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Calling Skilled Trades Professionals!

We are looking for experienced Commercial Maintenance Engineers to join our Maintenance Team.   Bring your knowledge, skills, experience and passion to Creighton University.

Creighton University located in Omaha Nebraska spans over 150 acres has over 50 buildings and employs over 2250 people making it one of the largest employers in the Omaha community. A comprehensive Jesuit university we are comprised of nine (9) colleges and schools including Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Professional Studies, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Health Professions, Dentistry, and a Graduate School. Creighton University was founded in 1878 and has an enrollment of 8,000 students.  We have a diverse student body and workforce.

Job Summary:  

Our Maintenance Engineers are critical to the university’s success.   They are responsible for keeping the university operational 24×7.  Our maintenance department follows a generalist model and will be responsible for senior level maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of commercial and residential electrical systems, plumbing systems, heating/air conditioning systems and a variety of kitchen equipment.


Essential Job Functions:  


Knowledge of and experience troubleshooting, maintaining and replacing lights, ballasts, lighting controls, lighting systems, retrofitting and converting florescent, metal halide and HPS to LED lighting.  


Troubleshoot and repair faulty electrical circuitry, pumps, motors, motor controls, science lab equipment, kitchen equipment (commercial and residential), and exhaust fans.  Assist in the installation and troubleshooting of equipment, emergency generators and systems.  Responsible for continual preventative maintenance on all systems and equipment. 


Knowledge of and exposure to working on 208/120 Volt 3 phase systems and 480/277 Volt 3 phase systems.


Projects:  Assist in the installation of new equipment, wiring of new equipment, wiring pumps and motors.  Assist with occasional temporary power projects.  Assist with the operation and maintenance of emergency systems, backup generators, and emergency power.


Electrical Safety –proven knowledge of electrical safety procedures and the importance of following all safety rules / procedures


Open, repair, replace broken, clogged pipes, and drain lines.  Repair and replace domestic water application systems such as piping, faucets, regulators, water softeners.  Experience in operating manual and electric drain machines. 


Exposure to and knowledge of safety procedures, troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing and conducting preventative maintenance on steam/ condensation systems.  pressure reducing valves (PRV’s), steam traps, controls, condensate pumps, and strainers.  Work with low, medium, and high-pressure steam.


Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC):
Experience in and knowledge of troubleshooting diagnosing, repairing and preventative maintenance on refrigerant systems, heating water systems, ventilation systems, steam heat, refrigerant, chilled water, steam, radiators, heat exchangers, boilers and chillers.


Experience in and knowledge of diagnosing and repairing pneumatics, compressors, pumps, motors, air handler units, fan coil units, and exhaust fans

See our website for more details and to apply: (search by number 210450)

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