Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Technician 

Date Posted: 1/15/2021 Closing Date for Outside Candidates: 6/30/2021
Starting Date: as soon as possible Closing Date for Internal Candidates: 1/22/2021
    (Internal Candidates will be considered before outside candidates)  
Hourly Wage: pleaes contact the Human Resources Specialist for information    
Reports To: Director of Maintenance  
Terms: full year/full-time with benefits per the MESPA Master Agreement    
  • Shall have at least a high school education and/or work experience and training acceptable to the Board of Education along with two years of maintenance-related experience in the crafts and skills of the maintenance position.
  • Shall be able to pass a physical examination.
  • Shall be able to pass a written skills test as well as a hands on assessment prescribed for the position.
  • Shall be able to climb ladders, stoop, crouch, twist, kneel, and crawl in the performance of these duties.
  • Shall be able to lift, carry, and move equipment weighing up to 100 pounds.
  • Shall be physically capable of performing all assigned duties.
  • Shall possess a valid driver’s license and have a good driving record. CDL preferred.
  • Shall be willing to accept varied job assignments and participate in training to operate equipment.
Essential Functions:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential duties shall include, but not be limited to:

  • Perform work assigned by Physical Plant Management, designee, and in an emergency, by a building administrator. Preventative maintenance duties which include:  plumbing, HVAC, and electrical repairs.  Must be familiar with and be able to repair and maintain door and building hardware, office partitions, classroom and office furniture, do carpentry work, welding, and painting using related equipment.
  • Operate, repair and maintain snow removal and lawn mowing equipment. Be able to obtain an OSHA required operator’s license for a forklift to unload and move supplies and equipment.  CDL preferred.
  • Move furniture and/or equipment within buildings as required for various activities as directed or required by room reservation requests.
  • Assume responsibility for opening and/or closing of assigned buildings, securing all doors and windows, turning off all lights except security lights, setting security system if equipped, and securing all outbuildings and agency-owned vehicles.
  • Complete work requests for building repairs and maintenance.
  • Must be able to work independently with little or no supervision.
  • Assure all safety devices (ex: fire extinguishers and alarms) are operable; advising Physical Plant Management of any and all deficiencies.
  • Be observant of all safety rules and regulations; advising Physical Plant Management of any deficiencies.
  • Provide feedback to Physical Plant Management on supplies and equipment to promote the most cost effective and efficient maintenance operation possible.
  • Perform any additional duties required by Physical Plant Management, or designee.
  • Act as a resource, if needed, to employees, students and the general public visiting the NC RESA
  • Possess knowledge of NC RESA’s organization, mission, and philosophy.
  • Follow the guidelines of the Maintenance and Custodial Handbook.
Apply To:

Please click on the following link to apply:

  If you have questions, please contact the NC RESA Human Resources Department at 231.924.8853.