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Maintenance Technician

Company: YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

The YMCA team is seeking to hire a full time Maintenance Technician to undertake the responsibility to preserve the good condition and functionality of the facility. You will perform maintenance tasks of great variety such as painting, assist with installations, landscaping etc.

Our Maintenance Technicians are part of an integral team who ensure our members, staff and future leaders have a working, safe, and enjoyable environment. The ideal candidate will be a reliable self starting professional with a practical mind and attention to detail responsible for observing all health and safety guidelines.


* Survey buildings and repair mechanical systems to ensure they are consistent with health and safety standards
* Perform maintenance of electrical systems (replace light bulbs and sockets, clean and repair circuit breaker panels etc.)
* Assist in the setup of ventilation, refrigeration and other systems and conduct repairs when necessary
* Maintain heating and plumbing systems to ensure functionality
* Inspect alarm systems (fire, protection) and schedule repairs when needed
* Perform manual repairs when necessary (fix locks, replace windows etc.)
* Undertake activities of pest control such as spraying insecticide
* Conduct general upkeep procedures (e.g. landscaping) and other tasks as assigned (painting, carpentry etc.)
* Assist in budget preparation and ensure it is followed

Skills / Requirements

* Proven experience as maintenance technician, or minimum 2 years of working experience using hand and power tools
* Continuous learner who leverages opportunities for learning and applies new knowledge and skills.
* Basic understanding of electrical, hydraulic and other systems
* Knowledge of general maintenance processes and methods
* Manual dexterity and problem-solving skills
* Good physical condition and strength with a willingness to work overtime
* High school diploma or equivalent; Certificate in HVAC, building maintenance technology or relevant field will be a plus
* Demonstrates evidence of YMCA Leader competencies in previous experience or practice.
* Meet physical qualifications required as outlined in job description including visual acuity.
* Ability to travel locally in the Chicagoland (city and suburbs) with a valid Driver's License
* Open flexibility as shift schedules will vary to meet facility hours of operations - evenings, and weekends apply

YMCA Vaccine Policy

We're committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted.

Child Abuse Prevention:

Supports the YMCA's commitment to child abuse prevention by:

* Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor
* Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children
* Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor
* Completing all child abuse prevention training as required

Our staff is the Y's greatest asset. Our teams provide valuable skills, knowledge, and passion that is essential to the contribution and positive impact in our communities, which is why we offer Y employees numerous perks and benefits, including:

* Comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees
* Opportunity for eligible employees to participate in the Y's retirement fund
* Be part of a team that is passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable environment for all staff, volunteers, and members
* Do meaningful work and contribute to the advancement of the YMCA vision by meeting the needs of the people in our communities
* Complimentary Adult YMCA membership and an employee discount on select programs
* Career advancement opportunities - grow your career at the Y!

Keywords: YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago, Downers Grove , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Downers Grove, Illinois

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