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Maintenance Mechanic II - 2nd Shift

Job ID REQ-2022-68 Omaha, Nebraska

Business: Boys Town National Research Hospital

$2,500.00 HIRING BONUS!

Job Summary: The Maintenance Mechanic II troubleshoots, adjusts, and makes more complex repairs for mechanical systems, H.V.A.C. systems, pumps, plumbing, general carpentry and electrical system within the hospital and clinic buildings.

Schedule: Full Time. 2nd shift. Monday-Friday; 3p-11p. On call rotation.


  • Utilizes intermediate to advanced knowledge to operate and maintain all mechanical equipment such as H.V.A.C. equipment, hot water heaters, pumps, chilled water system, steam system, plumbing, electrical system, lighting, including all utilities to the buildings. Uses power tools and hand tools to make adjustments and repairs when required.
  • Reads meters, gauges, printouts and other recording devices and records daily utility logs; also checks building condition by walking through mechanical rooms. Creates work orders to make repairs.
  • Operates the building automation controls system, to view and edit setpoint. Control Systems may include building, lighting, fire and security.
  • Provides proper and safe electrical maintenance service throughout the complex and its clinics. This includes electrical repairs to wiring, electrical fixture, motors, controls, appliance, and other electrical systems.
  • Repairs and maintains all plumbing systems. This includes using the proper tools to clean and repair line plugs, breaks and replacements. Monitors and maintains the proper working condition of the building and equipment hardware, such as: doors and window latches, locks, and hinges. Completes repairs of cabinet, counter tops, and tables.
  • Carries out a preventative maintenance program and keeps and maintains associated records. Documents work completed and time required as part of the work order system for time recording requirements. Initiates requests for purchasing of materials and supplies necessary to perform the required work.
  • Other functions of this position include: small project work to make upgrades or changes to the buildings as requested. Incumbent may be called in should mechanical breakdown or other emergencies occur.
  • Observes the installation of equipment and/or systems to detect hazards, need for adjustments, relocation or replacement. Utilizes knowledge of blueprints as well as function and design of components to insure both maximum efficiencies and compliance with appropriate building codes.
  • May contact and consult with outside contractors for the purpose of explaining and overseeing successful completion of approved repairs, service, and/or modification requirements.

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:

  • Ability and knowledge to use and operate hand and power tools in a safe manner. Knowledgeable in all relevant mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Ability to safely perform electrical and plumbing repairs. Ability and knowledge to repair hot and cold water distribution systems.
  • Ability to work on commercial HVAC systems. Ability to work locations such as crawl spaces, mechanical access panels, and on ladders.
  • Ability to understand the critical systems within the hospital and follow detailed protocol to maintain these systems. Ability and knowledge to communicate and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to apply knowledge of emergency procedures at Boys Town National Research Hospital (BTNRH).
  • Ability to work different shifts and locations as needed for staffing purposes. Ability to take On-Call Pager as needed for off hours maintenance coverage.
  • Ability to extend courteous consideration to others in interpersonal relationships, offering assistance and/or instruction. Ability to accept and act upon constructive criticism to upgrade abilities, seeking clarification of duties when indicated.


  • High school diploma or equivalent, required.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in building maintenance in the areas of H.V.A.C., mechanical systems, or Electrical.
  • Completion of a vocational training program, or license in electrical, plumbing or HVAC preferred.
  • General knowledge along with the ability to paint and repair walls.
  • Must have computer competencies in Microsoft windows, office and other software systems.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check as this position may require driving a company vehicle.

Physical Requirements: Heavy physical demand level: Occasionally (0-33% of shift) lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling between 51-100lbs; Employees are required to ask for assistance whenever they encounter any materials heavier than 50lbs. Frequently (34-66% of shift) lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling between 21-50lbs; Constantly (67-100% of shift) lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling between 1-20lbs. A combination of constant standing and walking throughout an 8 hours shift is required; frequently walking (34-66%) & frequently (34-66%) standing to perform inspection, monitoring, operation, and maintenance tasks. Requires the ability to recline, sit, squat, crawl, drive, reach to floor, awkward positioning, trunk rotation, and fine motor manipulation occasionally (0-33%) to access all areas that require maintenance and repair. Requires the ability to climb ladders, kneel or stoop, balance, bend, reach above shoulder level, horizontal reach less than 18 inches, looking down, neck rotation, and material handling less than 50lbs on a frequently (34-66%) rate to access all areas that require climbing, monitoring, maintenance, and inspection. Constant (67-100%) unilateral grasping, bilateral grasping, handling, reaching at or below shoulder level to accomplish all maintenance tasks and material handling.

Date Posted: July 29, 2022


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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