, water softeners and any axillary plumbing systems.
Commercial and residential repairs of refrigerators, stoves, ovens, ranges, dishwashers, clothes washers, and clothes dryers.
Maintenance and repair of residential style forced air furnaces, hydronic boilers, air conditioners and their axillary systems.
Operation, maintenance and repairs of pneumatic air compressors, vacuum system, air dryers and their axillary systems.
Operation, maintenance and repair of pneumatic control systems as related to the temperature control of mechanical equipment and systems.
Operating of the computerized Energy Management System (EMS) where it applies to the temperature control of mechanical equipment and systems, but not the management, utilization functions or programming of the system.
Potential Shift Hours (Based On Seniority)

Monday – Friday 7:00am – 3:30pm

Tuesday – Saturday 7:00am – 3:30pm

Monday – Friday 10:00am – 6:30pm

Monday – Friday 2:30pm – 11:00pm

QUALIFICATIONS
Qualifications and Education Requirements for all classifications

Valid driver’s license.
Proficient in basic computer skills including MS Office, email, word documents and basic spreadsheets navigation.
Be a member of a bargaining unit (local 70). Mechanical Maintenance Engineer III

High school graduate or equivalent.
Graduate from a two (2) years trade school in the field of mechanical maintenance.
Have five (5) years’ experience in the field of mechanical maintenance.
Minimum of a Minnesota 1st Class C boiler license.
EPA Universal Refrigeration Certificate.
Certified Pool Operators Certificate.
Mechanical Maintenance Engineer II

High school graduate or equivalent.
Two (2) years’ experience in the field of mechanical maintenance.
Minimum of a Minnesota 2nd Class C boiler license.
EPA Universal Refrigeration Certificate or the ability to obtain it in twelve (12) months
Certified Pool Operators Certificate or the ability to obtain it in six (6) months.
Mechanical Maintenance Engineer I

High school graduate or equivalent.
One (1) years’ experience in the field of mechanical maintenance.
Minimum of a Minnesota Special Class C boiler license.
Certified Pool Operators Certificate or the ability to obtain it in six (6) months.
Preferred Skills

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer III

Five (5) years’ experience working with steam boilers larger than 300 horsepower.
Three (3) years’ experience working with air conditioning and refrigeration.
One (1) year experience working with swimming pools and whirlpool spas.
Mechanical Maintenance Engineer II

Three (3) years’ experience working with steam or hot water boilers.
Two (2) years’ experience working with air conditioning and refrigeration.
One (1) year experience working with swimming pools and whirlpool spas.
Mechanical Maintenance Engineer I

Five (5) years’ experience working custodial/maintenance of buildings, having some boiler and plumbing repair experience.
One (1) year experience working with steam or hot water boilers.
Working Conditions

The physical demand level of the Mechanical Maintenance Engineer is heavy requiring occasional application of 76-100 pounds of force, and frequent application of 46-60 pounds of force. The engineer will spend approximately 2/3 of their shift standing, walking or climbing. At times the engineer will be required to crawl, crouch, or stoop. The engineer will often be required to reach overhead or bend to low levels. The engineer will frequently have to lift items weighing up to 50 pounds and on rare occasions may need to briefly lift or support items weighing 100 pounds. The engineer must have excellent hand dexterity and strong grip strength. Occasional work in hot, dusty and noisy environments may be required.

HOW TO APPLY

On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.

In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer


 
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