The Maintenance Engineer will diagnose, repair and maintain HVAC, refrigeration, temperature control, pumps, air compressors, food service equipment and associated components of these systems. The Maintenance Engineer will also assist other Maintenance Department personnel as directed. This individual will report to the Maintenance Manager. This position requires continuous education to further educate and support this position.
This is a full time (1.0 FTE) benefit eligible, union represented position.
Days/Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Salary: $27.14 – $36.18 per hour, subject to a 24-month progression.
Inspect, adjust, repair, and maintain ventilation and air conditioning equipment; including air handling units (AHU’s), pumps, chillers, fan coil units, heat pumps, air conditioners, DX units, pneumatic/ DDC/electric control systems, exhaust fans, etc.
Inspect, adjust, repair, and maintain a variety of heating systems and their components; including hot water, steam, forced air which utilize natural gas and propane fuels, pumps, coils, heat exchangers, thermostats, control systems, condensate tanks, etc.
Perform preventive maintenance on all equipment maintained under the College’s preventive maintenance system.
Inspect, adjust, repair, and maintain all types of food service equipment; including gas, steam, and electrically powered food service equipment, ware-washing equipment, and refrigeration equipment.
Direct the activities of student workers assigned to the Maintenance Engineer position.
Assisting with plumbing repairs as needed.
Demonstrated knowledge and skills to diagnose, repair, and maintain HVAC equipment, pneumatic temperature control equipment, pumps, air compressors, refrigeration systems, ice-making equipment, food service equipment, and associated components of these systems.
18-month Vo-Tech Building Maintenance Program certificate required. Required to be Universal CFC Certified.
Demonstrated knowledge and skill using a variety of diagnostic equipment; including a volt/ohm/ampere meter, refrigerant manifold gauge, air velocity, pressure meter, and air-monitoring tools.
Working knowledge of computer based energy management and programmed maintenance systems.
Welding and metal fabrication skills required.
Able to work independently; self-starter.
A positive, cooperative service oriented attitude.
A valid Minnesota driver’s license with a good record (subject to verification).
Neat and safe work habits.
Must pass a background check.
A Minnesota Grade C operating engineer’s license strongly desired.
Experience working with food service equipment.
Experience with residential systems installation and repair.
Physical Requirements: Must pass pre-employment physical
Requires the physical ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, balance, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, grasp, and exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, 50 pounds of force frequently, and 20 pounds of force constantly.
Will work with and/or be exposed to chemicals and mechanical devices.
Will work within confined spaces and/or areas with dust or fumes.
Will work on roof tops and be required to work at elevations with a mechanical lift or ladder.
Work hours may vary.
Will work in extreme temperatures, both hot and cold, as well as in inclement weather.
Carleton is a private liberal arts predominantly residential campus with nearly 2000 students and 800 faculty & staff. Founded in 1866, Carleton College is an independent and highly selective liberal arts college with a diverse and exceptionally able student body, a talented faculty whose first priority is teaching, and a continued commitment to the liberal arts. A four-year college, Carleton offers the Bachelor of Arts degree. Its students can choose from 37 majors and 15 concentrations in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences.Carleton College occupies more than 1,000 scenic acres of campus, arboretum, over 100 campus buildings, and athletic fields. Located in Northfield, Minnesota, 40 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Carleton offers access to the cultural advantages of a major metropolitan area.