The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Utilities & Energy Management group is currently seeking a student maintenance assistant for UNL’s utility plants.
- Chiller maintenance, including end cap removal, tube cleaning, and end cap reinstallation.
- Assist with mechanical repair of plant components such as pumps, valves, and other mechanical systems.
- Assist with walkthroughs of steam tunnels and vaults in the campus distribution system, and repair piping and equipment.
- Assist with boiler maintenance and repair of piping and gaskets.
- Assist with preventative maintenance tasks, including motor greasing, steam trap testing, and equipment monitoring.
- Assist plant staff with other operations or maintenance tasks as assigned.
- UNL Student.
- Strong mechanical background.
- Experience with piping, pumps, valves, fans, watertube boilers, centrifugal chillers, or other industrial utility equipment a major plus.
- Applicant must be 18 years of age.
- Valid driver’s license required.
- Ability to work in a utility production environment required, including occasional exposure to extreme heat and burn hazards, humidity, and noise with proper use of PPE. Ability to lift up to 60 lbs required.
- UNL Utility Plants, including CCUP, ECUP, CTES, ETES, and CRES facilities.
- Flexible schedule. Up to 20 hours per week with opportunity for summer employment. Position is ongoing as long as you are a student at UNL.
To apply, submit a resume and a short introduction of yourself including contact information and a description of any mechanical background, either from home, work, school, or hobbies.
Between five sites spread throughout three campuses, the Utilities & Energy Management group serves the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campuses with reliable production and distribution of steam, chilled water, and electricity. This position will allow you to learn about the campus utility plants and be directly involved in helping your school run more efficiently.