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Maintenance Assistant

Date: Jan 12, 2020

Requisition ID: 67846

Ministry:  PLC Senior Services

Location: PLC Fox Knoll

Location Address:
421 North Lake Street, Aurora, IL  60506-4180 United States (US)



Department: 10161070 Environmental Services FOX 

Daily Hours: 8
Standard Hours: 40
Employment Status: Full-time 
Employment Type: Regular 
Shift: Day



The Maintenance Assistant assists with the preventative and general maintenance of the facility, including the building, equipment and the grounds.



  • Maintains and repairs equipment and building systems, electrical, plumbing, painting etc. Performs routine building maintenance in a safe manner.
  • Performs grounds keeping work, including mowing and watering lawns, pruning trees, trimming hedges, plowing snow, cleaning flower beds and picking up outside trash.
  • Troubleshoots facility malfunctions and failures and helps to make necessary repairs. Performs the preventative maintenance service for equipment on a regular basis and retains service records.
  • Assists in room moves and moving furniture. Assists housekeeping with cleaning floors.
  • Accepts responsibility in the absence of the Director of Maintenance.
  • Mixes chemicals safely and properly and understands Manufacturer’s Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). Removes infectious waste from the facility as directed.
  • Other duties may be assigned.




Education and/or Experience                                                              

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Previous maintenance experience preferred.

Application submittal is acknowledgement that pre-employment screening will be conducted on all potential hires post-offer. Applicants are entitled to a copy of the background check report and have the right to challenge its accuracy and completeness. If the applicant is covered by the Illinois Health Care Worker Background Check Act, and the applicant’s record indicates a conviction, he or she may request a waiver from the Illinois Department of Public Health.


Business Unit: PLC Senior Services
Department Name: Environmental Services FOX

Job Function: Support Services 

Job Segment: Housekeeping, Electrical, Public Health, Facilities, Healthcare, Engineering, Operations