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2nd Shift Maintenance Mechanic

Elmhurst University
Elmhurst, Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 15, 2024

Job Details

Job Summary

Perform a variety of tasks in the operation, maintenance, and repair of building, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing equipment as well as utility systems, with emphasis on pneumatic and digital controls and refrigeration.

Salary Grade

Essential Functions
  • Perform tasks incidental to, and necessary for, the operation of a central chiller plant and related equipment
  • Maintain and lubricate mechanical equipment
  • Make recommendations to supervisor regarding new equipment while controlling adjustments and repairs
  • Install, repair, and maintain electrical, plumbing, and mechanical systems and their components
  • Demonstrate strong commitment to continuous improvement
  • Support the University’s mission, values, and vision
Other Duties and Responsibilities

Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications
  • Proven knowledge of tools and equipment
  • Mechanical and electrical maintenance experience
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Basic knowledge of operation of steam boilers, hot water boilers, and related equipment
  • Knowledge of pneumatic and digital controls
  • Ability to respond to emergency calls in a reasonable time
  • Willingness to work overtime as needed, including weekends
  • Ability to work well with students, faculty, staff and the general public
Preferred Qualifications

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Employee is subject to both indoor and outdoor environmental conditions (temperatures varying from below 32 degrees to over 90 degrees) for periods of over one hour, subject to hazards such as proximity to moving parts, electrical current, etc., and involves heavy work exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly in order to move objects. Must be able to climb stairs and ladders and lift 50 pounds.

Work Hours

The hours of this position are 2pm – 10:30pm Monday through Friday.
Willingness to work overtime as needed, including weekends.

Posting Date


Closing Date

Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicants

Elmhurst University is a leading four-year institution of higher education that seamlessly blends liberal learning and professional preparation to help students reach their full potential. Founded in 1871, Elmhurst now offers more than 70 undergraduate programs of study, more than 20 graduate and certificate programs in flexible formats, and the Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with differing abilities. Elmhurst University is among the top-ranked colleges and universities in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the University’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst University is an equal opportunity Employer. Elmhurst University prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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