Argonne National Laboratory Maintenance Mechanic I in Lemont, Illinois

Maintenance Mechanic I

Requisition Number: 405531 Location: Lemont, IL

Functional Area: Facilities/Security/Waste Management Division: FAC-Facilities Division

Employment Category: Regular Shift: 8:30 - 5:00

Level (Grade): 019300 Share: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter

Chartered in 1946 as the nation’s first national laboratory, Argonne enters the 21st century focused on solving the major scientific and engineering challenges of our time, these include: energy storage renewable energy, environmental sustainability, supercomputing, and national security. Argonne is home to a staff of over 3,300 employees including over 1,500 scientists, engineers and postdoctoral scholars, coupled with world-renowned scientific facilities, Argonne hosts over 6,500 facility users annually.

To meet Argonne's current and emerging mission needs, the laboratory's site modernization a major building and renovation program will create a new, modern, state-of-the-art research space and a visual continuity across the site. State-of-the-art facilities strengthen Argonne's ability to attract the best talent available, increasing our ability for enhanced discovery and innovation.

Our Facilities Division (FAC) has a great opportunity for a Maintenance Mechanic I position. Under general supervision of the Foreman, you will perform preventative maintenance, operational functions, and repairs to building systems; structures and utilities in strict accordance with established safety practices & procedures.

We expect you should possess a high degree of proficiency in the repair, calibration/adjustment diagnosis, defective component replacement, functional test performance, disassembly and overhauling of at least two major systems listed below:

  • HVAC systems
  • Building automation systems; Johnson Controls Metasys
  • Compressed air systems
  • Steam systems
  • Plumbing systems
  • Electrical systems up to and including 480 volt
  • Emergency generators
  • Pumps

Two years of technical school training and 3+ years of experience, including computer literacy, or 5+ years professional experience in preventative maintenance and repair of two or more of the following major systems:

  • HVAC systems
  • Building automation systems; Johnson Controls Metasys
  • Compressed air systems
  • Steam systems
  • Plumbing systems
  • Electrical systems up to and including 480 volt
  • Emergency generators Pumps
  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Although most of our Maintenance personnel work the day shift some off shift coverage may be required.

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.