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Building Utilities Mechanic

Company: State of Minnesota
Location: Silver Bay
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Details

Job Class: Building Utilities Mechanic

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 05/05/2021

Closing Date: 06/16/2021

Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Minnesota Veterans Home-Silver Bay (MVH-SB)

Division/Unit: Maintenance

Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift

Days of Work: Monday - Friday/Every third weekend

Travel Required: No

Salary Range: $25.46 - $29.37 /hourly; $53,160 - $61,324 /annually

Job Class Option: 000135-Building Utilities Mechanic

Classified Status: Classified

Work Area: Minnesota Veterans Home-Silver Bay

Bargaining Unit/Union:202/AFSCME

Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

This job posting was previously posted. If you have already applied, you do not need to reapply unless you wish to add additional information to your application/resume

Job Summary

Job Summary

To keep all systems and/or mechanisms relating to boilers, heating, ventilation, domestic hot water, kitchen equipment, nursing equipment, office equipment and patient use equipment at MVH-SB in proper operating condition to insure maximum comfort and efficiency of operation for the users of this facility. To keep other equipment at MVH-SB in a safe and efficient working condition.

This job posting will be used to fill one current at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Silver Bay. The position will work day shift and every third weekend.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Knowledge and skills in the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in trades work sufficient to assist skilled trades staff in the completion of assigned projects
  • Ability to perform semi-skilled trades work sufficient to complete minor repairs to plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and/or electrical systems and equipment
  • Ability to perform minor repairs and adjustments to machinery and equipment including the general maintenance and minor repairs of buildings
  • Ability to understand and follow instructions sufficient to interpret and carry out assignments in a safe and efficient manner
  • Skills in using hand and power tools and other trades equipment Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety measures related to trades work sufficient to safely and efficiently perform the job duties
  • Current Journeyworker Electrician License

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience performing semiskilled trades work

Physical Requirements

You must be able to frequently and safely lift or assist residents, either alone or with mechanical or staff assistance, and perform a variety of movements throughout the shift such as walking, standing, sitting, bending, twisting, stooping, lifting, carrying, reaching, grasping, pushing, and pulling.

Additional Requirements

This position requires successful completion of the following:

  • A Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) background check will be conducted on all finalists for this position. Finalists must pass the DHS background check
  • A Tuberculosis (Mantoux) screening (or chest x-ray) is required prior to employment
  • Employee reference checks will be conducted on all finalists. This may include a review of documentation related to job performance.It also includes contact with the applicant's former employer(s)

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.

Located on the scenic North Shore overlooking Lake Superior, the Minnesota Veterans Home - Silver Bay provides skilled nursing care for 83 residents in a small town environment. All staff are committed to providing high quality care and services to the residents by following a person-centered social model of care for all residents. Residents' needs are met by our caring professional interdisciplinary staff, providing 24-hour health care. The team works together to provide residents with programs individually designed to meet their physical, psycho-social and spiritual needs. Our location is 60 miles north of Duluth, MN.

How to Apply

Click "Apply" at the bottom of the page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637.

For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.


If you have questions about the position, contact Sarah Reimer at 612-210-6339 or Sarah.Reimer@state.mn.us

If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please email your certificate and the job positing ID number to Sarah Reimer at Sarah.Reimer@state.mn.us by the job posting closing date.


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 careers@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance you need.

Per M.S. 43A.111, MDVA will give priority consideration to certain qualified disabled Veterans.To be considered, you must be included on a US armed forces permanent disability list with a disability rating of at least 30% or been rated by the US Department of Veterans Affairs as having a compensable service-connected disability of at least 30%.Official written documentation of this disability dated no more than one-year preceding the date of application must be submitted.Please email the documentation, your DD214 and the job posting ID number to Sarah Reimer at Sarah.Reimer@state.mn.us no later than the job posting closing date.

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Keywords: State of Minnesota, Duluth , Building Utilities Mechanic, Other , Silver Bay, Minnesota

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