Maintenance Specialist I

Nebraska Department of Correctional Services - NCCW   York, NE   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on July 18, 2022
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Maintenance Specialist I -  $19.03 Hourly - Additional $3.00/hour facility differential for hours worked.

Job stability and excellent benefits! 

Examples of Work
Maintain the physical plant with repairs and preventive maintenance. Perform skilled carpentry work in the major renovation and construction of building, structures; constructs, alters, maintains, and repairs buildings, floors, roofs, stairways, partitions, walls, ceilings, doors, windows, screens, furniture and cabinets. Schedules and performs specialized preventative maintenance and repairs for equipment, systems, and machinery to ensure that necessary inspection, adjustment, and replacement of parts. Responsible for supervising inmates working in the maintenance department. Maintain accurate inventory of all stock and commonly used maintenance parts. Maintain accurate tool logs. Maintain an extensive array of tools, and follow all policies and procedures relating to tool control and purchasing of tools, equipment and parts. Responsible for maintenance related purchases and statement reconciliation.

Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: Associates degree or equivalent vocational education in construction, industrial engineering, HVAC, welding, or other building trade. Experience in building maintenance, a mechanical trade, or performing safety inspections, investigations or training may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.

OTHER: Applicants accepting a job offer must pass the following pre-employment exams in this order: medical exam, and at a randomly announced time, pass a drug test. Once at the Staff Training Academy, must successfully complete the fully paid NE Corrections Training Program.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of: standard use, maintenance and safety practices associated with hand tools, power tools and light to heavy machinery; building and mechanical trade methods, practices and procedures; occupational hazards and safety precautions followed in building maintenance operations; computer building control systems and software; plumbing, electrical, heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems; fire codes and fire prevention regulations and procedures.

Skill in: the use of hand tools, power tools and building maintenance equipment; basic office and computer skills including competency in the use of email, procurement and building system applications; the operation and preservation of maintenance tools and equipment.

Ability to: communicate effectively, understand and follow instructions, read and comprehend blueprints, reference books and equipment manuals; perform skilled maintenance work in a variety of building and mechanical trades; troubleshoot and identify problems, determine materials and equipment necessary to install, repair and adjust building structures, systems and fixtures; utilize and maintain hand tools, power tools and maintenance equipment safely; perform manual labor, work in tight spaces, climb ladders and scaffolding to perform work above ground; conduct inspections, identify safety hazards and educate/train others in accident prevention and safety. Must have organizational skills and attention to detail and timeliness in completion of all required paperwork.