Maintenance Technician

West Chicago, IL 60185

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Technician Job Number: Hd874549131 Compensation: 35.00

Job Description

Title: Maintenance Technician
Location: West Chicago, IL 
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. 
Hire Type: Contract to Hire 
As a contract employee of Sterling Engineering, 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 role is responsible for preforming a variety of duties to maintain, install, troubleshoot, and repair facility equipment according to safety procedures as well as support business objectives of the Company. 
Job Duties:
  •  Completes advanced electrical work orders like 3 phase 480 v through 24 v for process and controls
  • Completes advanced plumbing skills like repairs and installs plumbing fixtures including copper piping
  • Completes advanced carpentry skills like fabricates and finishes wood products
  • Completes advanced painting paint/repair skills like the upkeep of facility appearance including painting and drywall repair, signage installation, replacing lighting throughout and minor ceiling and floor repairs
  • Conducts advanced troubleshooting - diagnose and resolve mechanical, plumbing, office, Argus, HVAC and electrical issues throughout the campus
  • Creates special fixtures or modify existing equipment with the use of grinders, arc welder, etc.
  • Conducts routine PM inspections of facilities; identify issues and promptly report defects or adverse conditions to the Facilities Supervisor
  • Responds to employee/building/facilities inquiries and complaints through work orders, ensuring timely and quality service delivered to staff
  • Maintains and perform repairs on building equipment and auxiliary systems, including boilers, HVAC and Argus units; trouble-shoot issues and help perform routing preventive/scheduled maintenance activities
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals, blueprints, drawings, wiring schematic diagrams, and work orders to perform required maintenance and service; prepare accurate work orders including time spent and materials used
  • Utilizes basic computer skills on applicable systems including inputting air handle schedules and making temperature changes – Argus/ICT 
  • Responds to orders and aids in upkeep of Life Safety Operations (Fire Suppression Systems, Fire Detection Systems)
  • Maintains safe, clean, & well-organized work areas
  • Assists with all additional duties specific to the Facilities Department on site or on call
  • Performs other duties as requested 

  •  Must have a High School Diploma or GED. Post – secondary education preferred (i.e., technical or vocational education)
  • 3 - 5 years’ relevant work experience in the facilities area; knowledge of general mechanical skills and practices; completion of an apprenticeship will be highly considered
  • Demonstrated electric skill of 480 v 3 phase, 24 v control loops, HVAC, PLCs, VFDs, motors, commercial power lighting and distribution
  • Must either have or be able to obtain HVAC – EPA Section 608 Universal Certification and Forklift certification within 6 months of employment
  • Experience with plumbing/pipe fitting PVC, copper, roughing in and installation of faucets and toilets
  • Knowledge of tools to fabricate, finish wood products, upkeep of facility appearance including painting and drywall repair, signage installation, replacing lighting throughout and minor ceiling and floor repairs
  • Understanding or background in Life Safety Operations needed. (Fire Suppression Systems, Fire Detection Systems for the campus)
  • Knowledge of R.O. system and boiler burner management controls
  • Basic math and computer skills
  • Must be able to prioritize work orders based on safety and production needs.
  • Must have strong communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to stand, bend, kneel, climb, walk, for extended periods of time. 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license 
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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