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Senior Engineer

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Senior Engineer
Classification Title Senior Engineer
Job Description

Rhodes College invites applications for a Senior Engineer in Physical Plant. The Senior Engineer performs skilled duties including the operation, installation, maintenance and repair of air conditioning, heating, refrigeration, ventilation and control equipment. Analyzes and maintains chemical treatments for water in cooling towers and boiler systems. Responds to emergencies during evening and nighttime hours. Monitors inventory and reorder parts and supplies as required. Responds to emergencies during evening and nighttime hours. This is a full-time position; 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, Tuesday thru Saturday, with Sunday and Monday off (40 hours/week) with occasional overtime (shift is subject to change based on College needs).

Required Education

High school graduation or GED equivalency preferred

Required Qualifications

Five (5) years’ work experience in A/C and heating field required. First class steam and first class refrigeration license for Memphis/Shelby County required. Valid Driver’s License required. High School Graduation or GED equivalency preferred. Must possess excellent customer service skills utilizing strong analytical skills, excellent communication, interpersonal and administrative skills, and be detail-oriented. Must pass pre-employment physical and drug screen. Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle required. Ability to see sufficiently to perform the essential functions of the job. Ability to work from a ladder.

Rhodes offers an excellent benefits package and a great working environment. For a complete job description and to apply online, please visit

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands

Ability to lift and carry forty (40) pounds; Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds from floor to waist;
Ability to lift forty (40) pounds from waist to shoulder and shoulder to overhead; Ability to tolerate sustained overhead and bending; Ability to work from ladders; Ability to carry equipment weighing up to twenty-five (25) pounds up a ladder. Repetitive use of various hand tools. May be exposed to chemical, mechanical or electrical hazards

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S00108P
Open Date 05/31/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Recruiter/Contact for Applicant Lori Von Bokel-Amin
Contact Email for Applicant
Contact Number for Applicant 9018433750

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this employment opportunity?
    • Commercial Appeal
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Facebook
    • Higher Education Recruiting Consortium (HERC)
    • Indeed
    • Minority Faculty Academic Database (MFAD)
    • Monster
    • Rhodes College website
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Twitter
    • Referral – Friend
    • Referral – Rhodes Employee
    • Walk-in
    • OT-Other
  2. * What is your highest degree level attained?
    • GED or High School Diploma
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • J.D.
    • Ed. D.
    • Ph. D.
  3. * Do you have your first class steam license for Memphis/Shelby County?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have first class refrigeration license for Memphis/Shelby County?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * What are you currently earning and what are your salary expectations for this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * What interests you about this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Professional References