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37.5 hours/week

The Job

This Mechanical Maintenance Specialist assists in the preventative, predictive, and corrective maintenance measures for building heating, humidity, cooling and temperature control systems and the maintenance and operation of central boiler and chiller plants.

In this role, you will…  

• Assist in the operation of steam boiler and chiller plants.

• Assist with monthly and quarterly preventative maintenance and the repair of fans, motors, compressors, control systems and other mechanical components.

• Work with Mechanical Crew Chief and Assistant Crew Chief closely to ensure all Mia mechanical equipment is kept safe and up to code.

• Respond to after-hour and weekend calls for building emergencies, alarms, and HVAC issues.

• Perform minor plumbing repairs.

• Respond to two-way radio calls from staff.

• Move office furniture, equipment and other items as directed.

• Check daily with the Head of Facilities and the Mechanical Crew Chief for special projects, events and staff work orders.

• Perform daily reading of mechanical equipment status and temperatures and escort utility meter readers and city building inspectors.

Specific Requirements

 • Vocational education in building maintenance or equivalent on-the-job experience.

• Current special license with a 2nd Class Minnesota C Boiler license or willingness to obtain license within six months.

• Previous maintenance experience. 

• Proficient with computers and Microsoft Windows applications.

• Experience with mechanical, HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems repair.

• Ability to lift 50 pounds.

• Ability to operate low pressure boilers, hand tools, power tools, portable lighting controller, and lifts.

• Available to work weekend hours as needed to provide facilities coverage for special events.

Who You Are 

You have the ability to work independently and with a team in a multi-tasking and fast-paced environment. You’re a self-starter that is dependable, accountable and has a positive outlook.

You’re good at and enjoy… 

• Troubleshooting and repairing mechanical equipment and systems.

• Paying close attention to detail.

• Helping people.

Mia Culture

We at the Minneapolis Institute of Art aim to be an audience-centered, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone is welcome. To achieve this aim, we are Mission Driven, Generous, Agile, Emotionally Aware, and Positive. We endeavor to create a workplace culture where we are responsible to one another, to our visitors, and to ourselves to do our best work.

To Apply

To be considered for this position, please complete and submit the online application at  https://jobs-artsmia.submittable.com/submit 

Posting Deadline: Open until filled.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

37.5 hours/week
The Job

The Groundskeeper Crew Chief is responsible for maintaining the Minneapolis Institute of Art grounds, lawn plantings, shrubs, walks, drives and parking ramp in accordance with grounds operating procedures.  Respond to after-hours plowing needs and schedule other staff as needed.  Provide work direction to grounds crew staff.

In this role, you will….

• Plan and schedule all grounds maintenance, including but not limited to, plantings, trimming, application of fertilizer, insecticide and fungicide needed to keep turf and plantings at a high level of performance and appearance.

• Operate grounds equipment including, but not limited to, sweepers, mowers, snow throwers, trucks and tractors to maintain lawn, plan material, sidewalks, drives and the parking ramp.

• Remove snow and ice from sidewalks, drives, surface lots and parking ramp per snow removal procedures.

• Perform corrective and preventative maintenance on grounds equipment so that equipment is ready at all times.

• Provide work direction to grounds crew staff, and assist and provide backup for the Head of Facilities.

• Work extra hours before or after scheduled shift and for on-call hours and weekend works, primarily during snow removal season.

Specific Requirements

• Vocational or college education in related field.

• Six or more years of related work experience with grounds and plantings and strong knowledge of plants, grasses and their care requirements.

• Experience as a lead groundskeeper in a similar facility or campus.

• Valid Driver’s License, satisfactory motor vehicle record check, and DOT license(s) as required.

• Great attention to detail and strong organizational and prioritization skills.

• Ability to be self-guided and work independently as needed.

• Working knowledge of irrigation systems.

• Ability to stand for extended periods of time and lift 50 pounds.

• Ability to work in extremely cold or hot weather conditions.

• Mechanical aptitude and/or small engine and some vehicle maintenance and repair experience.

• Strong organizational and prioritization skills a plus.

Who You Are

You have the ability to work independently and with a team in a multi-tasking and fast-paced environment. You’re dependable, accountable and have a positive outlook. You take pride in keeping the grounds immaculate.

 You’re good at and enjoy….

• Landscaping to create a high level appearance.

• Working outside in any type of weather.

• Knowing your success is directly related to visitor satisfaction.

Mia Culture

We at the Minneapolis Institute of Art aim to be an audience-centered, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone is welcome. To achieve this aim, we are Mission Driven, Generous, Agile, Emotionally Aware, and Positive. We endeavor to create a workplace culture where we are responsible to one another, to our visitors, and to ourselves to do our best work.

To Apply

To be considered for this position, please complete and submit the online application at  https://jobs-artsmia.submittable.com/submit.

Posting Deadline: Open until filled.  

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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