Facilities Technician
Lake Forest, IL 
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GraingerLake Forest, ILAbout Grainger:

Grainger is a leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep the World Working, by serving more than 4.5 million customers with a wide range of products that keep their operations running and their people safe. Grainger also delivers services and solutions, such as technical support and inventory management, to save customers time and money.

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. As one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, we have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is an individual. Find your way with Grainger today.

You will report to Sr. Manager Corporate Facilities

Hours for this role are 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM Monday - Friday

Position Details:

Be a facilities technician by being responsible for, operate, and maintain in good running order all machinery and equipment as assigned. This includes but is not limited to chillers (centrifugal and screw type), cooling towers, air handling units, variable frequency drives, and building automation systems (pneumatic and direct digital control), electricity and electrical distribution systems, changing ballasts, plumbing and piping systems, internal combustion engines, pumps, air compressors, generators, ice machines, air-conditioning units, The safe, economical operation of the plant.


You Will:

Be a Facilities Technician by being responsible for, operate, and maintain in good running order all machinery and equipment as assigned. This includes chillers (centrifugal and screw type), cooling towers, air handling units, variable frequency drives, and building automation systems (pneumatic and direct digital control), electricity and electrical distribution systems, changing ballasts, plumbing and piping systems, internal combustion engines, pumps, air compressors, generators, ice machines, and air-conditioning units.

Perform the responsibilities of a technician as assigned. These responsibilities may include:

The safe, economical operation of the plant.

The carrying out of orders of the management in the operation of the building.

Complete work orders as assigned. Report progress and completion on the automated work order system.

Ensure that employee and visitor safety is the primary focus of all facilities staff through procedure compliance, on-site inspection and training.

Attend training and seminars to enhance your knowledge as a facilities technician.

Identify energy conservation measures and work with the engineering staff to implement.

Participate in the on-going review and revision of engineering procedures practices.

All other tasks assigned that relate to the mission of Grainger, the work of the facilities department and the responsibilities of a facilities technician.

You Have:

High school diploma or GED required

Prefer 2+ years experience maintaining facilities

Prefer candidate who has experience in ordering supplies, work order management systems, Word and Excel (can maintain spreadsheets).

Prefer a working knowledge, hands-on experience or someone who wants to learn the maintenance, operation and repair of steam boilers, electricity and electrical distribution systems, plumbing and piping systems, internal combustion engines, pumps, air compressors, generators, ice machines, air-conditioning units, chillers (centrifugal and screw type), cooling towers, air handling units, variable frequency drives, and building automation systems (pneumatic and direct digital control).

Prefer a working knowledge of an automated work order system.

Prefer a working knowledge of Building Automation Systems Siemens and Johnson Controls.

Prepare and maintain accurate and detailed equipment maintenance and safety records.

Learn how to read and work off blue prints and schematics.

Able to drive company owned vehicles without restrictions.

Rewards and Benefits:

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice and flexibility to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans
  • Paid time off (PTO) and 6 company holidays per year
  • Automatic 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, 3:1 match on donations and tuition reimbursement
  • A comprehensive set of emotional, financial, physical and social wellbeing programs
DEI Statement

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.


Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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