Facilities Specialist

Vernon Hills, IL 60069

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Technician Job Number: Dj52697896 Compensation: $73000-75000 / year

Job Description

Title: Facilities Specialist 

Location: Vernon Hills, IL 

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Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary: 
The Facilities Specialist will have responsibility for overseeing the preventative and daily maintenance of the facility. Identify routine maintenance and repairs for the building regarding heating & cooling systems, electrical systems, plumbing, roofing, structural repair, generator, landscaping, and office equipment.  

Job Duties:
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the facility. 
  • Vendor management for all maintenance contracts and sourcing 
  • Liaison with General Contractors any building construction.  
  • Maintain a schedule of all routine maintenance tasks.
  • Obtain bids and proposals for office/warehouse equipment, furniture, building materials, and other miscellaneous materials and services. 
  • Assist in negotiations and vendor selection for various equipment/office purchases.
  • Coordinate vendor contracts for lawn care, heating & cooling systems, professional cleaning, office equipment, snow removal, generator, electrical, etc. Continually take contracts out to bid to ensure cost-effective services. 
  • Coordinate office moves and changes with various departments.
  • Maintain adequate supplies for the building operations. 
  • Manage sprinkler testing and keep facilities up to fire department code. 
  • Conducts routine facility inspections. 
  • Maintain/Track/update Certificates of Insurance for all vendors.
  • Coordinate maintenance and care of pond and atrium. 
  • Make recommendations for improvements.
  • Rent equipment for events and set up.

  • High school education or equivalent. 
  • Prior building maintenance experience a must. 
  • Operational knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, RTUs, building automation control systems and other miscellaneous mechanical and electrical systems
  • Must possess strong organizational skills, as well as oral and written skills.
  • Knowledge of office procedures and practices.  
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 
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