The Maintenance Technician maintains facility interiors and exteriors. This role keeps buildings, mechanical systems and equipment running properly to ensure safe and effective environments. This position also performs preventative and corrective maintenance on buildings, equipment, and grounds as needed.
This is a full-time, benefits eligible opportunity working Monday - Friday from 6:30 am - 3:00 pm.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Inspects building and grounds to determine nature and extent of repairs or maintenance needed
Operates, repairs, and maintains the HVAC systems including boilers, chillers, air handlers, and computerized climate control systems
Operates and maintains plumbing systems
Performs snow removal activities and maintenance of grounds, including sprinkler system and landscaping
Ensures all walkways and stairways are free of obstructions, trip hazards, snow, ice, etc
Operates and tests all safety and emergency equipment
Cleans, paints, and maintains interiors and exteriors of buildings
Makes minor electrical, HVAC, and plumbing repairs
Makes minor safety and emergency equipment repairs
Makes necessary repairs to interiors and exteriors of buildings
Event Set Up & Tear Down
Other duties and projects as assigned
High School Diploma plus some specialized training of less than two years is required, but an Associate degree or two-year program is preferred
1-3 years experience in general building maintenance
Pool certification (or the ability to obtain within 90 days of employment)
Valid driver's license
MN Special Engineer Boiler Operator (or the ability to obtain within 90 days of employment)
Other Specialized Knowledge or Skills:
Established skills in planning and managing multiple diverse projects and agendas
Critical systems thinking and problem solving skills and experiences
Conflict management skills
Ability to read and understand written and verbal detailed English instructions
Proficient written and verbal communication skills
Basic computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Office
Knowledge of the operation, maintenance, and repair of heating, cooling, ventilating, and emergency equipment and systems
Knowledge of equipment assembly, installation, and repair
Strong service, quality attitude, and initiative
Attendance and reliability
Compassion for students, patients, their families, and team members
Multicultural and diversity sensitivity
Ability to work cooperatively within a team
Ability to recognize and maintain confidentiality
Ability to recognize the need for change and make suggestions (keep up on trends in the field)
Promotes and supports safety and loss control programs to ensure a safe and healthy working environment, minimizing hazards and risks
Northwestern Health Sciences University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status.
About Northwestern Health Sciences University
Northwestern Health Sciences University is a progressive institution educating the next generation of health care professionals. Located in Bloomington, MN, the institution has been a fixture in the market since 1941.
The University has a clear mission and reputation of developing excellent academic and professional programs in what has been traditionally described as complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Their deep history is rooted in their founding of The College of Chiropractic, established over 70 years ago which continues to provide more than 85% of the practicing Doctors of Chiropractic (DC) in the state of Minnesota.
While the institution’s history is rooted in the chiropractic profession, the University strives to position itself as an institution focused more broadly on health and wellness. As the demand for graduates in chiropractic, acupuncture, nutrition, traditional Chinese medicine and massage therapy continues to grow, NWHSU is uniquely positioned to offer training in a range of patient care options that are natural, evidence based, non-invasive and integrated with traditional medicine. Its more than 130 faculty members annually teach about 1,000 stu...dents across degree and certificate programs and 7,000 continuing education students. NWHSU has more than 7,500 graduates throughout the U.S. and in 21 countries. The University is a not-for-profit institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Its 25-acre, non-residential campus in Bloomington, Minnesota is eight miles from MSP Airport and ten miles from downtown Minneapolis.