Clarke University
  • Facilities
  • Dubuque, IA, USA
  • Full Time

At Clarke University, everything we do is focused on making an impact on students so they can positively impact the world. For students, it means a place where more than facts are studied - it means new ways of thinking are explored. For faculty and staff, it means more than just coming to work every day - it means truly collaborating across the university to put student success first. It also means living and working in a thriving city named one of the "most livable" small cities in the country and one of "Best Green Places" in the country. For more information, please visit

Clarke University is currently recruiting for the position of Central Plant Operator. This is a fulltime position, responsible for performing work required to maintain and improve the central heating and cooling system. Monitors, programs, and modifies energy management system to accommodate needs of campus constituents. Performs preventive maintenance work on heating and cooling system components

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Monitors, programs, and modifies energy management system. Monitors and services DDC and pneumatic control systems. Performs daily/general maintenance of central heating and cooling plant. Installation, maintenance, and repair of domestic hot water delivery systems. Installation, service, and repair of stand-alone heating/cooling systems. Installation, service, and maintenance of ventilation systems, excluding fume hoods in laboratory settings. Carry on-call phone in rotation with other maintenance personnel and respond to after-hours maintenance crisis. Operates snow removal equipment during snow events.


High school diploma and/or GED, and four years HVAC/central plant O & M experience in an institutional/industrial setting. Maintains a minimum of a Grade I Certified Boiler Operator's License. Must possess a valid drivers license.

To apply for this position, please upload a cover letter and resume online at Resume review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Clarke University is committed to fostering a welcoming campus community that celebrates the unique contributions of each person and promotes an inclusive learning environment. Clarke University does not discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability or genetic information.

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