The Facilities Management Department at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science welcome applications for a Stationary Engineer Trainee. The University encourages applications from individuals belonging to groups underrepresented in their field and those that can add new and valuable perspectives to the academic environment. The trainee will learn the skills necessary and fulfill all requirements for the position of Stationary Engineer. This position is intended to be temporary as its goal is to promote a licensed Stationary Engineer into a full time shift position.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Assist Licensed Stationary Engineers in all of the following:
Perform all plumbing, electrical or HVAC requirements for the facility. Maintain heaters, chillers, pumps, fan coil units, etc. Monitor all mechanical/pneumatic equipment, control gauges, distributor panels, valves, thermostats, diffusers, and other equipment necessary to provide a comfortable environment for the buildings. Perform preventative maintenance duties, including changing filters, oiling motors, replacing light fixtures, inspecting/Adjusting belts, replacing motor bearings, and aligning shafts. Inspect engine room equipment, fan room equipment, cooling tower, all motors, house pumps and sump pumps. Troubleshoot and repair equipment. Respond quickly to emergency situations (i.e., fire, evacuation, equipment failure, etc.) and in-house concerns. Comply with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency and University directives as relate to building operations.
Required Education & Experience
High School Diploma or GED. Vocational certifications in facilities maintenance trades. Previous licensing in a facilities maintenance trade such as Electrician, Plumber or HVAC Technician. Valid Driver’s License. 3+ years of related work experience. Must achieve a background check clearance.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
A broad-based knowledge of facilities maintenance with training and experience in mechanical systems that include HVAC, Electrical, plumbing and ability to operate computer software that will consist of Building Automation Systems (BAS). Demonstrate a willingness to learn the requirements and complete the Stationary Engineers license exam with a passing grade
5+ years of related work experience with an emphasis in HVAC and Electrical knowledge.
Typical Physical Demands and Working Conditions
-Selected candidate must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
-Work is performed in a typical office environment and will be conducted in a climate-controlled office with extensive use of computers, telephones and other office equipment.
About Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, a national leader in Interprofessional medical and healthcare education, is a graduate-level health sciences university situated on an attractive 85-acre campus in North Chicago, Illinois, approximately 40 miles north of the city of Chicago and 50 miles south of Milwaukee. As such, the University benefits from active collaborations with local h...ospitals, as well as academic institutions in both cities. The campus is shared with the North Chicago VA Medical Center and the Great Lakes Naval Training Center, both of which provide the University with potential research and clinical training resources. Rosalind Franklin University is comprised of five Schools: the Chicago Medical School, College of Health Professions, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, the College of Pharmacy and the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. Rosalind Franklin University enrolls approximately 2,000 students per academic year, and is supported by 1650 full and part-time faculty and 415 staff members. Founded in 1912, Rosalind Franklin University has educated more than 17,000 medical and advanced health sciences degree graduates in the United States and worldwide. Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry. To serve the population through the interprofessional education of health and biomedical professionals and the discovery of knowledge dedicated to improving the wellness of its people. Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities