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Shift Engineer - Senior High Schools

Omaha Public Schools Omaha, NE
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Position Title:  Shift Engineer - Senior High Schools


Location:  Central High School, 124 N 20th St, Omaha, NE 68102


Reports To: Building Principal


Work Schedule/FLSA Status: 261 Duty Days/ Non- Exempt.  Tuesday - Saturday  5:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


Salary Schedule: This is a full-time negotiated position. Sal plan: Based on negotiated agreement.



Position Statement:  The Shift Engineer - Senior High Schools position will be responsible for the general care and upkeep of the building(s), grounds and equipment in support of school programs assuring facility and grounds are well maintained and safe. The Shift Engineer - Senior High Schools will provide guidance and direction as approved by the building administrator and/or Supervisor of Operations; work along side custodial employees for maximum productivity; assist in establishing a productive work environment; consistently complete routine tasks, follow safety procedures, correctly diagnose and address problems in a timely manner while anticipating supply and equipment needs.



  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • City of Omaha Third Grade Stationary Plant Operator's License, required.
  • Demonstrated organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills required to achieve the goals of the position.
  • Knowledgeable in HVAC equipment operation, housekeeping cleaning procedures and custodial equipment.

  • Must have above average communication and inter-personal skills, high level of self motivation and superior organization skills.

  • Must communicate (written and verbal) at a superior level and be trustworthy with confidential information.

  • Must have predictable and above average attendance.

  • Must have the ability to review work orders.

  • Under the direction of the building administrator, demonstrate the ability to assign tasks to employees and verify the quality of work performed.

  • The employee is regularly required to climb, kneel, stoop, walk and engage in heavy physical activities including exerting force equal to lifting a minimum of fifty (50) pounds in performance of job-related tasks          

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to demonstrate skilled and accurate physical actions involving rapid movements and coordinated performance, on or with equipment with a high degree of manual dexterity in the use of hand instruments or tools.




Below is a list of major responsibilities but job is not limited to:

  • Maintain accurate preventative maintenance records including: routine maintenance information i.e. record of dates for changing filters, belts, oil/lubrications schedule pool maintenance records etc. Maintain detailed and updated instructions for trouble shooting problems unique to the mechanical operations of the building.

  • Maintains complete an correct work records and preserves confidentiality with personnel matters

  • Consistently anticipates supply and equipment needs, assuring that the necessary materials are available and in good condition when needed.

  • Operates HVAC equipment for environmental comfort according to established guidelines and directives, and performs all operator inspections and maintains operator log sheets.

  • Assists in inspection of the facility and adjacent grounds for security, vandalism, safety hazards, and housekeeping and makes reports to the appropriate personnel.

  • Establishes the facility cleaning schedules and performs housekeeping cleaning using approved housekeeping methods and acceptable standards.

  • Monitors inventory of supplies and equipment in facility and ensure they are used according to manufacturerâ??s directions.   Also, ensure tools and equipment is clean and in good condition.

  • Report all emergency situation and problems, maintenance, and safety concerns to appropriate personnel; take appropriate action to ensure adherence to established guidelines and established procedures in the handling of problems and emergencies.

  • Under the direction of the building administrator, assist in coaching and counseling with the housekeeping supervisors and serve as the lead in assigning custodial staff assigned to the facility in maintaining housekeeping of the facility and adjacent grounds.

  • Develop and maintain courteous customer service with students, administrators, and staff including prompt attention to issues and concerns.

  • Performs all other tasks and duties as assigned.


* NOTE: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.



Date Posted July 10, 2024
Requisition 10604
Located In Omaha, NE
Salary Comment Based on negotiated agreement. / Per Hour
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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