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Maintenance Person

Joliet, IL | Full Time

Job Description

Maintenance Worker
As a Handyman/Maintenance Worker, you will ensure all grounds and equipment are in good working order to maintain a safe, attractive, and enjoyable living and working environment for the individuals we serve.

  • Oversee ongoing preventative maintenance of multiple programs/offices across an assigned region.
  • Plan and schedule work assignments to accomplish workload with available resources and equipment. Coordinate with outside contractors to ensure quality of work delivered. Analyze and resolve complaints pertaining to services, and equipment in area of responsibility.
  • Communicate departmental procedures for maintenance and operation of buildings. Maintain the building and grounds in compliance with Federal, State, and local laws.
  • Repair and maintain kitchen, housekeeping, and other mechanical equipment, including heating and air conditioning units, electrical/plumbing fixtures, painting, and laundry equipment.
  • Draft plans for building needs. Read blueprints and implement work accordingly. Wire buildings for computer networking. Inspect and repair all damages to building surfaces.
  • Plan and direct inventory control program for equipment, parts, and supplies. Oversee the establishment of accounts with material vendors. Order and maintain necessary maintenance supplies.
  • Maintain appliance motors, room exhaust fans, pumps and miscellaneous equipment on a monthly basis or as recommended by the manufacturer.
  • Work with building inspectors, fire marshals, and vendors. Maintain fire alarm system, including smoke and heat detectors, and fire pull. Assist with safety and disaster plans as appropriate.
  • Maintain operational records, data, and monitor and enforce observance of safety regulations.
  • Perform other related duties and activities as required.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • One year related experience
  • Working knowledge and ability to handle all maintenance and electrical equipment
  • Current contractor license as required by state

Why Join Us?

  • Full compensation/benefits package for employees working 30 hours/week.
  • 401(k) with company match.
  • Paid time off and holiday pay.
  • Rewarding, complex work adding value to the organization’s mission alongside a great team of co-workers.
  • Enjoy job security with nationwide career development and advancement opportunities.

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Skills for Maintenance Person

The job skills required for Maintenance Person include Painting, preventative maintenance, Housekeeping etc. Having related job skills and expertise will give you an advantage when applying to be a Maintenance Person. That makes you unique and can impact how much salary you can get paid. Below are job openings related to skills required by Maintenance Person. Select any job title you are interested in and start to search job requirements.

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