Chief Operations Engineer: 1st shift

Location GOLDEN VALLEY, Minnesota
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Tennant is a recognized leader in designing, manufacturing and marketing solutions for industrial and commercial markets, with more than 820 million in annual revenues. With a vision to become a global leader in water:based sustainable cleaning and other technologies, Tennant creates innovative solutions, such as our ec:H2O products, that are changing the way the world cleans.

Tennant employees work to create a cleaner, safer, healthier world. Tennant is a company that cares about what its doing, and the sustainability of its products, and works every day to develop new solutions that clean exceptionally well, but dont damage the environment. Employees of Tennant Company work with a spirit of Stewardship. Very simply, Stewardship is a filter for our actions and decision:making, as we strive to leave things in better condition than when we found them.

Tennant Company is looking for a qualified individual to fill a Chief Operations Engineer position. This is a 1st shift position, working Monday : Friday 6:00am : 2:00pm. The Chief Operations Engineer must be open to working overtime as needed.


The Tennant Company Facilities Management Division is seeking applicants for a Chief Operations Engineer. This position will be responsible for performing skilled day:to:day operations, inspections, maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs of industrial heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration and control systems. The person in this position will independently review heat or cooling requirements; compare and recommend modifications to achieve optimal system effectiveness and efficiency applying knowledge of design and operations to achieve results. This includes but not limited to: Boilers, small to large Air Handling Units (AHUs), pneumatic sensors, electric/pneumatic valves, motors, humidistats, pumps, chillers, condensers, Make Up Air Handling Units (MUAs) and exhaust systems, hot water heating systems, heat pumps, cooling towers, water chillers, water cooling systems, water treatment, and commercial kitchen equipment etc. The candidate must maintain the highest level of professionalism, while directly servicing wide variety of internal customers, and responses to those customers needs. Candidate must possess a commitment to achieving the goal of 100 uptime. Additionally, as the Chief Operations Engineer, this position is expected to have an intimate knowledge of codes, laws and regulations pertaining to the safe operation of the facility HVAC/R and its equipment. Strong attention to detail with a desire and ability to complete jobs correctly while implementing and supervising multiple activities. This position supports multiple buildings in a campus environment. Strong candidates with a variety of experiences are encouraged . This is a Full:time position.

Required Skills and Certifications:

This position requires a valid Boiler License of Chief Engineer, Grade C or higher. May consider a First:class Engineer Grade A License with the ability to obtain Chief Engineer, Grade C within 90 days.

:Must have EPA certification.
:Excellent skills in operating hand and power tools, power lifts, scaffolding, ladders, and is skilled in reading meters, gauges, as well as all industry standard equipment.
:Mastered brazing, soldering pneumatics, plumbing and electronic, DDC controls (JCI:Metasys preferred) as well as pneumatic controls.
:Highly skilled in troubleshooting all HVAC/R systems.
:Fully understands and has mastered combustion analysis, advanced heat load calculations, advanced heat loss calculations and cooling load calculations.
:Understand how to interpret blueprints and schematics.
:Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook), as well as any other software programs or pieces of technology identified as standard within the HVAC industry.
:Has experience or ability to perform daily work orders and preventative mainten

Salary: Competitive

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