Millard Public SchoolsApprentice Mechanical Technician 1

Millard Public Schools

Apprentice Mechanical Technician 1 (6677)

Job Posting

Job Details

TitleApprentice Mechanical Technician 1
Posting ID6677

Apprentice Mechanical Technician Wanted at Millard Public Schools!


Renowned for providing outstanding education and a fantastic place to work, Millard Public Schools is adding to our team. Get your foot in the door as an Apprentice Mechanical Technician!  If you have residential or light commercial experience in HVAC, plumbing, or electrical and are continually striving for excellence, you may be the person we are looking for!  Hard-working, reliable, and positive professionals are encouraged to apply.  




This position provides routine manual and technical labor associated with troubleshooting, servicing, and repairing HVAC, mechanical, electrical, electronic, and plumbing systems and related equipment.  Work is performed using moderate physical strength and duties include analyzing, repairing, and replacing building systems and equipment (HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and commercial kitchen equipment); assisting with the implementation and evaluation of the district's preventative maintenance program; acquiring and maintaining an adequate inventory of supplies and parts; completing paperwork and maintaining records; coordinating service activities with others; and performing preventative maintenance of building equipment and systems.  This position also requires good interpersonal skills and amiable working relations with co-workers, staff, students, and the general public.




  • Troubleshoot, service and repair building HVAC systems and equipment including split system and package DX units, fan coil units, steam and hot water boilers, air handlers, chillers, heat pumps, cooling tower pumps, DDC and pneumatic controls, variable frequency drives, and water treatment units.  Service and repair commercial kitchen equipment (70%).
  • Troubleshoot, service and repair building plumbing equipment and systems to include water heaters, circulating pumps, water softeners, faucets, flush valves, multi-station wash sinks, piping, and drain cleaning (10%).
  • Troubleshoot, service and repair minor building electrical systems and equipment including ballasts, outlets, switches, and fire alarms (5%).
  • Complete and maintain appropriate paperwork including daily and weekly time sheets, work orders, purchasing reports, and refrigerant usage reports (4%).
  • Assist with supervision of and provide technical assistance to building personnel.  Assist with implementing and evaluating preventative maintenance programs for the buildings.  Maintain adequate supply of materials and parts.  Maintain district tools and equipment (5%).
  • Perform snow removal services including truck mounted plow, truck mounted sander, snow blower, shovel and ice melt spreader (3%).
  • Service and maintain swimming pool equipment.  Test and adjust chemical levels of pool water (3%).




  • High school diploma or GED is required
  • Formal training in HVAC, plumbing or electrical is required
  • Three years' experience in residential or light commercial service in HVAC, plumbing or electrical is preferred
  • Must be able to complete 25% of the essential functions with no assistance (except where a second person is required for safety)
  • Proficiency in preventative maintenance of the following:  electronic controls, electrical systems, heating systems, refrigeration systems, pneumatic controls, and plumbing systems is preferred
  • Successful completion of assigned training courses or seminars in HVAC, phone, intercom, energy management, and clock systems




  • Registered with the City of Omaha as an Apprentice ACAD/Sheet Metal Installer
  • Must possess valid driver's license and meet all district requirements for driving district vehicles
  • City of Omaha Grade III Stationary Engineer License is required OR will be acquired within 13 months of assignment
  • NE State Pool Operators License required OR will be acquired within 6 months of assignment




  • Work overtime as needed
  • Ability to maintain good working relations and work habits
  • Ability to plan, implement, complete and evaluate the complete mechanical maintenance program on a building level
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and schematics
  • Ability to direct and coordinate personnel engaged in maintenance work
  • Ability to establish and maintain parts and inventory records
  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions
  • Ability to work in cramped crawl spaces and from ladders and scaffolding


FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, please complete our application from the MPS website.  Highly qualified applicants providing at least two references (one supervisory reference) will receive priority consideration.  All applicants will receive notifications by email, but only the most qualified will be called for interviews.  Please check your email for status updates. 




Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$20.37 / Per Hour

Applications Accepted

Start Date09/06/2017
End Date09/27/2017