Director of Building Maintenance / Handyman

  • 100 Belle Aire Ave, Bourbonnais, IL 60914, USA
  • Full-time
  • Department: Environmental Services
  • Job Title: Maintenance Director
  • Status of Employment: Full Time
  • Shift Type: Days
  • Name of Location/Facility: Kankakee Terrace
  • Represented position?: This is a Non-Union position.

Company Description

Maintenance Director / Maintenance Tech / Handyman 

  • Start Date:  ASAP 
  • Salary:  $15-$19/hour + benefits depending on experience 
  • Schedule:  Days
  • Shift:   Monday-Friday with Manager on Duty (MOD) weekend rotations and emergency after hour calls 

Transitional Care Management has 12 different locations throughout Chicagoland.

  • Multiple centers give you the opportunity for advancement.  In fact, 16 of our current DONs & ADONs were promoted from within.
  • The culture that surrounds us is one of great patient care, and has the feeling of true support by those who work beside you. 
  • You have direct access to our executive team via our “iCare Line”, so you can openly express concerns or compliments.

Our center: 

Kankakee Terrace is a Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Facility (SMHRF) that has 146 beds and provides rehabilitative treatment to individuals seeking to recover from their illness.  The Administrator often says, “Our focus is recovery and rehabilitation”.

Location:  The center is 2 miles from I-57 and just down the street from Snowbarger Athletic Park (& the former Bears Training Camp).  It’s an easy commute.

Job Description

Maintenance Director:  officially we title this job a Maintenance Director, but in other centers it may be called a Handyman, Building Maintenance Assistant or Facilities / Property Maintenance Technician.

Position overview
This position helps make sure our patients are in a safe and comfortable environment during their medical stay at our center.  You will maintain all aspects of the property including building, grounds and equipment needs.  This may entail fixing/maintaining kitchen & office equipment, addressing general plumbing and minor electrical repairs or assessing the needs of the ventilation system.  This is an in-house building or facilities maintenance position and we attempt to address all necessary repairs internally rather than calling an external vendor.

Experience in this line of work is only the beginning. The right candidate will also be passionate about ensuring the highest level of care for our patients every day.  


  • Ensuring that all maintenance activities in a facility are appropriately carried out
  • Keeping a record of all maintenance and service activities conducted
  • Complying with all safety norms and regulations set by IDPH and the industry
  • You should have experience with minor Electrical, Plumbing and HVAC repair and servicing needs.
  • You should be familiar with (and able to repair) equipment, such as:  PTAC units, Fire Alarms (systems), Nurse call light systems (specifically "Vigil") and Phones systems
  • You should be comfortable working near/around medical patients.

What’s in it for you: 

  • High quality standards; in fact, many of our centers have a 5-star quality rating
  • Employee recognition & referral programs
  • Annual merit increase opportunities
  • We focus on building relationships with our residents and families.  In time, you may feel like they are your family too.
  • Our Activities/Events department goes beyond bingo.  We focus on the individual patient and as a result they are more engaged with you.

What our employees may say to you (excerpts from our employee survey):

  • “I feel like I make a difference here.”
  • “People here are willing to give a little extra to get the job done right.”
  • “When I look at what we accomplished, I feel a sense of pride.”


What we need from you:

  • Minimum two years’ experience in a maintenance position in a medical setting, preferably a skilled nursing facility is preferred
  • Ideally looking for someone seeking entry level management opportunity
  • Experienced with IDPH survey requirements preferred
  • You should have experience with minor Electrical, Plumbing and HVAC repair and servicing needs.
  • You should be familiar with (and able to repair) equipment, such as:  PTAC units, Fire Alarms (systems), nurse call light systems and phones systems
  • Strong computer skills is must; we are a paperless environment
  • Must have excellent communication skills, written & verbal, to be able to interact with our employees and residents in the facility

This is a physically demanding position that will involve frequently lifting and carrying objects of 50+ pounds.  

Additional Information

What we’re doing to keep you safe:

  • No PPE Shortages here!  We have PPE (including N95 & Surgical masks) for our team members.  Join us and we’ll keep you protected!
  • Virtual interviews, utilizing ‘video chat’ apps and software
  • Temperature screenings and routine health checks
  • And more …

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.

  • Join us and love what you do again!


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