Maintenance Technician

$14.00 - $15.00 hourly
  • Pacific Garden Mission
  • 1458 South Canal Street, Chicago, IL, USA
  • Feb 18, 2021
Full time Facilities Nonprofit-Christian Ministry

Job Description


  • Conduct all business in accordance with Pacific Garden Mission policies and procedures, state and Federal Laws, e.g., OSHA, ADA.
  • Conduct building walk-downs daily and replace all burned out bulbs from hallways and stairwells and batteries in emergency lighting as needed.
  • Maintain awareness of proper safety precautions at all times.
  • Maintain curb appeal of the property at all times.
  • Complete assigned work orders according to company guidelines.
  • Constantly observe condition of the property and immediately report and/or initiate action to correct unsafe conditions.


  • Perform plumbing work, such as clearing stoppages, replacing fittings, etc.
  • Replace broken glass, tile, carpet, screens, garbage disposals, fixtures, appliances, blinds, locks, etc.
  • Paint interior and exterior.
  • Perform carpentry work such as fitting doors, freeing windows, replacing and building shelves, stripping and waxing floors.
  • Assist in grounds work when necessary.
  • Perform limited extermination services when required.
  • Participate in a standby emergency schedule for evening, weekend, and holiday coverage.
  • Responsible for stock control and utilization of maintenance materials.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance on all equipment based on the manufacturer’s recommendations and operating manuals.
  • Periodically inspect all buildings and common areas performing repairs and janitorial assistance as needed.
  • Have knowledge regarding water and gas cutoffs, all area and fixture cutoffs and sewer cleanouts.
  • Make sure that all repairs and services are completed correctly and on a timely manner.
  • Report all major repairs and requisitions to Facilities Manager.
  • Remove and transfer heavy appliances and equipment from storage area to appropriate areas as necessary.
  • Perform work area clean up and safety related duties.
  • Be familiar with building safety procedures, as well as fire evacuation and hazardous weather plans, and execute procedures and plans as needed.
  • Assist residents and volunteers in evacuation drills and emergency situations in the facility.
  • Additional tasks and responsibilities as assigned.