Management & Training Corporation Maintenance Technician in Meridian, Mississippi

Maintenance Technician


Meridian, MississippiReqID: 23009

Tired of working at a JOB; isn't it time you started a CAREER? The East Mississippi Correctional Facility is looking for leaders ready to grow in a career with near limitless opportunities. Our Maintenance Technicians make great money while helping at-risk populations better their lives while strengthening their communities. Our team members enjoy a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid time off programs, a matching 401k, education assistance, and much more.


Position Summary

Reports to the maintenance manager. Responsible for general maintenance and repairs on equipment and buildings, assisting with technical trades such as plumbing, electrical, painting and carpentry in compliance with American Correctional Association (ACA) standards, Management & Training Corporation (MTC), and Mississippi Department of Corrections (MDOC) directives.

Essential Functions

  • Perform maintenance and repair of structures, electrical systems, heating, plumbing, ventilating, air conditioning and drainage systems.

  • Repair or replace faulty or damaged light fixtures, outlets and fuses as directed.

  • Perform minor construction and repair of structural woodwork.

  • Install window shades or coverings, security locks, etc.

  • Perform repair or replacement of plumbing fixtures, washers, seals, etc.

  • Help prepare surfaces for finishing, including painting, as directed.

  • Direct inmates assigned to facility maintenance.

  • Perform preventive maintenance checks of buildings and equipment.

  • Perform routine scheduled checks of air conditioning systems.

  • Perform on-call responsibilities in emergency situations or equipment breakdowns.

  • Provide cleaning, transportation, and moving equipment as needed.

  • Promote the development of positive social skills through modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening when inappropriate behaviors are observed.

  • Maintain accountability of staff, inmates and property; adhere to safety practices.

It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.Education and Experience RequirementsHigh school diploma or equivalent, technical training and general knowledge of repair and maintenance plus three (3) years related experience required. Valid driver's license in the state of Mississippi or Alabama with an acceptable driving record required, unless waived by management. Must successfully complete annual in-service training requirements.

Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran