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Operating Engineer

Durham Staffing Solutions Omaha, NE

Job Description

Our client is searching for an Operating Engineer who has a strong focus on operating, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing facility equipment on all systems. In order to successfully complete daily/weekly work assignments, the Operating Engineer is expected to demonstrate technical expertise in one craft area (e.g., Electrical, HVAC, Piping/Plumbing, Central Utility Plant Operations) and be multi-skilled in others.  Must be able to work other shifts when needed.


•           Safely operate the facility in accordance with all applicable government and regulatory requirements.

•           Demonstrate and enforce safety rules and behaviors.

•           Identify, enforce, and assess safety hazards and risks.

•           Participate in incident investigations.

•           Perform maintenance and monitoring repairs to the mechanical, plumbing, structural, furniture, control, and fire, life and safety systems to keep building systems up to applicable standards.

•           Maintain HVAC systems and equipment at optimum levels (e.g., cleaning, inspecting, and changing parts).

•           Where necessary, record readings and make adjustments to ensure proper operation of equipment.

•           Comply with departmental policies for the safe storage, usage, and disposal of hazardous materials.

•           Maintain a clean and safe workplace.

•           Monitor pricing and work quality of outside contractors.

•           Review monthly Client Service Request summaries to pinpoint and correct recurrent operational problems.

•           Respond to customer inquiries in a timely and professional manner.

•           Assist site Facility Management team with emergency situations (e.g., fire alarms, chemical spills, and hazardous conditions) and take appropriate actions.


•           Ability to perform all work using the proper personnel protective equipment (PPE).

•           In strict accordance, ability to perform all applicable safety policies, procedures, and practices.

•           Have thorough knowledge of building systems to achieve operating costs; especially energy.  

•           Demonstrate aptitude for and/or have practical experience with thermodynamic, electrical, and/or mechanical systems, as well as   computer controlled equipment.

•           Working knowledge of computer applications, including Word and Excel


•           High school diploma or state equivalent

•           Minimum of two years of college or related trade schooling

•           Minimum of four years’ experience in electrician trade or related field – or, minimum of four years’ experience in HVAC/refrigeration trade or related field


•           Certification as a Universal Technician for CFC’s (or within 90 days of employment)

•           Valid U.S. driver’s license with a clean driving record

Job Details

Date Posted May 14, 2018
Date Closes June 13, 2018
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $20.00 - $30.00, Based on Experience
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Start Date Immediately
SOC Category 49-9071.00 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
Zipcode 68102
Name Personnel Consultant
Address 5830 S 142nd Street
City, State and Zip Omaha NE 68137
Phone (402) 827-8003
FAX (402) 827-8006

This job requires the following skills

  • Boiler Installation / Maintenance
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • HVAC Ammonia Refrigeration Systems
  • HVAC Fabrication and Installation
  • HVAC Repair and Maintenance
  • HVAC System Designing
  • Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
  • Other - Maintenance
  • Maintenance Supervision
  • Facilities Maintenance
  • Electrical Maintenance Technician