Feb 08, 2022

Building Engineer I

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Itasca, IL, USA
Full-Time Health Care Nonprofit - Social Services

Job Description

Building Engineer I


The AAP is currently working remotely with an anticipated return to work date of March 28, 2022.  The re-entry plan will be a hybrid approach.

All AAP employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Requests for a medical or religious accommodation in regard to this vaccination can be submitted for consideration upon an offer of employment.


The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has an entry level opportunity for a great communicator with superb customer service skills to perform ongoing monitoring and preventive maintenance of building equipment and systems and respond to building occupant service requests for beautiful headquarter office in Itasca, IL.


Responsibilities include:

  1. Ensure building facilities are adequately set up on-site meetings and special events, in accordance with meeting specifications. Collaborate with Meetings staff to determine setup needs, turnarounds required, and related timing for each event.
  2. Serve as primary engineer for on-site weekend meetings and events.
  3. Complete on-demand building occupant service requests as assigned.
  4. Maintain mechanical and equipment rooms in a clean and orderly condition.
  5. Operate HVAC systems efficiently, ensuring a comfortable environment for building occupants.
  6. Assist with constructing and reconfiguring workstations and other furniture.
  7. Monitor building equipment settings and readings utilizing the building automation system, recording events if needed.



  • Be able to work the hours of 9:00am – 5:30pm.
  • Some overtime required as well as flexibility to work weekends, holidays, and evenings as scheduled or in response to an emergency.
  • High school diploma or equivalent. Some formal training in operation of mechanical equipment preferred.
  • Three to six months’ related facility maintenance experience required.
  • Must be able to lift/carry/move up to 50 lbs., work in a bending or kneeling position and within tight spaces, climb stairs and ladders, work outside in varying weather conditions, and withstand hot and cold temperatures.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with the ability and willingness to advance this knowledge through ongoing training.


To learn more about the organization, see a full job description, and/or apply for the position, please visit https://www.aap.org/employment.


The AAP offers an excellent work environment, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. As a reaffirmation to our employee-focused culture, since 2005 the AAP has been named one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Chicagoland area. Additionally, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans that values the strength diversity brings to our workplace.


Reasonable Accommodation: Individuals with a disability in need of a reasonable accommodation regarding the job application process may call 630-626-6297. Please note, only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.



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