Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Columbia, MISSOURI
Job Type: FullTime


: Facilities Operations/Technical
Primary Location
: Columbia
: Full-time
: Day Job
Unposting Date
: Ongoing


 Week 1:  Tuesday - Saturday, 5:30am - 2pm
Week 2:  Sunday - Thursday, 5:30am - 2pm

Work location:  University Hospital

Department:  Plant Engineering

Union Bid Period:  04/13/2017 – 04/19/2017


Salary Range:  $19.25 - $23.10 (Pay based on experience)


Job Summary: 


To operate, maintain, monitor and repair the various building mechanical systems (including boiler and cooling tower systems where applicable) so that all systems are functional 24 hours a day.  Will provide first response to any emergencies or entrapments.


Detailed Description:

Operate and maintain electrical chillers and steam absorbers.  Maintain and repair heating, air conditioning, ventilation systems, boiler, or cooling tower systems from single room units to complete building systems. 

Maintain building/equipment temperatures and conditions through the operations of the BAS (Building Operation system) computer.

First responder to elevator trouble and entrapment, all emergency codes, power outages (both large and small), “Hot & Cold” calls.

Operate a pneumatic tube system and its computerized control, maintain and make necessary repairs.

Monitor and maintain chemical levels in cooling tower water treatment system.  Repair and maintain plumbing systems, open sewer drains, and replace faucets.

Check and operate fire alarm systems; operate and maintain medical air, vacuum, control air, and other lift safety air systems.

Maintain basic electrical circuits and equipment and maintain building accessories such as tables, chairs, carts, gas and electrical equipment.

Provide coverage for engineering related duties during off-shifts.




A high school degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary.

Five years experience in maintenance and operation of building mechanical systems including HVAC maintenance, electrical, plumbing, electrical/pneumatic control systems, drawings and technical specifications.  Positions responsible for maintaining boiler and/or cooling tower systems will require 2 of the 5 years in the operation/maintenance of high pressure boilers and associated equipment.

A valid driver’s license may be required for certain positions.

Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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