NILES TOWNSHIP DISTRICT FOR SPECIAL
of Fiscal Services
Position/Role Summary: The building
engineer is responsible for the supervision of custodial
cleaning activities for school building and school
grounds. This includes supervising custodians, performing
custodial work and performing maintenance work and related
tasks as required.
The building engineer/head custodian should hold a high school
diploma or equivalent.
Candidate should have a min. of three years of experience in
building care and cleaning or maintenance operations,
or an equivalent combination of both which will
provide knowledge, skill and ability required.
Must possess a valid Illinois driver's license.
Willingness to participate in training as needed.
Ability to perform tasks under varying weather
Candidate should demonstrate an ability to communicate with
staff and administration.
Candidate should demonstrate the ability to train and supervise
Candidate should demonstrate an ability to work independently
to resolve issues.
One year experience as a school custodian preferred.
Consideration will be given to the following:
References that indicate the candidate demonstrates courtesy in
dealing with students, parents, teachers, principals,
and the general public.
References that indicate the candidate possesses thorough
knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in
building care a
nd cleaning, the ability to do mechanical
repairs, follow oral and written instructions, and
Must be in good physical health to successfully perform the
Knowledge of computer assisted HVAC systems.
Possess computer skills as necessary.
Knowledge of tools, equipment, and materials used in general
maintenance and construction work and the ability to learn
Ability to operate a variety of mechanical equipment.
Advises Director of Fiscal Services of major maintenance
Keep required records utilizing computer technology.
Establishes and maintains a regular preventative maintenance
program for the HVAC system.
Assigns, oversees, and reviews the work of all custodians
assigned for conformance with established cleaning standards on
and is responsible for daily and nightly checks
of custodians' work areas.
Trains employees on proper cleaning, maintenance, and safety
Assists in establishment of custodial work schedules.
Coordinates vacation schedules for all assigned
Makes daily checks with the school principal for emergency and
necessary work for professional staff.
Schedules the maintenance program for lawn and shrub care in
and around the school.
Supervises and assists with the maintenance of grounds and
landscaping work around the building.
Supervises and assists with snow removal and sanding of icy
conditions of grounds.
Supervises and helps prepare building for school
Assumes the responsibility of maintaining a safe and secure
Interfaces with Morton Grove Fire Department for all
inspections and drills and maintains necessary records.
Designated person to maintain asbestos management plan.
Maintain an effective safety and HAZMAT program for
Develop a schedule for summer cleaning of buildings.
Maintain district vehicles and equipment.
Performs related supervisory duties as assigned.
Requisitions and maintains an inventory of cleaning material
Performs daily maintenance on pool per IDPH regulations.
Is available in emergency situations involving the school
building(s) such as power failures, heating and ventilation
any related problems that may arise.
Inspects heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems for
proper operation and makes minor repairs.
Maintains a regular servicing schedule for all motors, burners,
clean-out traps, valves and strainers.
Performs minor maintenance as required such as fixing locks,
replacing window panes, resurfacing desks, patching
fixing faucets, and making general
Conducts regular safety inspections of the building(s) and
Loads and unloads trucks or other vehicles and provides
assistance in the moving of heavy equipment and
Assists in receiving, storing, and distributing materials for
instruction and school lunch programs.
Sweeps, dusts, mops, scrubs interior walls and floors, cleans
furniture and carpeting regularly. .
Schedules pest management. Acts as Integrated Pest
Management Coordinator (IPM program).
Maintains a clean and efficient work environment.
Maintains a list of all stock and equipment for fixed assets
control. Report to be provided to Director of Fiscal
Performs related custodial tasks as assigned.
Operates computer-controlled systems.
Assists with the development of school and capital
Coordinates with the school staff for after school building
Maintains all inventories of supplies and building maintenance
Terms of Employment
Full time employment, 40 hours per week, 12-month
assignment. Salary and benefits determined by the
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: July 16, 2012
NTDSE is an equal opportunity employer.