The Maintenance Assistant is responsible for performing general maintenance at the YMCA to keep all facilities, grounds, and equipment in safe working order. The Maintenance Assistant will work closely with the Building Engineer and Maintenance Technicians at the assigned location to provide routine/emergency maintenance.
Inspect and test equipment and machinery to diagnose malfunctions and detect problems
Perform routine and preventative maintenance such as inspecting motors, belts, replacing filters, checking fluid levels and maintaining proper pool chemical levels
Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them by referencing repair manuals or parts catalogs as necessary
Keep records of work assignments
Maintain inventory of custodial supplies
Maintain proper storage and security conditions of chemical cleaners, equipment and other inventory
Perform other duties assigned.
Qualifications & Requirements
Must have a High School Diploma plus specialized training, 6+ months maintenance experience.
Must be able to read, understand and convey equipment operating instructions.
Trade experience and knowledge highly preferred
Ability to learn and operate underlying computerized components
Child Abuse Prevention:
Supports the YMCA's commitment to child abuse prevention by:
Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor
Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children
Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor
Completing all child abuse prevention training as required
Perks of being a YMCA employee:
Free YMCA membership for you and your family
Comprehensive benefit package including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short term & long term disability insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Paid time off that grows with years of service, paid holidays & floating holidays
Be part of our mission and make a difference in our communities!
The mission of the YMCA of Metro Chicago is to develop strong children, families, and communities across Metropolitan Chicago through academic readiness, character development, violence prevention, fitness, and healthy living.
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