Maintenance Mechanic II (FT), OFRNMECHB3FOM

  • College of DuPage
  • Glen Ellyn, IL, USA
  • Sep 16, 2023
Full time Facilities Management

Job Description


Maintenance Mechanic II (FT), OFRNMECHB3FOM

Maintenance Mechanic II (FT), OFRNMECHB3FOM
The College of DuPage is a comprehensive community college located 27 miles west of downtown Chicago, vitally connected to our local area for over 50 years. We prepare students for a lifelong passion for learning on our 273-acre campus which is home to nine associate degrees and a wide variety of professional and technical certificates. Many of these credentials prepare students to seamlessly articulate into the baccalaureate programs of our higher education partner institutions.

College of DuPage is committed to student success and values an inclusive and welcoming community environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce. Our connection to the larger metropolitan area is essential to our success and provides a wealth of diverse cultural and recreational opportunities.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide a comfortable safe environment for students and staff as economically as possible through repair, and preventative maintenance of building heating, ventilation, cooling, mechanical, plumbing and life safety systems.

When on shift, complete rounds of mechanical spaces recording operating conditions, and checking for any problems.Respond to service calls from building occupants analyzing problems and making appropriate repairs.Repair and maintain heating equipment including boilers, steam distribution systems, hydronic heating systems, furnaces, feed pumps, valves, pressure reducing valves, steam traps, and condensate pumps.Repair and maintain cooling equipment including centrifugal and reciprocating water chillers up to 1,800 tons, associated pumps, cooling towers, and chilled water systems.Repair and maintain ventilation systems, including fans, motors, filters, dampers, ductwork, and variable air volume boxes.Repair and maintain various types of mechanical equipment including pumps, air compressors, condensers, food service equipment and plumbing systems.Repair and maintain plumbing systems, including fixtures, supply piping, waste piping, and pumps.In conjunction with Engineers, College Police Department, and the Hazardous Materials Coordinator, respond to emergency situations.Interact with building occupants, college personnel, and contractors, to resolve environmental problems, perform repairs, and provide assistance with projects.Maintain life safety equipment such as fire sprinklers, fire alarms, fire extinguishers, halon fire suppression systems, emergency lighting, emergency generators, eyewash, and emergency shower systems.Maintain indoor lighting including changing lamps and replacing ballasts.Maintain clean and safe work spaces.Other related duties as assigned.


  • Education
    • High School Diploma and some vocational training in a related field required.
    • EPA Universal Refrigerant Technician Certification or the ability to obtain one within 180 calendar days required.
    • Same as above and an Associate's Degree in HVAC, building operation, or related field preferred.
    • Chicago Stationary Engineers License preferred.
  • Experience
    • Two (2) years experience and maintaining all types of power plant and building mechanical equipment or equivalent in combination of education and experience required.
    • Five (5) years of the above preferred.
  • COD Training
    • Bloodborne Pathogens
    • Hazardous Communications
    • Forklift /Scissor /Aerial Lift
    • Arc Flash

Hand and power tools, sewer rodders, electrical meters, air balancing equipment, and refrigeration gauges.Generally Good, but can be exposed to dirty environments, fire, steam leaks, gas leaks, electrical hazards, harsh weather, and long hours in emergency situations.Must be able to work at heights and in confined spaces.The job requires extensive walking, and the ability to climb stairs and ladders.Some lifting, occasionally heavy.Rotating shift work, and emergency overtime are required.Must pass physical exam at College expense.This position requires a background check, physical and drug screen.

Pay Grade:
Union ($46.09)

Competitive starting salaries are dependent on education and experience. College of DuPage also offers a generous benefits plan.

College of DuPage is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

College of DuPage does not discriminate against individuals in employment opportunities, programs and/or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, veterans' status, marital status, disability, military status, unfavorable discharge from military service, or on any other basis protected by law.

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