Maintenance Worker

Operations Belleville, IL


Belleville News-Democrat  

Job Description  

Job Title: Maintenance Worker  

Department: Building  

Reports To: Supervisor/ Business Office  

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt/ Part Time (20 hours per week M-F)  

Prepared By: HR Generalist  

Prepared Date: 3/2019  

Summary Performs the maintenance and physical repairs of structures of buildings and grounds at the Main BND  

building, 120 S. Illinois St. and the BND Distribution Center at 11 Premier Dr. in Belleville by performing the  

following duties.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.  

Minor painting, plumbing, electric and carpentry work as needed.  

General upkeep of buildings and grounds, including mowing and clearing snow and ice from sidewalks  

Performs general office trash collecting and recycling, restocking of supplies for department needs, assist with  

deliveries for both buildings.  

Work with vendors who service HVAC, security, alarm and other systems at buildings. Will assist other  

departments as requested, including moving furniture and unloading and storing supplies.  

Operate small engine equipment: lawn mower, snow blower, other equipment  

Occasional forklift work.  

Run errands  

Flexible in adjusting work schedule to meet maintenance scheduling.  

Works somewhat independently and confers with department employees to coordinate maintenance activities  

when needed.  

Supervisory Responsibilities  



To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:  

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information  

skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations  

Judgement - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and  

explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely  


Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources.  

Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies  

feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.  

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines;  

Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.  

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.  

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty  

satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential  


Education and/or Experience  

One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or  

equivalent combination of education and experience.  

Language Skills  

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and  

procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence  

Mathematical Skills  

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and  


Reasoning Ability  

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  

Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.  

Computer Skills  

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have some knowledge of computers, ie: Internet software,  


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations  

Current Driver's License with Good Driving Record, proof of insurance  

Other Skills and Abilities  

Ability to use small hand tools, competency in building design and systems maintenance helpful. Building code  

knowledge and OSHA safety requirements preferred.  

Knowledge of electric, plumbing, carpentry and small engine equipment  

Ability to lift 50 pounds  

Collaborative and positive attitude  

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an  

employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to  

enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is  

sometimes required to sit. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel;  

reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee  

must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close  

vision, distance vision and depth perception.  

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an  

employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be  

made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions;  

moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock and  

vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.