Maintenance Technician II

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Under general supervision, performs non-routine, complex maintenance and repairs on library system buildings, grounds and equipment.  Performs preventive maintenance and repairs on the library building heating and air conditioning systems, including troubleshooting low and high voltage A/C controls, disassembling, inspecting, overhauling and reassembling of compressors and related systems.  Services and repairs refrigeration equipment, ice makers, refrigerated drinking fountains; boilers and electric furnaces; electrical appliances; plumbing pipes and fixtures including gas pipes.  Troubleshoots and repairs electrical problems, removes and adds wiring, circuit boxes, new circuits, controls, switches, plugs and other electrical fixtures and features with voltages ranging from 110 to 480.

About the Metropolitan Library System: 

Governed by a 27-member appointed Library Commission, this large, diverse system of urban, suburban and rural libraries consisting of 14 full service libraries and four community libraries, serves 750,000 Oklahoma County residents. In 2016, MLS welcomed 2.9 million visitors and circulated 5.7 million items. With its vast array of programs, services and events, the Library promotes flexibility and change as it reaches out to the many communities throughout the County. The Friends of the Library raise funds, volunteer, and advocate for the Library and the Library Endowment Trust provides an excellent opportunity for contributions to be invested on a permanent basis.

This position will be assigned to the Maintenance Department located at the Library Service Center, 300 NE 50th, Oklahoma City, OK 73105.

About The Oklahoma City Metro Area: 

Residents and visitors of the Oklahoma City metro experience an energetic atmosphere which is even stronger with recent revitalization efforts. The metro is part of a spirited urban renaissance which includes the Bricktown Entertainment District, Film Row, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, and the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum. Dubbed “Loud City,” sports fans cheer on the NBA basketball team, the Oklahoma City Thunder, and its developmental league team, the Oklahoma City Blue. Baseball and soccer fans enjoy the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Triple A baseball team, the Oklahoma City Dodgers, and the new United Soccer League team, OKC Energy FC. Families enjoy a wide range of events throughout the year including Olympic Rowing, Kayaking and Canoeing in the Boathouse District on the Oklahoma River, the Red Earth Festival, deadCENTER Film Festival, the Festival of the Arts, and the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon.

Oklahoma City has been ranked one of the “Top 10 Places to Live” and one of the “10 Best Cities for Job Seekers.” It has been ranked #1 of the “Top Budget-Friendly Metros,” #2 of the “Ten Best Cities to Raise a Family,” and #4 of the “Top 15 Aspirational Cities.” Fast Company magazine ranked Oklahoma City #8 in “American’s Top Cities for Employee Satisfaction,” Business Insider ranks Oklahoma City as one of the “Top 35 Best Cities for People Under 35,” and Forbes magazine has recognized Oklahoma City as one of the best cities for good jobs, one of the fastest growing cities, and #9 of the Happiest Cities for Job-Seeking College Grads.


Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Two or more years of progressively responsible related experience
  • Or, any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job

Licenses and Certifications:

   Required at time of employment:

  • Valid Oklahoma Drivers License
  • Oklahoma HVAC Mechanical Journeyman License
  • Must have EPA, CFC (chlorofluorocarbons) Universal certification

   Required within 60 days following employment:

  • OSHA approved Forklift Operator’s Certification


  • Oklahoma Boiler Operator License

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Principles and practices of building maintenance and repair
  • Principles and practices of carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, and electrical system maintenance and repair
  • Operation and use of all assigned equipment utilized in the performance of the essential functions of the position
Salary and Benefits: 

$19.54 hourly.  This is a full-time position working 40 hours a week.  Primary shifts are Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm.  Selected candidate will be required to be on call and work off hours during inclement weather.*

*Hours are subject to change in accordance with the needs of the department.

Full time benefits:

  • Health benefits that include medical, dental and prescription coverage
  • Vision coverage paid in full
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Vacation Leave @ 8 hours per month
  • Sick leave @ 8 hours per month
  • Eleven paid holidays (subject to date of hire)
  • Defined Contribution Retirement Plan
  • Voluntary Deferred Compensation Retirement Plan
  • Scholarship reimbursement opportunities
  • Life and AD&D Insurance paid in full
  • Voluntary dependent life insurance
  • Long Term care paid in full
  • Voluntary Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability paid in full


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