Maintenance Technician

Chicago, IL
$20 - $25 an hour - Full-time

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  • $20 - $25 an hour

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekends as needed
  • Monday to Friday


Chicago, IL

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Full job description


  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and a dependable vehicle.
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic skills such as measurement, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in order to do basic calculations and analysis such as estimating, determining averages and percentages, and totals.
  • Ability to occasionally operate general office equipment such as, but not limited to, personal computer, telephone, photo coping machine, facsimile machine and postag machine.
  • Ability to frequently transport up to 60 pounds at variable distances, the mobility and flexibility to use required equipment, access and work in restricted spaces or at heights in excess of 8-9 feet.
  • Ability to effectively accomplish diverse skilled work in the repair and maintenance of district appliances and facilities.
  • Effectiveness in prioritizing assigned duties and evaluating the work of personnel.
  • Outstanding skills foroffering training and leadership to staff for them to be able to successfully carry out diverse duties associated with the building trades.
  • Ability to interpret, illustrate, and apply regulation codes and rules.
  • Ability to carry out operat ions safely and efficiently; utilize diverse assigned appliances and tools.
  • Outstanding ability to interpret sketches, blueprints, shop drawings, and work orders to other personnel.
  • Ability to frequently stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and climb (stairs, ladders, etc.).


  • A lead maintenance technician programs and organizes a team of technicians actively involved in various craft specialties.
  • His/her job description entails instructing and offering guidance and directives while being involved in one or more of the skilled activities.
  • Lead maintenance technicians have the role of keeping the property at their designated area of operation in good condition and ensuring a secured and appealing living condition for all staff, visitors and residents.
  • Since they usually have direct contact with occupants, their possession of exceptional customer service abilities is as significant as their having extensive technical knowledge.
  • As a leader of the technical maintenance unit, the individual’s responsibility will involve guaranteeing that the apartment components and other property appliances at his/her designated area are in excellent working condition.
  • This work will also involve maintenance of electrical appliances and outlets, plumbing, heating units, air-conditioning, locks, and wood works.
  • Give support to supervisors with regards to accomplishing tasks while referring uncommon personnel or technical issues to the supervisor.
  • Offer suggestions for performance evaluation; oversee the duties of designated crew members.
  • Carry out diverse skilled activities involving the repair and maintenance of equipment and facilities; designate and monitor the work of personnel in order to achieve the completion of diverse tasks in relation to building and construction.
  • Fabricate, construct, and repair district appliances and facilities, such as metal and wood structures, furniture, and equipment facilities.
  • Arrange exterior parts for varnishing and painting and apply surface cover ups as necessary.
  • Carry out diverse heating, plumbing, and refrigeration related tasks.
  • Assemble, cut, thread, and lay pipes while also offering assistance in the repair, installation, maintenance, and purchase of various heating, plumbing, and air-conditioning fixtures.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.00 - $25.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed


  • HVAC Maintenance: 3 years (Required)
  • Plumbing Work: 3 years (Required)
  • Operate general Office Equipment: 2 years (Required)
  • Maintenance electrical appliances: 2 years (Required)
  • Woodwork: 2 years (Required)


  • Driving Licence (Required)

Work Location: In person

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