Maintenance Assistant (Granite City, IL)


America's Central Port is accepting applications for a Maintenance Assistant (Granite City, IL)


Full Job Description

Performs work at the request of and under the supervision of the Facilities Manager and/or Assistant Maintenance Supervisor.

Demonstrates competency in one or more construction or maintenance-related fields. Trains to perform all duties and responsibilities required by the maintenance department. Demonstrates initiative and a strong desire to learn. Exercises a growing degree of independent judgment. Requires daily performance of physical activity and labor.

Requires general knowledge in the carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, concrete forming/finishing, painting, roofing, flooring, and/or electrical trades. Performs a variety of work tasks, including:

  • Basic maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of industrial, commercial, and residential buildings and other facilities;
  • Maintenance and care of grounds/landscaping, roads, rail track, underground water/sewer lines, and other infrastructure;
  • Operation, care, cleaning and storage of equipment and tools;
  • Extensive physical activity, including seasonal work associated with land and property maintenance such as snow removal, tree removal, landscaping and manual labor; and
  • Operation of large equipment (bobcat, attachments, and backhoe); and
  • All other duties as assigned.

Education in any of the skilled trades is recommended. Required to obtain an EPA Section 608 HVAC Certification.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $24.00 - $25.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Granite City, IL 62040: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Application Question(s):

  • What skills/trades from the job description do you have previous experience in?


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Construction or Maintenance related: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Driver's License (Preferred)


America's Central Port is an equal opportunity employer.

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