Maintenance Assistant

Ymca Of Metropolitan Chicago Palatine , IL 60038

Posted 2 weeks ago

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.

Main Responsibilities:

  • 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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