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Senior High School Night Engineer

Millard Public Schools Omaha, NE

Job Description

South High School Building Engineer, Nights

Senior High School Night Engineer!

Renowned for providing outstanding education and a fantastic place to work, Millard Public Schools is adding to our team.  We are looking for a talented, experienced Engineer for Millard South High School.  If you have three years' experience in an HVAC field and at least four years' experience in light commercial or residential HVAC service, you may be the person we are looking for!  Hard-working, reliable, and positive professionals who strive for excellence are encouraged to apply.


This position provides routine manual and technical labor associated with the maintenance, troubleshooting, service and repair of high school HVAC, mechanical, electrical, electronic, plumbing, fire alarm, and swimming pool systems.  Work is performed using moderate physical trength and duties include troubleshooting and repairing malfunctions of building plant equipment; assisting with the implementation and evaluation of the preventative maintenance program for the high school; acquiring and maintaining an adequate inventory of supplies and parts; maintaining current records; coordinating service activities of others; performing equipment inspections; and performing routine service on building plant
equipment. Additional tasks associated with the district's operations and maintenance is also required.  This is a non-exempt level position; employee must be able to work overtime as needed.

A Grade III Stationary Engineer license must be acquired within 13 months of hire. Swimming pool operator license must be acquired withing 6 months of hire. Hours are Tuesday through Friday, 12:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., and Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


  • Troubleshoot, service and repair building plant equipment including HVAC, mechanical, electrical, electronic, DDC, lighting, pneumatics, and plumbing systems and equipment.  Complete work order requisitions by replacing/repairing faulty equipment as needed, changing filters, and maintaining equipment, supplies, and inventory.  Will also test water for proper chemical levels (75%).
  • Assist with the supervision of and provide technical assistance to building personnel.  Assist with evaluation and implementation of the preventative maintenance program for the building.  Service and maintain swimming pool equipment and chemical condition of pool water (15%).
  • Maintain appropriate paperwork and prepare reports as needed. Aid in the set-up for meetings, dances, athletics and activities, and install or repair miscellaneous items that may be used in schools, such as weather stations, athletic equipment, and industrial arts equipment. Conduct and attend in-service programs. Must have the ability to adjust to change and handle other essential tasks as assigned (10%).


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Formal certified training in HVAC, plumbing, refrigeration, and electrical systems is required
  • Three years' experience in HVAC and four years' experience in light commercial and residential HVAC service is preferred
  • Proficiency in troubleshooting and solving complex problems in electrical installations, electronic controls, and electrical codes, heating systems, refrigeration systems, pneumatic controls, and plumbing systems
  • Ability to successfully complete assigned training courses or seminars in HVAC, phone, intercom, energy management, and clock systems
  • 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
  • Ability to maintain good working relations and work habits


  • Must possess a valid driver's license and meet all district requirements for driving school district vehicles
  • City of Omaha Grade III Stationary Engineer license is required OR will be acquired within 13 months of assignment. Failure to acquire this license will result in a transfer to a custodial position or termination if employee is unwilling to accept the transfer.
  • NE State Pool Operators License is required OR will be acquired within 6 months of assignment. Failure to acquire this license will result in a transfer to a custodial position or termination if employee is unwilling to accept the transfer.
  • CFC and HCFC certification is preferred

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.

Job Details

Date Posted September 14, 2017
Date Closes October 14, 2017
Address Millard Public Schools
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Facilities
Function Mechanical Engineer
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $20.37
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Hours 40+ hours per week; Must be able to work overtime as needed
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 17-2141.00 Mechanical Engineers
Zipcode 68137
Name Angela Freeman
Phone 4023507241

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Vision
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Wellness Program

This job requires the following skills

  • Building / Employee Security
  • Customer Service
  • Facilities Management
  • Boiler Installation / Maintenance
  • Building Automation and Energy Management Systems
  • Communications Electrical
  • Concrete Repair
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical Wiring
  • Energy Management
  • HVAC Fabrication and Installation
  • HVAC Repair and Maintenance
  • HVAC System Designing
  • Industrial Electrical
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Plumbing
  • Power Systems - Electrical
  • Stationary Engineering
  • School - Maintenance
  • Computer Usage
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • And More ...