Website HENNEPIN COUNTY
OPENING DATE: 11/16/21
CLOSING DATE: 12/01/21 11:59 PM Central Time
JOB TYPE: Full-time
LOCATION: Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota
DEPARTMENT: Facility Services
Facility Services is seeking a Facilities Maintenance-Operations Engineer (FMOE) to operate and maintain building equipment. Responsibilities of this position will include operation and maintenance of plumbing systems, district utilities, pumps, air handlers, exhaust fans, generators, underground storage tanks, building automation systems, and computerized maintenance management systems.
This position is recruitment critical and eligible for an employee referral bonus. Current Hennepin County employees who refer candidates may be eligible for a $1,000.00 referral bonus.
Location and hours:
This position is located at the Hennepin County Public Safety Facility at 401 Fourth Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55415. Work hours will be primarily Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and quarterly 12:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. This position requires employees to be on call and respond to after hour calls, including weekends, and holidays.
About the position type:
This position is a full-time, benefit earning position.
Effective September 1, 2021, all new job offers are conditional based on the candidate being fully vaccinated for COVID-19. “Fully vaccinated” means 14 days after receiving the second dose in a two-dose vaccination series approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on a full or emergency-use basis, or 14 days after receiving a single-dose vaccine approved by the FDA on a full or emergency-use basis. After a conditional job offer is made, the candidate must show proof of full vaccination prior to their start date. A COVID-19 vaccination card from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a vaccination record from your doctor’s office or a personal digital vaccination record constitutes sufficient “proof.” The candidate must also attest they are vaccinated by completing a form on the first day of employment. Reasonable accommodations to this vaccination requirement will be considered upon request by a candidate for medical or religious reasons as required by applicable law.
In this position, you will:
Operate, repair, maintain and diagnose building systems and equipment such as; plumbing systems, district utilities, heat pumps, heat exchangers, water heaters, HVAC control systems, Building Automation Systems (BAS), Variable Air Volume (VAV) systems including chillers, package and split A/C units, compressors, pneumatics, direct digital controls, emergency generators, circulating pumps, and fan units.
Perform and develop preventative maintenance programs and procedures.
Respond to requests, and coordinate repairs to building systems and equipment.
Read construction documents and specifications, shop drawings, operation and maintenance manuals.
Respond to building emergencies and after hour calls for repair.
Maintain and prepare reports and logs (e.g. preventative maintenance reports, work order reports, boiler operations logs, and fuel logs).
Interact positively with the public and user groups daily.
Need to have:
One of the following:Three years or more of one or a combination of the following that equals three years or more:Skilled mechanical and facilities maintenance experience that includes: heating ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration, electrical, mechanical and boiler, operation, maintenance and repair work.
Vocational-technical program course work in air conditioning/refrigeration/heating, electrical maintenance and boiler control, operation and maintenance.
Completion of the Project for Pride in Living (PPL)/Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC)/Hennepin County Building Operations Technician (BOT) Pathway training program and one year of the required experience.
A valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain a Hennepin County driver’s permit.
Ability to:Lift and carry up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.
Climb and stand on ladders for prolonged periods of time to perform maintenance on building systems or equipment, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Pass the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office advanced background check. This can take 4-8 weeks from the start of the process (job offer).
Nice to have:
Experience:Working at a correctional facility.
Troubleshooting and repairing a wide range of equipment and building systems.
Performing pool/fountain maintenance.
Two or more years of experience working with district utilities.
Skill in operating BAS, fire protection systems, VAV, and Direct Digital Control (DDC) systems.
Basic understanding of water treatment for HVAC systems.
About the department:
Facilities Management comprehensively manages, operates, and maintains Hennepin County Properties in support of the county’s overall mission. Three main teams make up this group: Planning & Project Management, Security, and Workplace Safety.
About Hennepin County:
Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals — that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.
Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at www.hennepin.us/employees.
Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community.
Your future. Made here.
This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies.
This position is internally classified as a Facilities Maintenance Operations Engineer.
Click here to view the job classification specification.
Invitations to interview will be based upon an assessment of education and experience.
Final candidates may be required to complete a driver’s license check, drug test and/or background check.
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