Aug 26, 2022

Maintenance Mechanic

  • TrulyHired
  • Sioux City, IA, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description


Maintains and repairs property of the school district. Responds to emergency calls as needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Installs and maintains recreation, playground, sports, and other equipment such as bleachers and auditorium seating, fences, and other items related to district facilities. Cleans and prepares athletic fields and equipment for events. Applies stripes to fields and athletic event area.

Operates cutting torches and welders to fabricate, install or repair steel handrails, gates, and other meal items.

Sets up and repairs portable classrooms. Installs and repairs lockers, signage, and other building fixtures. Sets forms for concrete, pours, and helps finish concrete surfaces.

Erects, inspects, and uses scaffolding, ladders, hydraulic lifts, and booms.

Maintains small equipment such as tractors, skid loaders, backhoes, mowers, snowblowers, small engines, sand and salt spreaders, and other equipment used to maintain grounds and property.

May be responsible for: Cuts grass and trims weeds on school property and athletic fields. Plants grass, flowers, trees, and shrubs. Prunes shrubs and trees to shape and improve growth or remove damaged leaves, branches, or twigs. Sprays lawns, shrubs, and trees with fertilizer, herbicides, and insecticides. Repairs sprinkler systems. New landscaping projects.

Operates skid loader, backhoe, dump trucks, and tractors. Drives trucks and loads, and hauls landscape materials and trash.

Performs general repairs of parking lots and sidewalks, roofing, and buildings. Fills and grades existing and new yards, embankments, and athletic fields. Removes old concrete and asphalt.

Operates snow removal equipment to maintain parking lots, sidewalks, driveways, and playgrounds.

Moves furniture and equipment within and between buildings.

Reads, understands, and complies with appropriate MSDS, confined space, and lockout/tagout information.

Provides general custodial support when necessary.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess the following licenses: Class A CDL, pesticide application license, forklift license, and backflow license may be required. The appropriate asbestos license may be required and assigned by the Director or designee.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as blueprints, rough sketches, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Must be able to use the computer, process work orders and time tracking, and enter accounting information. Able to retrieve and print information from various computer programs when needed.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, sit, crawl, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to smell. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


Will perform other duties as may be assigned by the superintendent or designee, necessary and appropriate to the achievement of the program and/or District goals and objectives.

The Sioux City Community School District offers career and technical programs in the following areas: Business & Marketing, Family & Consumer Science, Health Science, and Industrial Arts, Technology, & PLTW.

The Sioux City Community School District is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information (for employment), national origin, religion, age (for employment), disability, socioeconomic status (for programs), marital status (for programs), or veteran status (for employment) in its educational programs and its employment practices. The District is required by Title IX and 34 CFR Part 106 not to discriminate on the basis of sex in its programs, activities, or employment.

Inquiries or grievances under Section 504 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act may be directed to Dr. Dora Jung, Director of Student Services & Equity Education/Title IX Coordinator at 627 4th Street, Sioux City, IA 51101, (712) 279-6075, [email protected] Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations to the District may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, the Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education, or both. Please see District Board policies 103 and 504.4 for additional information on available grievance procedures.

  • Position Type:Full-time
  • Positions Available:1
Job Categories :Career Education > Industrial Mechanics
Support Staff > Custodian
Support Staff > Maintenance
Equal Opportunity Employer

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Job Requirements

  • No experience required

Contact Information

  • Stefanie Verros
  • 627 4th Street
  • Sioux City,Iowa 51101
  • Phone: 712-279-6667
  • Email: click here

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