Responsible for the maintenance and repair of a variety of building facility and mechanical systems to include HVAC, plumbing, electrical, boilers, steam traps, pumps, valves, kitchen and laundry equipment and appliances.
Troubleshoot, service and repair a variety of building mechanical equipment and systems.
Determine 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 loops, chilled water and DX coil air conditioning systems.
Perform physical inspections of mechanical and building systems for proper operation; troubleshoots and repairs mechanical equipment and HVAC systems; performs adjustments to controlled variable devices, i.e. valves, motors, pumps, and dampers; informs management of issues or equipment that may need outside contractor service.
Participate in the design, layout and installation of remodeling, repair or modification projects affecting College buildings and facilities.
Maintain and service test and repair equipment and hand and power tools; keeps small inventory of frequently used supplies and parts.
Ensure that proper safety precautions are followed.
Maintain records of work performed and materials used.
May drive vehicles to work sites and transport materials as required.
Promote co-operation and a welcoming environment for all.
Contribute 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.
State of Minnesota 2nd class C boiler license with the ability to obtain a 1st class C within 2 years of employment.
Valid driver's license
4-5 years experience in the operation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of building mechanical systems, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, kitchen and laundry equipment and boiler systems and controls or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Ability to work overtime and respond to after-hour calls as necessary.
Must show respect for differences in background, viewpoint, and need of others.
Must be able to become a member of Local 70 after 30 days of employment.
PHYSICALDEMANDS & WORKINGENVIRONMENT: The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Mobility to perform maintenance work; ability to climb stairs, ladders and catwalks; stamina and agility to lift and carry up to 50 pounds; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone.
Work is subject to performance under adverse environmental conditions, abrupt temperature changes (example: going from inside to outside work): exposure to biohazards, hazardous chemicals, in confined spaces and from heights.
EPA universal refrigerant certificate.
Experience working with computer building automation systems.
The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) is a thriving independent private college with its main campus overlooking Lake Superior in Duluth, extended campuses throughout Minnesota and vibrant online programs that attract learners from around the world. Since 1912, The College of St. Scholastica has been preparing students for responsible living and meaningful work by emphasizing the Catholic Benedictine values upon which it was founded: Community, Hospitality, Respect, Stewardship and Love of Learning. At CSS, equity and inclusion are viewed as key ingredients to academic excellence and student success.DULUTH, MINNESOTADuluth is a beautiful and vibrant city of 86,000 set on the shore of Lake Superior, the largest freshwater 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 “b...est 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.