Maintenance Technician

Abbott Park, IL 60064

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Other Professional Job Number: MC548094410 Compensation: $35.00 / hour

Job Description

Title:  Maintenance Mechanic
Location:  North Chicago, IL
Hire Type:  Contract-to-Hire, Onsite
Target Pay Rate:  $35/hour

Sterling has helped build careers for thousands of professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

As a contract employee of Sterling, you are eligible to receive a Full Employee Benefits Package that includes paid time off, paid holidays, 3 medical plans to choose from, dental & vision plans, 401(k), and an Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP) plan.

Job Summary: 
The Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing power generation equipment within a large manufacturing facility.

Job Duties:
  • Operate steam boilers and ancillary equipment according to local and state standards.
  • Inspect, troubleshoot, and repair steam boilers and ancillary equipment, including compressors, generators, and pumps.
  • Provide coverage as a Stationary Engineer when needed at the facility.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on steam boilers and ancillary equipment.
  • Troubleshoot equipment and systems, including pneumatic and plumbing problems related to boilers.
  • Organize and maintain equipment, department spare parts inventory, and supplies inventories.
  • Maintain daily logs, equipment documentation, PM documentation, work orders, pass downs, and time sheets.
  • Assist plant maintenance as required.
  • Inspect, maintain, and repair all boiler and related equipment to reduce waste and maintain efficiency.
  • Perform other duties and jobs as assigned.

  • High School Diploma; some college or certification preferred.
  • Licensed Stationary Engineer.
  • 5+ years of experience as a maintenance mechanic for a large facility.
  • Attention to detail, flexibility, job knowledge, productivity.
  • Must be a self-starter and possess strong mechanical skills.

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


Meet Your Recruiter

Mike Schmitz
Technical Recruiter

Mike Schmitz is an esteemed Recruiting Team Leader specializing in the Life Sciences Division. With an impressive tenure of over 12 years at Sterling and a remarkable 16-year career in the recruiting arena, Mike has cemented his reputation as a trailblazer in talent acquisition.

As a Recruiting Team Leader, Mike's understanding of the intricacies within the Life Sciences Division is unparalleled. His expertise positions him as a strategic partner in bridging the gap between talented professionals and opportunities that align with their aspirations.

With a career spanning 16 years, Mike's journey in the recruitment landscape has been defined by his dedication to facilitating more fulfilling careers for skilled professionals. His ability to understand everyone’s unique strengths and match them with roles that foster growth and satisfaction marks him as a true advocate for professional development.

Mike's advice to candidates reflects his commitment to helping them excel: approach every job interview with positivity and authenticity. He firmly believes that a positive attitude and an engaging personality are pivotal in creating lasting impressions. Mike emphasizes that while technical qualifications are crucial, the ability to connect with interviewers and present oneself effectively is equally valuable to prospective employers.

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