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Equipment Maintenance Technician II-Child Nutrition Department

Company: Little Rock School District
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:


The job of the Equipment Maintenance Technician II works under general supervision with the specific responsibility of identifying for repair and/or replacement equipment needs. Installing, maintaining, upgrading and recommending systems for institutional food service equipment for all kitchens in the LRSD. Completes work orders and maintains records of all jobs performed. Reports directly to the Director of Child Nutrition.


Schedule 804-Range 110- $35,761 to $62,135 -Twelve (12) month contract (245 days), plus benefits package.

NOTE: Precise placement on the salary range will be determined by experienceFSLA: Non Exempt


  • Minimum of Associate's degree preferred in a related field from a college or university
  • Must have High School diploma or GED.
  • Minimum of three years of successful experience in the maintenance, installation and repair of institutional food service equipment.
  • Must have EPA G08 Certificates Types I, II, III and/or Universal required or be able to obtain within 6 months of employment. Experience in diagnosing & repairing institutional refrigeration units (walk-in/reach-in coolers and freezers and milk boxes).
  • Experience in diagnosing & repairing institutional equipment (ovens, serving lines, mixers, steamers, warmers, slicers, fryers, etc.)
  • Must be physically able to lift heavy loads and stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the job and possess the ability to work in all environmental conditions to perform common functions and duties.
  • Must be computer literate and able to perform all related functions necessary to maintain records and financial accountability.
  • Must have a valid driver's license - no conviction for careless or reckless driving, or DWI in last five (5) years.
  • Must be willing to submit to and pass a drug test and background screening.
  • Applicants should be prepared to show evidence of these qualifications in an initial screening interview. Such alternatives and additions to the above qualifications may be deemed appropriate by the Superintendent. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may require.

  • Determines in cooperation with assigned supervisor, the priorities of equipment maintenance requests and equipment needs. Coordinates with assigned supervisor and/or other trades for the purpose of completing projects and work orders efficiently.
  • Performs general duties: Changes filters in vent outlets and cleans casings; performs preventative maintenance inspections and repairs; prepares reports showing date of inspection, repairs made, and cost of material; maintains complex set of tools; inventories supplies, and notifies supervisor of material needed; cleans and maintains work-area.
  • Diagnoses causes of problems and/or failures in systems repair and/or replacement needs. Repairs Child Nutrition equipment to serviceable condition for efficient operation.
  • Installs and/or moves equipment as required by department for replacement and renovation purposes. Maintains fixed assets log.
  • Procures parts and materials according to district policy and department regulations, and supervisor's instruction.
  • Responsible for startup and shutdown of equipment in a timely manner at the opening and closing of a school year.
  • Adheres to preventive maintenance schedule on major equipment in each operation location within the district.
  • Schedules workload to ensure that equipment is repaired in a timely manner to prevent disruption of normal food service operations. This may include evening and weekend duty. Responds to emergency situations during or after hours.
  • Maintains vehicle, tools and equipment for the purpose of ensuring availability in safe operating condition
  • Participates in meetings, workshops, training seminars, as assigned, for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform job functions
  • Provides training to child nutrition personnel for minor equipment adjustments and maintenance.
  • Complies with safety and sanitation standards for Child Nutrition food service operations.
  • Ensure security of kitchens, equipment and tools. Safeguards against improper use of district-owned equipment, resources, keys and security codes.
  • Maintains shop area; keeping it clean and organized.
  • Works in cooperation with Maintenance & Operation Department in coordination of electrical, plumbing, and construction requirements to meet minimum codes and district requirements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    The following statements of duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of all personnel within this position.

    Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Mental Functions, Physical Requirements, and Working Conditions:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, go up and down stairs, operate forklifts, hand jacks, foot and hand control devices, use a telephone and write. Occasionally the employee must lift and/or move up to forty (40) or more pounds. This position requires accurate perceiving of sound, near and far vision, depth perception, handling and working with educational materials and/or objects, and providing oral information. Must have the ability to work for the duration of the daily contracted time period, and to be physically present and at assigned work, with only infrequent unexcused absences, during the contract year. Additional technical skills, knowledge, and abilities may be recommended by immediate supervisor and approved by the Human Resources Director.

Keywords: Little Rock School District, Little Rock , Equipment Maintenance Technician II-Child Nutrition Department, Professions , Little Rock, Arkansas

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