The Chief Engineer is in charge of the safe operation, maintenance and repair of a low pressure steam boiler plant including all ancillary equipment, daily water chemical treatment, steam consumption calculations, and support maintenance tasks.
- Maintains and repairs of a variety of building mechanical systems, plumbing fixtures, appliances and miscellaneous building equipment - Determines if various mechanical equipment and systems are within normal operating parameters with emphasis on efficient use, i.e. steam, electricity, steam heated hot water radiation loop - Performs physical inspections of mechanical and building systems for proper operation; troubleshoots and repairs - Ensures that proper safety precautions are followed - Maintains records of all steam plant operation, service and repairs - Establishes and maintains effective, respectful work relationships with coworkers; promotes co-operation and a welcoming environment for all - Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the department’s service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team - Other duties as assigned by management
Required Qualifications: - Experience in all aspects of the operation, maintenance, repair and long range planning of steam plants containing water and fire-tube boilers in the 600 to 800 horse power range - Experience in the maintenance of all steam plant ancillary equipment such as steam traps, piping, valves, pumps, air compressors, safety devices and boiler controls - Chief C Minnesota Boiler license, Chief B license preferred - Able to plan and perform boiler tear downs for annual inspections and maintenance - Able to read and understand blueprints, mechanical drawings, schematics and technical manuals - Able to understand dilution ratios in order to mix chemicals used in boiler water testing - Central plant steam generation and distribution systems experience - Knowledge of practices and techniques of energy management and HVAC systems - Safe work methods and safety regulations pertaining to the work - Repair and service of mechanical equipment using specialized instruments - Experience using computer, engineering applications and data management software in performing duties - Experience using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines - Contribute effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities - Demonstrate respect for differences in background, viewpoint and need, building constructive working relationships - Good communication skills - Good attendance - Valid driver’s license - Able to work overtime and respond to after-hour calls as necessary - Must be able to become a member of Local 70 after 30 days of employment
Benefits include medical, dental, disability and life insurance; generous employer contribution to retirement plan; 100% tuition remission for employee and dependents; wellness program; and vacation, sick and holiday leave. $26.79/hour; $29.77 per hour upon completion of probation.
For more information and to apply, visit www.csshrjobs.com. The College of St. Scholastica is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is rich in diversity, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty and staff. Individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. While there is no religious requirement, we are interested in individuals who value and support the rich Catholic Benedictine heritage of the College of St. Scholastica.
About The College of St. Scholastica
CSS was founded in 1912 under the sponsorship of the Benedictine Sisters, with a mission of providing intellectual and moral preparation for responsible living and meaningful work within the context of Catholic Benedictine values. The founding Benedictine Sisters offered courses to a class of six women students on the stately and beautiful Duluth campus. Today CSS programs are offered to more than 4,400 undergraduate and graduate students on the main campus in Duluth, as well as an online campus and satellite campuses in Brainerd, Cloquet, Hibbing, Grand Rapids, Inver Grove Heights, Rochester, Austin, St. Cloud, and St. Paul. The guiding principles of the Benedictines run deep in the roots of life at CSS. The College’s mission is to develop thoughtful and engaged leaders, sharpened and sensitized by their educational experience who are prepared and committed to serving and transforming the world. The values at the heart of the College mission---community, hospitality, respect, stewardship, and love of learning---animate the college community experience.
Duluth is a beautiful and vibrant city of 86,000 set on the shore of Lake Superior, the largest freshwate...r lake by surface area in the world. For outdoor enthusiasts, Duluth offers four seasons of first-rate opportunities: beaches, bike paths, jogging trails, ski resorts, cross-country skiing trails, boating and fishing sites, and rinks for skating, curling, and hockey. The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is an easy drive. Outside magazine has recently named Duluth as the number one “Outside City” in the US. The magazine also named Duluth as a runner-up for the “best adventure hub” in a worldwide survey of destinations for outdoor activities. The College was also pleased to learn that the nonprofit American Institute for Economics ranked Duluth as one of America’s best small metropolitan areas for college students. Similarly, the travel site DreamPlanGo named Duluth in the Top Ten of America’s Most Scenic College Towns. Duluth’s public schools are Minnesota’s most highly ranked, the cost of living is considered reasonable, and the city has more acres of municipal public parks than any other city in the country. The arts scene is booming with galleries, music venues, and a lively theater and dance community.