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New Life Community Church

Facilities Technician

New Life Community Church
Chicago, State or Province, (Any Country)

Date Posted: 03/24/2015
Categories: Facilities Management
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 4001 to 5000
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Job Title:

Facilities Technician

Job Category:



New Life Portage Park

Travel Required:


Reports to:

Facilities Manager

Position Type:

Part-time (Mon-Fri) $15/Hour

Job Summary:   The facilities technician is responsible to assist the facilities manager in the suitable provision of safety, security, maintenance, and appearance of the building and grounds of New Life Community Church and Luther North High School facility located at 5700 W. Berteau, Chicago, IL.


Job   Duties:

Facilities technician’s job duties are to assist in and/or perform basic maintenance functions as related to the following building systems:

  •   Be available to respond and assist to building emergencies.
  •   Monitor the safety and security of the building via inspection, identification and reporting of deficiencies found compromising the safety, security and/or proper function of building systems maintaining the use and occupancy of the structure.
  •   Prepare facility for meeting needs on Wednesday evenings and Sunday services, to include – setting up and taking down furniture/equipment in meeting areas as necessary to meet required function for the event, opening and closing of building before and after the events as necessary, and minor cleanup of event areas before and after event. 
  •   Electrical – perform basic wiring, replacement of switches, outlets, light fixtures, and circuit breakers/fuses.
  •   Lighting – perform basic re-lamping and re-ballasting of lights fixtures throughout the structure.
  •   Plumbing – perform basic plumbing repairs and/or replacement associated to flush valves, shut off valves, toilets, urinals, sinks, traps, supply and waste piping.
  •   Pipefitting – perform basic pipe repairs/replacement associated to pipe leaks servicing the boiler system.
  •   Heating/Air Conditioning – perform basic maintenance of heating and air conditioning systems and associated equipment servicing the structure.  To include cleaning of boiler/ac units/and associated components, changing of filters, oiling, and greasing of equipment as necessary.
  •   Boiler – daily monitoring and servicing of boilers and associated components during the heating season to allow for suitable air tempered conditions.
  •   Roofing – perform basic roof repairs associated to leaks.
  •   Glazing – perform basic repairs to windows and replacement of broken glass as necessary.
  •   Doors and Hardware – perform basic maintenance/repairs/replacement to doors and hardware to allow for proper working conditions.
  •   Carpentry – assist and/or perform basic carpentry repairs to include rough carpentry, finish carpentry, acoustical ceilings, cabinetry, mounting of items to masonry surfaces.
  •   Painting – proficient in preparation of surface areas, painting and use of painting equipment.
  •   Assist in facilitating of volunteer work days and or outside vendors servicing the structure in their performance of maintenance activities.
  •   Procurement – assist in monitoring needed supplies


  •   1-3 years of experience in related field
  •   General knowledge of mechanical functions of a large non-residential building
  •   General knowledge of construction and associated trades
  •   Available for emergencies
  •   Proficient in the use of hand and electrical power tools of all variety supporting the above noted duties
  •   Proficient in working on ladders
  •   Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  •   Ability to work in confined areas
  •   Ability to work with chemicals and follow procedures associated to treatment of water associated with the use of the boilers and/or cleaning agents used for treatment of various surfaces
  •   Must have complete physical mobility to support building and grounds activities
  •   Ability to communicate with staff and volunteers on facility needs and uses