Maintenance Engineer

Minnesota, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 23, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details Position Title Maintenance Engineer Division Finance & Administration Department/Office Steam Plant Position Summary

TheSteam Plantin theFacilities Management DepartmentatSt. Catherine Universityinvites applications for aMaintenance Engineerposition. This is a regular, full-time, Union position.

TheMaintenance Engineerwill join a dedicated team and will be responsible for independently performing regular preventative maintenance of mechanical, heating, air conditioning, ventilation and plumbing systems for all campus buildings and facilities. Under terms of the union agreement, the incumbent will be available on-call as determined by the supervisor.


  • Perform maintenance of mechanical, heating, air conditioning, ventilation, and plumbing systems for all campus buildings and facilities unassisted
  • Operate, perform preventative maintenance, and maintain stationery engines, boilers, or other mechanical equipment to provide utilities for buildings.
  • Operate equipment, such as steam engines, generators, motors, turbines, and steam boilers.
  • Maintain heating systems including boilers, steam lines, condensate lines, traps, and thermostats
  • Maintain plumbing systems and perform drain cleaning duties
  • Perform regular and preventative maintenance onHVACsystems including air handlers, ducting, coils, filters, chillers, towers, converters, pumps, and refrigeration.
  • Install or repair various appliances including stoves, refrigerators, dishwashers, and disposals.
  • Complete daily rounds of assigned facilities to ensure proper function of equipment.
  • Maintain the Building Maintenance system.
  • Fulfill individual responsibilities toward achieving safety excellence and environmental responsiveness.

St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation’s largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for both women and men. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls nearly 5,000 students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.

Minimum Qualifications
  • High School diploma orGED
  • 5 years of applicable experience
  • State of Minnesota Class 1 C Engineer License
  • Experience using power and hand tools
Preferred Qualifications
  • Two year trade school degree in a relevant area such asHVAC, equipment maintenance, etc.
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including design, uses, repair and maintenance.

We seek creative, adaptable staff who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity, multicultural understanding, and cultural fluency. Consistent with the university’s commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience and service.

EEO Statement

St. Catherine University is an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to inclusion reflects the central value of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet to “love of neighbor without distinction” and provides a learning and working environment that is enriched by the diversity of all our members. Individuals of religious, racial, ethnic, gender identity, nation of origin, or disability groups that have traditionally had less representation in higher education are encouraged to apply. Should you need an interview accommodation please contact us athr@stkate.eduor 651-690-6565.

Application instructions for STAFF

Provide resume with application and proof of licensing

VisitSt. Kate Careersto apply. Submit a resume and proof of license with the application. Three references and successful completion of a background check will be required for employment. Application deadline is May 7, 2021.

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace / Tobacco Free Workplace

Our university is a proud member of the Upper MidwestHERCand is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit:

Posting Number 20210103-STAFF Posting Start Date 04/23/2021 Application Deadline 05/07/2021 Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. *What is your highest level of completed education?
    • Some high school
    • High school diploma or GED
    • Some college
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Some graduate school
    • Master's degree
    • ABD
    • Professional degree (e.g., JD, MD)
    • Doctoral degree
  2. *For any education beyond high school, what was your area of focus?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. *How many years of applicable experience do you have?
    • None to some
    • 1 year
    • 2 years
    • 3 years
    • 4 years
    • 5 years
    • 6 years
    • 7 years or more
  4. *Do you have experience using power tools and hand tools?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. *Do you have a current Minnesota Class 1-C Boiler Operator license?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. *St. Kate’s is committed to making Inclusive Excellence a reality and has identified “Drive a Culture of Inclusive Excellence” as one of six priorities in the strategic plan. Give a specific example of how you have promoted a culture that values diversity, equity and inclusion in your current or recent role(s).

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. *Are you presently legally authorized to work in the United States for any U.S. employer? Please be aware that St. Catherine University is only able to consider candidates who are authorized to work in the United States.
    • Yes
    • No
  8. *St. Catherine University welcomes applications from candidates who are traditionally under-represented. We are happy to consider candidates who are currently in possession of a temporary work visa, however, please be aware that we do not offer employment visa sponsorship. Will you now or in the future require an employer to sponsor you for an employment-based visa/status in the U.S. (e.g. H-1B status)?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Maybe
  9. *Can you perform the essential functions of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. *How did you hear about this opportunity?
    • St. Catherine University website
    • St. Catherine University employee
    • Academic Jobs
    • American College Personnel Association (ACPA)
    • Association of Catholic Colleges/Universities
    • Association of Student Affairs at Catholic Colleges and Universities
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • College or University website
    • Council of Independent Colleges
    • Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
    • Facebook
    • Google Jobs
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Higher Education Case Managers Association (HECMA)
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine
    • IMDiversity
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Insight Into Diversity
    • Latinos in Higher Ed
    • LGBTQ in Higher Education
    • LinkedIn
    • Minnesota College Professionals Association
    • Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
    • Workforce Center
    • Minority Jobs
    • NAFSA: Association of International Educators
    • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
    • National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA)
    • National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE)
    • People of Color in Higher Education
    • Pioneer Press
    • Pollen Midwest
    • Saint Paul Chamber of Commerce (SPACC)
    • Star Tribune
    • Twin Cities Senior Student Affairs Officers listserv
    • Twitter
    • Women in Higher Education
    • ZipRecruiter
    • Other
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document 1
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1