State of Nebraska Facility Maintenance Technician II - NCYF in Omaha Youth Correctional Center, Nebraska

Facility Maintenance Technician II - NCYF


$13.86 Hourly


Omaha Youth Correctional Center, NE

Job Type



Department of Correctional Services

Job Number



12/14/2018 11:59 PM Central

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Information about the Department can be found at: For more information call 402-595-5000. For Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations, please contact ADA Coordinator Lisa Mathews at 402-479-5812, or

Hiring rate effective 1/1/19.

Examples of Work

Paints and plasters interior and exterior building surfaces, signs, furniture, and equipment. Performs carpentry alterations to buildings to include tearing out walls, rebuilding new walls, installing partitions, ceilings, doors, and windows, hanging sheet rock, and laying floor covering; builds and repairs furniture, shelves, bulletin boards, and signs. Maintains, repairs, and alters plumbing fixtures, water lines, and sewer lines; troubleshoots plumbing failures and malfunctions to determine course of action necessary to correct the problem. Maintains, repairs, and alters electrical circuitry, switches, and outlets; services, repairs, or replaces electrical appliances, motors, and equipment; troubleshoots electrical failures and malfunctions to determine course of action necessary to correct the problem. Maintains and repairs a variety of machines and equipment such as air conditioners, chillers, furnaces, boilers, kitchen appliances, laundry equipment; sewing machines, office equipment, electronic medical equipment, wheelchairs, pumps, fan assemblies, mowers, automotive vehicles, and grounds equipment. Moves, loads, and unloads materials, supplies, furniture, and equipment.

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: Training or experience in general (semi-skilled) maintenance and trades.

OTHER: Must have valid driver's license. Must be able to work an on-call rotation. Must be able to lift 50 lbs with assistance. Applicants accepting a job offer must pass the following pre-employment exams in this order: a 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: the standard tools and practices of various building and mechanical trades; the methods, practices, tools, and equipment used in building and mechanical maintenance and repair work; the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the building and mechanical trades; preventative maintenance procedures used in building maintenance operations; Skill in: the use of a variety of basic hand tools, power tools, and maintenance equipment. Ability to: perform semi-skilled maintenance work in a variety of building and mechanical trades; troubleshoot and identify problems, understand and follow instructions; use/operate hand and power tools and power equipment in a safe manner; perform manual labor; care for/maintain hand and power tools essential for maintenance and repair work; work in tight spaces and at some distance from the ground.