Facility Services is seeking multiple Facilities Maintenance Operations Engineers (FMOEs) to operate and maintain building equipment. This includes chillers, cooling towers, boilers, pumps, air handlers, exhaust fans, generators, fire systems, roof top units, condensing units, underground storage tanks, Building Automation Systems (BAS), chemical testing of boiler and chiller loops and computerized maintenance management systems.
Effective January 5, 2020, there will be a general salary adjustment of 2.5% to the minimum and maximum of the range.
Location and hours:
The primary location of this position is at the Family Justice Center, at 110 South 4th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55401, with support to Target Field Station 435 North 5th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55401 and the Hennepin County Energy Recovery Center Administration Building 505 6th Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55405.
This position will work day shifts, Monday through Friday with on-call and/or response to after hour calls, including weekends, and holidays needed. These three buildings are easily accessible by bus, car, light rail, bicycle, or walking, and are in a six block radius of each other.
About the position type:
This position is full time. 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.
In this position, you will:
Operate, repair, maintain and diagnose building systems and equipment such as; water heaters, HVAC control systems, BAS, Variable Air Volume (VAV) systems including chillers, package and split A/C units, compressors, pneumatics, direct digital controls, emergency generators, circulating pumps, fan units, and others.
Perform and develop preventative maintenance programs, procedures and repair of grounds equipment.
Respond and coordinate repairs to building systems and equipment.
Interpret 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).
Use hand and power tools to fix, repair and assemble/disassemble equipment and building components; use meters and testers to help diagnose issues.
Use of county owned laptop and smart phone to access emails, work orders building automation, preventative maintenance schedules, and communicate with other facility services staff.
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) training program and one year or more of the required experience.
Note: Completion of vocational-technical program course work in air conditioning/refrigeration/heating, electrical maintenance and boiler control, operation and maintenance may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
A First Class C or higher Boilers License or the ability to obtain a First Class C or higher Boilers License within the first 6 months of hire.
Access to reliable transportation.
Be on call and/or respond to after hour calls, including weekends, and holidays.
Lift and carry up to 100 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.
Nice to have:
Two or more years of experience with commercial heating and cooling - preferably with cooling towers/chillers.
Experience troubleshooting and repairing a wide range of equipment and building systems.
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:
The Hennepin County Facility Services Department provides a full range of facility services for county programs and services. The department:
Identifies capital needs, responds to and supports capital projects identified by line departments.
Develops and manages projects to construct new buildings, refurbish existing buildings, and maintain infrastructure.
Operates and maintains buildings.
Protects employees, contacts and property.
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.