Plant Maintenance Engineer

State of Minnesota - Saint Paul, MN (30+ days ago)

The employee in this position is responsible for performing skilled mechanical work in the maintenance, operation and repair of heating and power equipment and other mechanical systems. The employee will makes rounds through assigned buildings on the Capitol Complex & outlying buildings checking chillers, cooling towers, boilers, and bypassing fire panels. Additional duties include meeting with contractors and responding to alarms from Capitol Security.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • First Class C Engineer's License
  • Valid Class D Driver's License with acceptable driving record
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Broad plant maintenance experience involving repair of heating and ventilating equipment as a major focus
  • Experience with minor repair to heating and ventilating equipment or minor electrical repairs
  • Technical Training coursework in HVAC and boiler operation. Have knowledge and skills to maintain and repair the following: DDC control systems, air handling units, plumbing, electrical, boiler operation, chillers, air conditioning and refrigeration
Physical Requirements Must be able to climb and work from ladders, scaffolding, and personnel lifts; lift and carry heavy loads for short distances; may be asked to work in confined spaces and outside in all weather conditions; and must be able to lift in excess of 100 lbs. occasionally.

Successful candidate must pass: pre-employment physical (CRT Test requirement minimum is medium, example: able to lift 22-30 LBS frequently 100-300 reps/hour).

Additional Requirements Successful applicant must pass criminal background check through American Databank.

Application Details

Why Work For Us GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

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The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637 or email Please indicate what assistance you need.