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Maintenance Technician

Freeport, IL 61032

Posted: 05/12/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Number: ED116779511 Pay Rate: $16-18 / hour

Job Description

Maintenance Technician


Furst-to-Hire opportunity for a Maintenance Technician to work for a local city housing organization.   The Maintenance Technician is a full-time position, requiring building maintenance experience. There will be interaction with residents, so the qualified candidate must possess excellent communication skills and demonstrate a patient and respectful demeanor.   


Hours: 7:30am to 4pm, Mon-Fri.

Pay: $16-$18/hour


Maintenance Technician Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the preventative maintenance and repairs to plumbing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment, pumps, electrical systems, and minor building/unit problems
  • Repair or replace doors, locks, ranges, refrigerators, fences, and concrete/asphalt surfaces
  • Unclog drains and sewers
  • Replace lighting fixtures and burned-out bulbs
  • Clean, paint and repair (make-ready) unoccupied units (cleaning; drywall repairs/installation; floor care and ceramic/vinyl tile repairs; caulking; door repairs; door locks)
  • Exterior/grounds work as assigned
  • Complete work order written documentation and inventory control


Maintenance Technician Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma, or equivalent
  • Three years of maintenance, mechanical and/or customer service experience preferred
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, deal tactfully with the public, and retain proprietary information as confidential
  • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly in person, and by phone
  • Ability to prepare and read work orders, computer generated products, and forms
  • May be required to perform on-call, emergency maintenance, which can include working after hours, weekends, and holidays
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds


If you have the experience and knowledge needed for the Maintenance Technician position, please apply here, or contact Emily at 815-656-4490


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