Job Summary: The General Maintenance Technician performs routine work in the repair and general maintenance of facilities, buildings, and equipment. Troubleshoots and addresses basic repairs and maintenance including electrical, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, glazier, and painting tasks. Orders parts, supplies, and equipment from catalogs and suppliers, or obtains them from storerooms. Records maintenance and repair work performed and associated costs. Handles moderately complex issues problems and refers more complex issues to higher-level staff.
Schedule: Full Time. Monday - Friday. 7:30 am - 4:00 pm. On call as needed.
Under general supervisor installs, repairs, and maintains a wide variety of facility systems.
Receives written and verbal information for each job order and selects methods, material requirements, and supplies based on quality and price.
Evaluates equipment or systems for hazards, need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement.
Performs preventative and corrective maintenance on appliances including toasters, cookers, dishwashers, and dryers.
Replaces fixtures, light sockets, bulbs, and switches.
Repairs light plumbing, toilets, sinks, fixtures.
Cleans and maintains, A/C units, HVAC vents, replaces filters and general maintenance/repairs of HVAC equipment.
Completes service order forms, details work performed, duration, and materials used.
Interprets diagrams or blueprints to plan new or modified installations.
Utilizes Boys Town vehicle to transport supplies and equipment to work locations.
Ensures work areas are cleaned and addresses maintenance related incidents (e.g., spills).
May provide leadership, coaching, and/or mentoring.
Serves as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagan's Boys' Home mission.
Directs all activities towards the fulfillment of the Boys Town mission
Directs all actions to reflect the values and principles of Boys Town
Establishes and maintains an environment that encourages teamwork, collaboration, and ethical behavior
Maintains regular, reliable and predictable attendance
Supports other members of the management team and their work
Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization.
Knowledge, skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of a broad range of construction and remodeling practices, techniques, tools, equipment, and safety procedures.
Mathematical skills to calculate specifications and costs.
Ability to read blueprints and to understand and interpret written and verbal instructions.
Ability to communicate with individuals in an articulate, professional manner.
Ability to organize assigned tasks for completion.
Ability to understand and follow directions.
Ability to lift and move heavy objects.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Minimum of two years of experience, including apartment and/or general maintenance.
Must possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check.
This position is on-call (continuously or rotationally) to provide support. Available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
Physical Requirements: Position requires moderate to heavy physical activity having to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds without assistance and 100 pounds with assistance. Involves frequent walking, standing, reaching, bending, and climbing a ladder.
About Boys Town: Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference. Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.
Date Posted: August 29, 2022
Boys Town National Research Hospital is a tobacco free campus. This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.
Since the opening of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, the hospital has been internationally recognized as a leader in clinical and research programs focusing on childhood deafness, visual impairment and related communication disorders. We have developed national medical programs that are now instituted in hospitals and clinics across the country.
Today, the hospital offers a broad range of clinical services, including ear, nose and throat services at the Boys Town Ear, Nose and Throat Institute, general pediatric care with Boys Town Pediatrics, and orthopaedic, internal medicine, pediatric gastroenterology, allergy, asthma, pediatric pulmonology, behavioral health, audiological and ophthalmologic care.
The hospital has expanded to offer surgical and clinical services at two Omaha locations: 555 North 30th Street in Omaha and 14000 Hospital Road on the campus of Boys Town, Nebraska.
Boys Town National Research Hospital has assembled national leaders in research who are making important contributions in the areas of genetics, hearing, language, vision and speech disorders. Applying these findings with new technologies, distance learning and the exploration of ne...w research frontiers, the opportunities for new medical diagnoses, evaluation and treatment discoveries are endless.
Accredited by The Joint Commission, Boys Town National Research Hospital is dedicated to providing leading edge clinical care, pioneering translational research and improving the lives of children and their families through applied technology and educational outreach programs. The hospital annually serves more than 40,000 children and families from across the United States.