Maintenance Assistant in
Glendale Heights, IL
at Cushman & Wakefield
Cushman Wakefield Multifamily
Location: Glendale Heights, Illinois
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: J3M1HW6LV14TMBV4604
PROPERTY NAME: Monroe
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Perform general building maintenance under close supervision Perform custodial duties, grounds, maintenance, and minor maintenance and repair work Perform general labor work as assigned by the engineers, including loading, unloading, and moving materials and running errands for projects Replace and repair door hardware, locks, and keys Perform interior and exterior painting to include; experience with all types of paint, matching paint type to proper application, surface preparation, including wood, metal and drywall, and minor repair work in wood, metal, and drywall Replace light bulbs/lamps/ballasts and cleaning fixtures Move furniture, modular system break down and set up Perform vacancy clean up and organization Respond quickly to emergency situations and customer service requests as assigned Police landscaping, sidewalks, common area, and parking facilities Perform snow removal/leaf sweeping as needed Comply with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency, and company directives as related to building operations and practice safe work habits Ability to use technology such as; smart phones, tablets, computers, web-based applications, building automation systems, etc. Complete all required C&W Safety Training as scheduled annually. Comply with C&W Uniform Dress Code while working and maintain a neat and clean appearance while on the property at times other than working hours. KEY COMPETENCIES Technical Proficiency Initiative Flexibility Multi-Tasking Sense of Urgency IMPORTANT EDUCATION High School Diploma or GED equivalent Participation in apprentice program or trade school IMPORTANT EXPERIENCE 1+ year of related experience in a commercial property setting preferred ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS Mechanically Inclined May be only maintenance staff member on duty during certain shifts; may be required to work extended periods of time without relief when responding to priority/emergency situations (including overtime type assignments); may require shift work and/or stand-by or on-call duties WORK ENVIRONMENT This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Regularly required to travel outside between properties in varying weather conditions. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must have ability to stoop, stand, climb, frequently lift a minimum of 50 lbs. of equipment (pumps, tools, ladders) and safely install rigging/lifting devices Regularly required to crouch and reach to install/move equipment by bending forward at the waist or by bending legs and spine Involves movement between departments, floors, and properties to facilitate work Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you Ability to read and understand information presented orally and in writing Regularly required to utilize vision abilities, allowing reading of printed material, drawings, and schematics AAP/EEO STATEMENT C&W provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees during employment are treated without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. OTHER DUTIES This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
SKILLS AND ABILITY:
Ability to read and understand documents such as policy manuals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to utilize common sense understanding in order to carry out written, oral or diagrammed instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving several known variables in situations of a routine nature.
High school diploma or equivalent
6 months related experience or training
REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Valid Driver's license
EPA 608 - Minimum Type II preferred (in some states)
(Scope of the person's authority, including a list of jobs that report to this job).
(The physical demands characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).
Ability to sit for extended periods of time, moderate standing, reaching, walking, stooping, and lifting, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and peripheral vision
Ability to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds
(The working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).
While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, outdoor weather conditions; frequently exposed to work in high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles; and occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
It is recommended that the Maintenance Assistant possess the following tools:
Assorted screwdrivers - Phillips & Flat:
Small & Large
Saw-hacksaw and wood saw
Needle nose pliers
Assorted Nut Drivers
6" and 24" levels
Manifold gauge set
Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.
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