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Mechanic
Date Posted 09/17/2021
Hiring Status Accepting Applications
Location Winona Campus
Position Responsibilities

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is seeking a full time Mechanic for our Winona campus. This position is responsible for maintaining all university owned vehicles and equipment, including gas, diesel, and electric. Job responsibilities include:

  • Repair and maintain engines on university owned vehicles and equipment; disassemble and reassemble as needed to replace parts and troubleshoot operational difficulties.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on all vehicles and equipment, including installing component and part upgrades, controlling corrosion, and completing winterization procedures.
  • Inspect and diagnose vehicle and equipment condition to identify worn or damaged parts; complete needed repairs. Recondition and replace parts as needed.
  • Perform snow removal by operating snow removal equipment in an efficient manner.
  • Assist with general lawn maintenance and grounds work.
  • Contain costs by using warranty and evaluating service and parts options.
  • Maintain supply inventory; place orders and verify receipt.
  • Keep accurate records of maintenance work performed.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical and regulation publications.
  • Other maintenance duties as assigned.
Essential Skills and Abilities

The selected candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Observe safety guidelines at all times and follow work procedures established by the university.
  • Demonstrate professional interactions with students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
  • Have the ability to operate and maintain all snow removal and lawn equipment.
  • Have sound problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to use power tools, hand tools, and precision measuring devices.
  • Be able to lift heavy equipment and tools up to 50 pounds, as well as bend, crouch, crawl, climb into spaces where equipment is located.
  • Be able to climb and work well at heights.
  • Be able to work outdoors in all kinds of weather.
  • Have basic computer skills.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Available to work nights, weekends, and early mornings as needed for snow removal.
  The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Education in gas/diesel engines and electronic diagnosis.
  • Valid Minnesota driver’s license with a good driving record required.
  • Strong background in welding and flame cutting equipment.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Additional Required Materials Resume and contact information for three professional references
Application Review Date
Starting Date
Contact Sandy Moger
Contact Email winonamaintenance@smumn.edu
Position Full-time
Contract Length
Other Details / Information
Benefits Full
Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.
EEO M/W/D/V
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