Maintenance Engineer

Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Oct 02, 2019
Employment Type
Full Time


Maintenance Engineer


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Benedictine University is an inclusive academic community, inspired by the Catholic intellectual tradition and Benedictine values. We seek employees who will contribute to the advancement of our mission by helping students shape lives of meaning and purpose as engaged citizens who care for the Earth, welcome people of diverse faiths and cultures, and promote the common good.

Job Title: Maintenance Technician (2nd Shift)

Department: Maintenance and Engineering Services

Reports to: Manager, Maintenance and Engineering Services

Position Summary: Responsible for performing a variety of general building maintenance tasks, inspections, and project work to ensure the campus and grounds are operational and safe. Work includes routine service and preventive maintenance, painting, carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, lighting, flooring, and minor electrical work; snow/ice control duties during the winter months is also required. Position also provides courteous and efficient service to co-workers, faculty, staff, and students. The position works independently and uses judgement when troubleshooting.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

1. MAINTENANCE AND ENGINEERING SERVICES:

• Perform maintenance for at all campus facilities, including student housing dorms and apartments, administrative and faculty offices, student academic classrooms, science labs and study spaces, auditorium, library, chapel, food service and dining areas, athletic sporting complexes, arenas and fields, as well as at all public grounds, parking lots, and spaces.

• Perform general maintenance tasks including painting, carpentry, plumbing, HVAC repair, lighting, flooring, and minor electrical work.

• Assist the Engineer or Maintenance Engineer staff to certify, inspect, and maintain full proper operations of all fire life safety systems, including panels, alarms, detectors, sensors, sprinklers, emergency lighting, extinguishers, and chemical eye wash and showers. Work with management, co-workers, contractors, and regulatory agencies to ensure compliance.

• Log all corrective and preventative maintenance tasks in the campus CMMS system. Immediately report to management any systems status of "trouble" or out of service.

• Review scheduled services are fully complete by contractors and vendors and ensure quality assurance.

• Assist with monitoring and adjusting building automation systems and controls (Tracer SE, Tridium Niagara, Manual) to ensure proper building ventilation.

• Manage campus keys and door locking systems, preserving highly detailed keying structure, hierarchy and secure core code information. Prepare and cut all door and other keys types on-site.

• Develop, implement and maintain an electronic key owner and lock core information system. This system is to be utilized organization wide.

• Conduct quality checks and provide necessary maintenance of all classroom, office, housing, lounge, event, specialty, and temporary furniture on campus while adhering to all regulatory occupancy restrictions and guidelines.

• Assist with campus furniture, fixtures, and equipment relocations along with support for faculty and staff office moves.

• Provide support for University events, including events that occur during non-traditional days and hours.

• Maintain the value, operating efficiency, and physical appearance of the campus.

• Provide assistance and support to contractors designated to perform installation and/or equipment repair.

• Immediately report major problems to management or Engineer staff, verbally or in writing.

• Responsible for creating and managing assigned on demand work orders with the campus CMMS (computer maintenance management system).

• Maintain mechanical rooms, equipment rooms, University vehicles, and other designated areas in a clean and orderly condition.

• Respond to campus emergencies including, but not limited to, power outages, HVAC issues, fire panel/system issues, flooding, and all other non-planned emergencies.

• Safely utilize heavy equipment, including aerial lifts, scissor lifts, manlifts, and other to service building exteriors and interiors, following proper and required OSHA procedures.

• Provide support during the winter months with snow/ice removal throughout the campus including shoveling, salting, and operating of snow equipment.

• Provide support for all University events, including events that occur during non-traditional days and hours. Premium campus events, including, but not limited to, Graduation, Homecoming, Orientation, and other high-profile student enrollment events may create PTO blackout periods and extended business hours.

• Maintain the value, operating efficiency, and physical appearance of the campus.

• Present a professional personal appearance, wearing proper issued uniforms and personal protective equipment, and other safety gear that reflects the University image and brand.

• Must be available for on-call rotations and flexible schedule, based on the operational needs of the university.

• Perform other related duties as assigned.

2. COMMUNICATION & SERVICE:

• Respond to assigned on demand work orders within the defined Maintenance and Engineering Services department SLA (Service Level Agreement).

• Provide support for all University events, including events that occur during non-traditional days and hours. Premium campus events, including, but not limited to, Graduation, Homecoming, Orientation, and other high-profile student enrollment events may create PTO blackout periods and extended business hours.

• Provide support during the winter months with snow/ice removal throughout the campus including shoveling, salting, and operating of snow equipment.

• Always provide exceptional, and consistent levels of customer service to all faculty, staff, students, and campus visitors.

• Excellent interpersonal communication skills between coworkers, management, and supervisors.

• Communicate via email, phone, and in person in a timely and professional manner.

• Overall communication style must be responsive and service oriented.

• Actively participate in team meetings.

• Work with coworkers and management to provide effective repairs and preventative maintenance throughout the campus.

• Communicate with management regarding materials and tools required to be successful.

Required Qualifications:



Education: High School Graduate and completion of a craft apprenticeship, or an equivalent number of years of education and maintenance experience required. An Associates degree in mechanical, electrical or industrial maintenance is a plus.

Experience: 2-5 years of experience minimum general building maintenance experience in HVAC and refrigeration, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, fire life safety systems, industrial tools, preventive and predictive maintenance procedures required.

Specific Skills:

• Ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematics, technical materials, and manufacturers manuals.

• Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. The ability to use advance technology, including computers, tablets, and other smart devices.

• CMMS, on demand work order systems (FIIX, FAMIS, Maximo).

• General knowledge of industry guidelines and regulations.

• Working knowledge of hand tools, electrical and power tools, meters and gauges.

• Moderate planning skills.

• Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.

• Ability to perform tasks requiring mechanical aptitude.

• Must possess excellent customer skills.

Specific Knowledge, Licenses, Certifications: Certification in one or more of the following: electrical, mechanical, HVAC and refrigeration systems certification is a plus.

Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 75 pounds. Capable of climbing ladders up to thirty (30) feet. Ability to work in confined spaces. Able to tolerate exposure to dust and cleaning chemicals. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Travel (If applicable): NA

Supervisory Responsibility (if applicable): NA

Working Conditions: Schedule is set by the Manager, Maintenance and Engineering Services to best support the overall institution. Position must be available for days, nights, weekends, rotations, and on-call rotations. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.

Benedictine University does not discriminate in its admissions or educational policies, programs or activities; scholarship and loan programs; athletic and other University administered programs or employment practices on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, military or veteran status, marital status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The laws applicable to Benedictine University include constitutional and statutory protections of the University's rights as a religiously sponsored institution. This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to all employment and personnel practices including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, promotion, training and compensation.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Benedictine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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