The Maintenance Engineer oversees and handles all electrical, mechanical and plumbing repairs; works in conjunction with the Supervisor – Facilities (Hay Campus) and outside regulating Agency inspectors; responsible for correcting any aspects of maintenance that are cited by inspection.
This is a full-time position, Monday-Friday, 40hrs per week.
Mercy Home for Boys and Girls is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Insure all equipment is in working order.
Perform preventative maintenance on equipment and property.
Perform electric, plumbing and other repairs and use outside services when necessary.
Attain competitive bids according to Agency policy for outside services or purchases, and make recommendations to Director- Facilities & Property.
Oversee construction projects.
Order and/or purchase building supplies.
In the absence of the Director- Facilities & Property and the Supervisor-Facilities, make daily work assignments for staff maintenance personnel, including electrical, mechanical and plumbing repairs.
Review and implement all mechanical specifications and operational manuals to make certain they are up to date and applicable to Agency machinery.
Trade school diploma (preferred) or a High school diploma (or GED).
At least 3-5 years of experience in the maintenance field required.
Overall understanding of electricity, heating/cooling systems, ventilation, and plumbing.
Experience with HVAC systems and appliance repairs.
Basic knowledge of safety codes and regulations.
A valid driver’s license, ability to drive a truck and car.
Ability to work both independently and as an active team member.
Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills.
Maturity and sensitivity to cultural and individual differences.
Ability to maintain professional demeanor while exercising judgment and discretion in work.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
Ability to climb and descend stairs and ladders.
Ability to work while standing on a ladder.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with variables.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence.
Regular and predictable attendance.
Commitment to the mission, values, and goals of the Agency.