Facilities Maintenance Mechanic (3rd Shift)

Location US-IL-Northbrook
Job ID
2023-31455
# of Openings
1
Job Category
Facilities

 

General – Green Earth – Safer World

At UL, we know why we come to work.

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

What you’ll learn & achieve:

  • Oversee nighttime cooling (centrifugal chillers and thermal storage) and heating plants.
  • Oversee and control the daily operation of all mechanical equipment in the physical plant and buildings. Perform preventative maintenance, general maintenance, and repairs to the mechanical, plumbing, and control systems for the facility to keep these systems up to applicable standards.
  • Responsible for facility services, preventative maintenance, purchasing and inventory control, general maintenance and technical proficiency.
  • Monitors operation and maintains refrigeration, water cooling and air conditioning equipment, boilers, heating, ventilating and hot water equipment, pumps, valves, piping and filters, other mechanical and electrical equipment.
  • Performs and/or completes all service requests accurately and expediently.
  • Formulates and implements the preventative maintenance program for the building in conjunction with the Operations Manager.
  • Performs preventative maintenance tasks in a timely manner.
  • Evaluates building systems to monitor and improve performance and operating efficiencies.
  • Complies with all policies and procedures established for the property
  • Ability to work long hours occasionally and some weekends.
  • Responds to after-hours calls within two hours, and keeps company-issued phone on at all times.
  • Actively participates in emergency response procedures, technical and safety training programs.
  • Perform all work using the proper safety equipment and in a safe manner. Report safety issues to supervisor.
  • Completes all required training and safety programs.
  • Tracks and reports time worked in accordance with account policies and procedures.
  • Complies with all purchasing and receiving policies and procedures.
  • Reports property issues that are not within direct responsibility to supervisor or call center team.
  • Special projects and other functions as required by manager or client.
  • Occasional snow removal operations.

What makes you a great fit:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in electrical, HVAC trade, including Roof Top Units
  • Knowledge of maintenance and operation of building automation, water treatment and fire life safety systems
  • Universal CFC certification preferred
  • Good interpersonal skills and a positive team attitude
  • Ability to safely work independently
  • Familiarity with computers and operations and office automation applications, including Microsoft Office
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk long distances to cover property portfolio. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Additionally, the employee may need to climb exterior ladders and/or use boom lifts at extended heights.
  • Ability to travel, on occasion, to other facilities within the UL family of companies when the need arises.
  • Ability to wear proper PPE, specifically half-mask respirators, where/when necessary
  • Demonstrated consistency in values, principles and work ethic.
  • Understanding of and commitment to client service.
  • A desire to work within a diverse, collaborative, and driven professional environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail and consistency
  • CDL License a plus
  • Desire and ability to work 3rd shift (~10:00 PM – 6:30 AM)

What you’ll experience working at UL:

  • Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new.  Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL.  We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles,  you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards: In the US, we provide lots of great benefits for our employees are their families. From Volunteer Days off to 401k match and retirement contribution benefits to flexible work location & schedule options we look to support our employees no matter what stage in life they are experiencing. 

Learn More:

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.

 

Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit UL.com 

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