Building Maintenance Worker

Chicago, IL

We are an industrial company in Chicago currently seeking an energetic and highly motivated individual to join our team as a custodian. The ideal person is willing to take on non-routine responsibilities as our needs arise. The custondian will be responsible for cleaning and sanitizing shop areas, bathrooms, hallways, offices, dining room and public areas. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a growth oriented company.

Essential Job Functions and Key Responsibilities:

  • Performs work according to standard procedure and by building’s operational schedule
  • Follows all applicable safety rules and procedures.
  • Cleans shop, hallways, restrooms, locker rooms, offices, stairways, mezzanine and windows.
  • Performs garden/yard upkeep by mowing lawn, collecting trash, watering plants, etc.
  • Clears snow from entrances and walkways.
  • Reports any maintenance or other problems found to shop manager.
  • Sets up and tears down chairs, tables and equipment in meeting rooms, and function rooms
  • Inventories janitorial supplies weekly and gives inventory to office manager for necessary reordering.
  • Collaborates with workers and other professionals when requested
  • Assists Shop Manager as needed.
  • Minor preventative maintenance on shop industrial machines.
  • Minor carpentry, electrical, mechanical and plumbing repairs.
  • Install appliances and equipment
  • Inspect and troubleshoot equipment and systems (e.g. ventilation)
  • Scheduled preventive maintenance duties on machines, tools, and appliance

Candidate Job Requirements:

  • Prior experience working as a custodian and has a hands on maintenance background.
  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Highly organized, self-motivated and safety focused.
  • Timely response to requests.
  • Displays a positive attitude.
  • Good communication and people skills.
  • Good attendance and safety record.
  • Physically capable of lifting and moving objects if needed up to 50 lbs.

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