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Maintenance Repair Technician

Date Posted:  May 11, 2022
Requisition ID:  353989
Location: 

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

 

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

 

At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.

 

Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.

 

About the Indiana School for the Blind & Visually Impaired (ISBVI):

 

The School for the Blind is nationally and internationally recognized for its excellence and best practices in educating children and young adults who are blind or have low vision. The school is a critical resource for Indiana’s children who are blind or have low vision and the teachers, parents, and caregivers who work with them. Every year, we educate hundreds of children and young adults ranging from 3 to 22 years old and living in all parts of Indiana, many of whom, due to severe or multiple disabilities, other schools in the state have difficulty serving or cannot serve.

 

Role Overview:

 

The Maintenance Repair Technician provides preventative maintenance and repairs to equipment, machinery, buildings, and grounds.  This may include carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, and electrical repairs.  Certification is not required, but you will need to demonstrate a working knowledge of, ability to use skills in, the maintenance areas.  Since you will use state-owned vehicles, you must have a CDL or be willing to obtain one withing 90 days of employment.

 

A Day in the Life:

 

The essential functions of this roles are as follows:

  • Make routine carpentry, plumbing and electrical repairs.
  • Check heating, air conditioning, kitchen, laundry and maintenance equipment for efficiency and makes necessary repairs.
  • Install curtain rods, toilet paper and toothbrush holders, tile, screens, window glass, doors, wiring and conduits, plumbing fixtures and other varied items.
  • Check and repair electrical appliances, motors, pumps, fire alarm systems, thermostats, door bells and buzzers.
  • Repair locks, makes keys and provides secure facility and property.
  • Assist a skilled trades person on major projects.

 

The job profile is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. 

What You'll Need for Success:

 

You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • Must possess a valid commercial driver's license (CDL) or must obtain within 90 days of employment.
  • Working knowledge of, and ability to use skills in, carpentry, masonry, plumbing and electrical repairs. 
  • Ability to read and follow instructions and to handle simple mathematical problems per the aforementioned duties.
  • Ability to determine malfunctions of electrical and mechanical equipment and make simple repairs.
  • Ability to read blueprints and understand schematics.
  • Ability to set tile, finish concrete and plaster and to do tuck pointing.
  • Be willing to travel with reasonable accommodation. 
  • Ability to use a wide variety of hand and power tools.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

 

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

 

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans;
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards);
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution; 
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities;
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match; 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options; 
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave; 
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave;
    • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off; 
    • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years; 
  • Education Reimbursement Program;
  • Group life insurance; 
  • Referral Bonus program;
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits; 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program; 
  • Free Parking for most positions;
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access;

 

 

Salary:

 

This position traditionally starts at 25,766 - $28,342 and may be commensurate with education, training/certifications, and/or experience.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

 

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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