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General Maintenance Technician

Job ID REQ-2023-2889 Omaha, Nebraska

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.


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.


  • 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 required.

  • Minimum of two years of experience, including apartment and/or general maintenance required.

  • Possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record required.

  • Pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check required.

  • On-call (continuously or rotationally) to provide support required.

  • Available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed required.

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.

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.

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