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Job Category:
Manufacturing - Production
Position type:
Full Time
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Minneapolis
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Minnesota
Zip Code:
55401
Reference number:
2018-00436
Job Id #:
11274342
Date Posted:
January 11, 2019

Operating Maintenance Engineer III - Ame...

Job Title: Operating Maintenance Engineer III - Amended
Salary: $33.36 Hourly
Job Type: Full-time
Department: Finance & Property Services
Location: Royalston Maintenance Facility, 661 - 5th Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Vacancies: 1
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Posting Type: Open to the public
 

There is currently one full time non-exempt vacancy to be filled in the Property Services Division of the Finance and Property Services Department.

This position will operate, maintain, troubleshoot and repair heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, life safety systems, building automation and control systems, low voltage electrical systems and other facility assets in City owned buildings

 This job has been amended , applications for this position will be accepted until the position is filled.
 Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage the preventative maintenance schedules for heating, cooling, and ventilation, and other equipment in assigned facilities.
  • Coordinate with the foreman to ensure timely completion of maintenance activities, with combination of own and additional resources.
  • Manage the asbestos containing materials program for City-owned facilities.
  • Screen and initiate new work that responds to customer requests.  Confirms work details, and determines appropriate action.
  • Oversee the work of vendors working on equipment in assigned facilities.
  • Maintain necessary stocks of fuel, materials, tools, equipment in assigned facilities.
  • Stand in for and assist the foreman as needed or required.
  • Coordinate work with trades and others on joint projects in assigned facilities.
  • Respond to customer inquiries, concerns, requests and resolve complaints in assigned facilities.
  • Coordinate facility operation and maintenance activities with building occupants to minimize disruption.
  • Operate, maintain, clean, and repair facility equipment with general direction from the Foreman Stationary Engineering.
  • Execute preventative maintenance schedules for heating, cooling, ventilation, and other equipment in assigned facilities.
  • Read meters and gages, and record results.
  • Keep daily logs of work performed.
  • Keep records of fuel usage.
  • Change out simple electrical components in buildings.
  • Reference facility plans, operations and maintenance manuals, service manuals and online resources to troubleshoot and resolve problems.
  • Lubricate gearboxes, speed reducers, belt systems and controls.
  • Perform light janitorial duties as needed.
  • Test and treat water chemistry on boilers, decorative pools, and fountains.
  • Monitor boiling and cooling tower water for the prevention of corrosion and scaling, adjusting chemistry feeds as needed.
  • Assist vendors with fire alarm inspections.
  • Clean and service smoke detectors.
  • Operate and maintain emergency generators, compressors, air conditioners, and heaters.
  • Rebuild various types of pumps and valves.
  • Install and maintain natural gas and propane grills.
  • Oversee the work of vendors working on equipment in City-owned buildings.
  • Calibrate and maintain pneumatic controls.
  • Manage the operation, maintenance and testing of fire alarm panels and fire suppression systems for all city facilities.
  • Perform maintenance work on fire alarm panels to ensure reliability.
  • Use web based tools in maintenance work on buildings and equipment. 
     
Working Conditions:
  • Indoor and outdoor work with exposure to chemicals, dirt, dust, heat, etc.
  • Position requires shift work.
  • Current shifts are 2nd and 3rd shift (which are subject to change).
  • Must be available nights, weekends, and some holidays.
  • The winter schedule requires 24/7 operation.
  • Incumbent must be able to work a flexible work schedule.
  • Travel from site to site, be on-call, and able to climb stairs/ladders, lift, bend, stoop, crawl and carry heavy equipment and tools.

 Required Qualifications: Education: Associate's degree in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration or equivalent 

Experience: Three years of experience operating boilers up to 300 horsepower, with two years of experience over-hauling and providing maintenance for air conditioning systems.  

Licenses/Certifications:

Note
:  Employment is contingent upon license requirements being met while employed in the OME III position.
  • Minnesota 1st class C Boiler Engineer License is required by the established application closing date and must be maintained as current while employed in this position.
  • Valid Driver's License is required by date of interview and must be maintained as valid while employed in this position.
  • Minneapolis Journeyman Gasfitter Certificate of Competency is required by the established application closing date and must be maintained while employed in this position.
  • Certification and training as Asbestos Maintenance Worker must be obtained within six months of hire.
  • Certification and training as Asbestos Inspector must be obtained within one year of hire
  • Universal Refrigerant Practices License must be obtained within one year of hire.
  • Maintenance Electrician License must be obtained within one year of hire.

Equivalency: Equivalent combinations of training and/or licensure can qualify for this position.

Background Check: The City has determined that a thorough Minneapolis Police Department criminal background check is necessary for positions with this job title. Applicants must sign an informed consent allowing the City to obtain their criminal history information in connection with the position sought. Applicants who do not sign the informed consent form will not be considered for the position.

Drug and Alcohol Testing: All job applicants must pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test once a conditional offer of employment has been made.  Applicants will be required to sign a notification and consent form prior to undergoing drug and alcohol testing.  Applicants who do not consent to undergo drug and alcohol testing will not be required to do so and the City will withdraw the conditional job offer, resulting in the job applicant no longer being considered for the position.

Medical Examination: After a conditional job offer, candidates will be required to pass a medical exam prior to employment. Applicants who do not consent to undergo any part of the medical exam will not be required to do so and the City will withdraw the conditional job offer resulting in the job applicant no longer being considered for the position.

Union Representation:This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement between the City of Minneapolis and the Stationary Engineers IUOE #70.

The names of applicants who meet minimum qualification and who pass the screening process shall be placed on the eligible list for employment consideration.  This list will be certified to the hiring manager who may use the list to fill a vacancy of the same job title.  This eligible list will expire three months after it has been established.
 
 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Automated Logic controls training.
  • Manufacturer-specific factory training on facility heating systems (e.g. Lochinvar, AERCO, Gordon-Piatt).
  • Ability to write legibly and speak clearly in communicating with the public, various vendors, contractors, and customers of Property Services.
  • Knowledge of and ability use computers and phones and other modern tools in performing the work.
  • Knowledge of dangers of mercury lighting and refrigerants and knowledge of proper and safe disposal.
  • Working knowledge of simple plumbing and hydraulic systems.
  • Working knowledge of computerized HVAC monitoring/control programs.
  • Ability to read blueprints and equipment schematics to assist in operation, maintenance, and repair work.

 
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