St Edwards University
  • Facilities
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Summer Plant Engineering Support


St. Edward's University of Austin, Texas invites applications for the position of Summer Plant Engineering Support. These seasonal, non-benefits eligible positions are expected to begin on May 12, 2021, and last less than 180 days. Primarily responsible for the operation, maintenance cleaning, and repair of air conditioning, heating, ventilation, and refrigeration equipment.

Essential Responsibilities Include:

Cleaning Operate, troubleshoot, repair, clean, perform preventive maintenance, assisting HVAC & Plumber with the following daily tasks:

  • Water chillers, cooling towers, and hot-water boilers.
  • Heat pumps, refrigeration and kitchen equipment.
  • Pumps, compressors, motors, and other auxiliary equipment.
  • Electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic control systems.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

For consideration, a High school diploma or GED with excellent reading, writing, and speaking abilities. Two or more years' experience maintaining, cleaning, and repairing mechanical systems. Demonstrated experience in all aspects of maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of commercial and/or residential HVAC systems. Ability to prioritize work, maintain quality control standards, and maintain records. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs., climb ladders up to 20 feet, and work off scaffolding and platform/lifts at various heights. Valid Texas Driver's License, good driving record, dependable transportation and must be insurable by University carrier. Verifiable local references. Ability to comply with workplace guidelines and attendance requirements. Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check required.

For detailed information, please scroll to the bottom of the page to download the job description.


Interested applicants should submit an online application at; Please include a resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please. Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.

In your cover letter, please describe your lived experiences that prepare you to contribute to diversity and inclusion at St. Edward's University.


St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,000 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning, and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at;



We are not offering sponsorship at this time.

Background Checks:

A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

Reference #:J202082

Posted: 04/27/2021


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