Maintenance Mechanic

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, located on Chicago’s North Side, is one of the state’s largest, most comprehensive nonprofit medical centers. Illinois Masonic Medical Center offers a wide range of medical specialties and is nationally recognized for its medical expertise, use of the most innovative technologies and dedication to patient safety, quality and service.  A commitment to community, medical education and ongoing clinical research affirms our mission of providing patients the highest quality care in Chicagoland, as illustrated by our many honors, including being named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics.


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Position: Maintenance Mechanic

Location: Illinois Masonic Medical Center (IMMC); Chicago, IL. ((Chicago's Northside neighborhood, near Wrigleyville)

Full Time; Rotate All Shifts


Maintains facilities that enhance healthcare and supporting activities by performing semi~skilled maintenance and repair tasks that require a general skill in carpentry, painting, heating and ventilation, lighting, plumbing, electrical, furniture and equipment repair. The function of a maintenance mechanic is to perform a large number of various building maintenance tasks which can each usually be accomplished in 30 minutes or less. Tasks of longer duration or those requiring special skill or proficiency are generally referred to a specific maintenance trade.


Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 3 years general experience
  • 2+ years maintenance or construction experience in a healthcare, hotel, institutional or manufacturing facility.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding general maintenance, basic carpentry, maintenance plumbing, door and door hardware repair, application of fire stop material, flooring repairs, ceiling tile installation, drywall repairs, bed repairs, basic electrical maintenance (switches, outlets, and light fixtures), snow removal,
  • Valid State of Illinois Drivers License
  • Occasional exposure to hazardous chemicals and toxic substances.
  • Occasional exposure to temperature extremes, such as outside work or work in mechanical rooms..
  • Work around equipment and building components at voltages up to 220V with occasional 480V equipment.
  • Ability to climb, push, pull, bend, and reach, as needed to perform essential job activities.
  • Mobility to access work areas in confined spaces
  • Ability to perform heavy lifting (lifting 50 to 100 pounds occasionally and/or 25 to 50 pounds frequently and/or 10 to 20 pounds constantly).
  • Occasional 2nd, 3rd and weekend work, either scheduled or to respond to emergencies.

This requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 12/17/2014. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For lifts over 35 pounds, lifting equipment is expected to be used or lift with at least one other associate when available. Unique lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case by case basis. May be required to lift greater than 35 pounds from floor to waist.

This position must strive to support Advocate Health Care's Facilities and Construction Department's mission to serve the health needs of individuals, families and communities through a holistic philosophy rooted in our fundamental understanding of human beings as created in the image of God. Additionally, facilities are operated and maintained with the objectives of being 1) patient focused, 2) efficient, 3) safe, 4) sustainable and 5) cost effective


  • Facility repair: Provides timely and proper response to assigned service calls, work orders and preventive maintenance tasks to maintain a safe and efficient environment.
  • Establishes, monitors, and improves the preventive maintenance and inspection program and procedures for assigned building areas, plumbing systems, and assigned equipment per manufacture's recommendations and regulatory standard including inspection, testing, balancing, cleaning, and lubrication, adjustment, flushing, performing minor repairs, rebuilding, or replacing parts/components to insure that systems remain within the established operating parameters. Includes PM work by service vendors.
  • General building maintenance, plumbing and assigned equipment repairs and installations as required by the situation in a timely and workmanlike fashion, including work by vendors.
  • Inspects assigned building spaces to identify and correct general maintenance deficiencies that are within the employee's capabilities and reports those that are not to prevent facility deficiencies from adversely impacting building occupants.



About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Salary Range
$39,000.00 - 59,000.00
per Year
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Chicago, IL 60607, US