DownersGroveRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Downers Grove jobs

Building Mechanic- IL- Campus Facilities- 2nd Shift

Company: Midwestern University
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionSummary The Building Mechanic performs routine and extensive preventative maintenance and repair procedures on buildings, mechanical equipment, and utility systems by performing the following duties. The hours of this position are Tuesday- Saturday 3 pm- 11:30 pm.Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs minor and major repair of all buildings and equipment. (Major repairs are performed under the supervision of licensed engineer.)
  • Performs preventive maintenance procedures on building mechanical equipment on a scheduled basis; inspects belts, checks fluid levels, replaces filters, greases bearings, seals, etc.; repairs or replaces broken parts.
  • Completes daily, weekly and monthly checklists on building equipment maintenance procedures and maintains records of scheduled maintenance procedures.
  • Cleans and inspects boiler; treats water with proper chemicals.
  • May operate a computer which controls and monitors mechanical equipment and utility systems.
  • Repairs refrigeration equipment.
  • Assembles and installs valves, pipe fittings, and pipes composed of metals, such as iron, steel, brass and lead, and nonmetals such as glass, vitrified clay, and plastic.
  • Installs and repairs plumbing fixtures such as sinks, commodes, bathtubs, water heaters, hot water tanks, garbage disposal units, dishwashers, and water softeners.
  • Repairs and maintains plumbing by replacing washers in leaky faucets, mending burst pipes, and opening clogged drains.
  • Monitors building temperatures and adjusts as necessary.
  • Responds to emergency maintenance requests as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.Supervisory Responsibilities This job has no supervisory responsibilities.Qualifications 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.Education and/or Experience This individual must have a High School diploma or GED equivalent with EPA Universal Certification or a 1-year certificate from technical school or Associates degree in a related field. The EPA Universal Certification license is strongly desired. 2-4 years of related experience with plumbing and troubleshooting of electrical components that are related to HVAC equipment. Must have a valid drivers license. Computer Skills Outlook and internetLanguage Skills Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from one-on-one and small group situations to clients, customers, and other employees of the organization.Reasoning AbilityAbility 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.Mathematical AbilityAbility to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and color vision.Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock; and exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in this environment is moderately loud.Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race; color; religion; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/). Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.#CB #MidwesternUniversityJobs QualificationsEducationRequired
    • High School or betterExperienceRequired
      • 2-4 years of related experience with plumbing and troubleshooting of electrical components that are related to HVAC equipment. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Midwestern University, Downers Grove , Building Mechanic- IL- Campus Facilities- 2nd Shift, Engineering , Downers Grove, Illinois

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Illinois jobs by following @recnetIL on Twitter!

Downers Grove RSS job feeds