Promotional priority for Teamster employees runs from 2/11/2020 through 2/18/2020
Purpose of the position
Perform a variety of technical and skilled duties involved in maintaining University of Minnesota, Morris boiler system. The person operates, maintains, monitors and repairs high and low pressure steam boilers and related equipment. UMM faculty and staff demonstrate an appreciation of cultural diversity and the ability to work effectively with people from a wide variety of backgrounds, cultures, and experience.
Job Duties Operate & Maintain high pressure boilers, gasifier, and related equipment Time 60%
Effectively startup & shut down boilers as need for campus steam load.
Switches from gas to oil when required.
Maintain entire steam plant and related equipment.
Safely startup & shut down campus gassifier.
Monitor & adjust fuel on walking floor.
Monitor entire ash conveying system.
Monitor gas temperatures at all stages of combustion.
Check boiler and makeup water chemistry.
Add proper chemicals to boiler and makeup water.
Maintain softener, de-alkalizer, & RO system.
Operate, adjust, and calibrate automated blow down controllers.
Start, stop, and make necessary changes on campus HVAC equipment and energy management system
Have knowledge of building and equipment that serves them.
Service & Install HVAC Equipment Time 35%
Tests, cleans, lubricates, monitors, and inspects water and air cooled compressors and vacuum pumps
Repairs and replaces components (including filters) if isolated by an approved backflow preventer
Inspects, lubricates, and maintains (including filters) air handling units including fixed blade axial fans and fume hood systems
Adjusts temperatures and flushes water heaters
Installs and maintains window air-conditioning units (including filters) excluding breaking into refrigerant side
Pick up tools, equipment, and clean work bench daily.
Strip and wax floors annually.
The University of Minnesota Morris, Facilities Management, seeks a Senior Operating Engineer. This position is twelve month, 40 hours per week/100% time, Monday - Friday, every other weekend and additional hours may vary. This position is represented by the Teamsters bargaining unit. The qualifications are as follows:
Essential: High school graduation or equivalent plus three years of experience working in the operation and maintenance at a steam plant and the appropriate licensure for the facility. First Class Engineer License Grade A or B is required as appropriate to the facility. Positions may require the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull 50 pounds or more. Positions may require the ability to crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, grasp, and read instrument panels.
Internal Number: 335517
About University of Minnesota, Morris
The University of Minnesota, Morris (UMM) provides a rigorous undergraduate liberal arts education, preparing its students to be global citizens who value and pursue intellectual growth, civic engagement, intercultural competence, and environmental stewardship.As a public land-grant institution, UMM is a center for education, culture, and research for the region, nation, and world. UMM is committed to outstanding teaching, dynamic learning, innovative faculty and student scholarship and creative activity, and public outreach. Our residential academic setting fosters collaboration, diversity, and a deep sense of community.