Maintenance Engineer

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
1750 Independence Ave
Kansas City, MO 64106
United States

Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Yes Valid Drivers License
Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description
The Maintenance Engineer manages campus buildings by maintaining, operating, and repairing HVAC, life safety, electrical, and plumbing systems, and performing general building maintenance to optimize equipment performance, maintain the building’s operability, and ensure the comfort and safety of occupants.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Operate HVAC systems: Collect data, analyze performance, check efficiencies of BAS system
Maintain HVAC systems: Maintain air filters, coils, condensers, cooling towers, pumps, boilers, compressors
Repair HVAC systems: Calibrate equipment, recover refrigerant, troubleshoot and repair air dampers, pumps, mixing boxes, fan coil units, VAV boxes.
Operate, Maintain and Repair HVAC systems to meet Energy Efficiency goals
Oversee Life Safety Systems: Operate and test fire alarm panels, emergency generators, fire pumps, sprinkler systems, smoke and heat sensors
Maintain Electrical Systems: Troubleshoot, adjust and repair/replace lighting systems, change electrical fuses, control boards, electrical fixtures.
Maintain Plumbing Systems: Maintain plumbing fixtures, water heaters, drains, backflow preventers, water filters.
Provide General Building Maintenance: Maintain door hardware, roof systems, ceiling tiles, flooring, window systems, minor wall repairs.
Operate all equipment within OSHA guidelines. Carry out work per all applicable codes.
Represent department and the University favorably and in accordance with established Core Values and expectations
Perform other duties as assigned or directed to meet the goals and objectives of the organization and department
Review, prioritize, execute and close out work orders electronically.
Job Requirements

Requires strong background in Building Automation System Controls
High school diploma or GED with formal training in repair of mechanical and electrical equipment.
Three years’ experience as general maintenance mechanic.
EPA certification
Must have the skill and ability to repair mechanical and electrical equipment.
Requires a working knowledge of heating, air-conditioning, life safety, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and mechanical.
Must have the ability to work from ladders, scaffolds and rooftops of buildings as well as the ability to work in tight spaces such as tunnels and attic spaces.
Requires the ability to bend, stoop, lift 50 pounds, carry objects 50 pounds and less, and lift objects from ground to waist or overhead level.
Must be able to detect abnormal noises, feel size, shape and temperature or texture of objects with the hands, handle hot or cold objects, judge depth, see and discriminate colors, stand much of the time, work while wearing protective equipment (respirators, hoods, etc.), work in dust, oils, fumes, or smells, work in both high and low temperatures.
Ability to operate a variety of equipment including snow removal vehicles.
Ability to effectively operate all tools, devices, equipment and computer software required to fulfill duties of the job.
Must have valid driver’s license.
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