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Maintenance Technician

Date Posted:  Oct 17, 2021
Requisition ID:  253561

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46240


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. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


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.
Salary Information:
This position normally begins at $25,766.00 annually.


About the Job:

The individual in the Maintenance Repair position provides preventative maintenance and repairs to equipment, machinery, buildings and grounds at a state facility.

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this roles are as follows:

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

The job description 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.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of this role.

What You'll Need for Success:

  • 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;
  • Ability to obtain and hold a valid driver’s license;
  • 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) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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