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Sr Operating Engineer - 3rd Shift Position in Des Plaines, IL at JLL

Date Posted: 11/24/2018

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Job Description

We are seeking a Sr. Operating Engineers (Jack of All) to perform routine preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance on equipment and systems directly related to building infrastructure at our Des Plaines, IL facility.

Sr. OPERATING ENGINEER – Based in Des Plaines IL.

  • 3rd Shift – Days 2300hrs to 0700hrs


  • Respond to reports of defect with regards to buildings and facility services equipment, i.e. - HVAC, Electrical, doors, plumbing, structural, carpentry, etc.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and facilitates periodic testing on building and service related equipment.
  • Troubleshoot problems with building and facilities equipment by utilizing all means necessary.
  • Aid in facilitating safety and security by ensuring workplace, municipal, and legal standards are maintained with regards to building and grounds.
  • Dismantle equipment to gain access to problem areas.
  • Inspect for defects.
  • Remove and replace defective parts.
  • Return equipment to normal service.
  • Able to interact with automated equipment such as building management systems to some degree determined by job assignment i.e. remotely manipulate electrical, lighting, HVAC, fire systems, etc.
  • Provide regular updates to Maintenance Management / Supervision regarding status of projects and assignments.


  • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred; with at least
  • 10 years of related experience and / or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 10(+) years of building operations and maintenance experience as a do all Jack of All operation.


  • Must have and maintain valid driver’s license.
  • Trade certification preferred.
  • Stationary equipment engineer operator license (where applicable).
  • Boiler operator license (where applicable).


  • Meet industry standards of operation in accordance with NEC, NFPA, OSHA, ANSI, BOCA, MSI, etc.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office products, Computerized Maintenance Management System (C.M.M.S) Project, and other internet based software.


  • Ability to be standing, walking, 18 buildings (1mil sq/ft) throughout shift
  • Ability to carry and transport tools and equipment (50lbs)
  • Ability to use ladders and operate mobile man-lifts daily
  • Ability to climb stairs (should elevators be out of service)  
  • Ability to operate machines and utility equipment (HVAC, air compressors, company vehicle, conduct chemistry, etc)
  • Ability to operate hand and power tools
  • Ability to don required protective equipment
  • Ability to support the ERT (emergency response team) with operating building systems in a crisis
  • Ability to work in cramped confining spaces under less than desirable conditions
  • Ability to work outdoors regardless of weather conditions


  • Employment subject to a complete background review and physical (with drug test) at time of hire and annually thereafter
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license (subject to monthly review)

JLL Is an Equal Opportunity Employer

JLL is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce.  JLL strongly believes in equal opportunity extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination without regard to race, color, religion, belief, creed, age, sex, pregnancy or maternity (including childbirth and related conditions), family responsibility (e.g. child care, elder care), nationality, ethnic or national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, civil partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, veteran’s status, genetic information, trade union membership, social position, political view or status as a qualified individual with a disability, protected leave status or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law.  The company also endeavors to make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodations would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business and ensures that employment decisions are based only on valid job requirements.

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