District Maintenance Technician (Temporary)

Elementary School District 159 Matteson , IL 60443

Posted 4 months ago


The primary responsibility of the employee is to operate, maintain, troubleshoot and repair district-wide mechanical, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing systems to insure the efficient and safe operation of the buildings within the school district.


Reports to: Director of Buildings/Grounds Supervises: NA


  • Perform and maintain mechanical, electrical, plumbing equipment, systems and controls (engines, chillers, boilers, motors, pumps, wiring, ballast, switches, plumbing fixtures, etc.), as well as, masonry, roofing, asphalt, concrete, ceiling, structural and carpentry tasks.

  • Perform inspections per the preventive maintenance schedule to determine actions required.

  • Perform preventive maintenance requirements per the preventive maintenance schedule.

  • Complete work requests as assigned.

  • Investigate and perform emergency repairs as directed.

  • Maintain tools, equipment, and vehicles in a clean and safe condition.

  • Works with Custodial Services to complete maintenance tasks when required.

  • Works with contractors to correct equipment issues and systems within the district.


The qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to perform a variety of the mechanical, electrical, and building-trades work at a skilled level, but not necessarily at a journeyman's level.

  • Ability to operate snow plowing and salting equipment including snow plowing trucks and tractors

  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints

  • Ability to operate test equipment for electric, HVAC, water treatment, etc.

  • Possess adequate computer skills and is familiar with Windows-based software.

  • Ability to work and perform in a strong team environment.

  • Ability to bend, lift, and move objects in excess of 75 lbs.

  • Ability to work on a ladder or high places

  • Ability to pass background and drug screening

  • Must be reliable and have a strong attendance record.

  • Must have the ability to multitask.


  • High school diploma and a minimum of 5 years experience in mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems.

  • Experienced in mechanical, heating and air conditioning, electrical, and structure maintenance.


Work environment characteristics and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Typical office, non-manual work environment.

  • While performing this job, the employee frequently works at a computer and uses hands and arms to key and/or reach; regularly required to talk, hear and walk.

  • The ability to see with corrective vision.

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