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General Systems Engineer w/Universal Certification

Westside Community Schools Omaha, NE

Job Description

Westside Community Schools
Building Services Job Description

POSITION:                WHS Engineer-Maintenance w/Universal Certificate, Cat 4A
                                  Full-Time – 12 months per year
                                  Approx. Shift Time:  Tuesday – Saturday, 6:30 AM – 3:00 PM

SUPERVISOR:        WHS Building Manager


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to climb ladders to a distance of 30 feet or more
  • Ability to lift and carry 70 lbs to a distance of 50 feet or more
  • City of Omaha Third Degree Engineer’s License 
  • Universal A/C certificate
  • Five years building maintenance experience
  • Five years experience with heat pump operations & repair
  • Ability to perform skilled tasks in the repair & maintenance of building fixtures, furniture, mechanical devices, mechanical systems, A/C systems, refrigeration systems, electrical distribution systems, lighting systems, flooring, etc., and ability to operate EMS at a high level
  • Physically able to perform tasks under working conditions which require walking, standing, lifting, carrying, and bending over for long periods of time
  • Ability to work with or without supervision, follow directions, operate work order system, etc.
  • Must be flexible, and willing to adjust quickly to the changing demands of a busy rural/urban school district
  • Must work well with the public, staff, students, supervisors, etc.


  • Security of the building: locking/unlocking, arming/disarming access controls
  • Mechanical systems operation repair and preventative maintenance, including but not limited to: boilers, chemical water treatment, chillers, package A/C units, water heaters, pumps, tanks, filters, traps, thermostats & related piping, lighting fixture repair and installation, electrical repairs, plumbing repairs, and installation or modification for all of the above
  • Energy management system (EMS) operation and programming
  • Setup/takedown of various school activities, etc.
  • Responsible for the overall cleanliness, appearance, and maintenance of assigned work areas
  • Snow removal as needed
  • All other duties as assigned

Application Process: Online

Westside Community Schools is an EEO employer

Job Details

Date Posted June 14, 2018
Date Closes July 14, 2018
Address Westside Community Schools
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Hours 40 hours per week
Start Date Immediately
SOC Category 49-9042.00 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
Zipcode 68114

This job offers the following benefits

  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Pension Plan
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Vision
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Wellness Program
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Building / Employee Security
  • Building Code Expertise
  • Commercial Construction
  • Handyman
  • HVAC Fabrication and Installation
  • HVAC Repair and Maintenance
  • HVAC System Designing
  • Industrial Electrical
  • Lawn Sprinkler Installation / Maintenance
  • Mixed Use Property Construction
  • OSHA Specialist
  • Plumbing
  • Excellent Communications
  • Problem Resolution
  • Other - Engineering
  • Office Machine Repairs
  • Utility - Management
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Pension Plan
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • And More ...