AECOM General Maintenance Technician III in Decatur, Illinois

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144208BR

Position Title General Maintenance Technician III

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Energy

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Illinois

City Decatur

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line

We provide single-source, life-cycle solutions for Fortune 500 clients in industrial markets—oil and gas, refining, petrochemicals, chemicals, manufacturing, food, beverages, and life sciences. We’re a market leader in facility management and hold world-class expertise in numerous process engineering areas for oil/gas processing and refining. We provide facilities maintenance and management services for our clients’ industrial, manufacturing, distribution, logistics, and commercial sites worldwide. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package that includes Medical, Dental and Vision insurance, 3 weeks Paid Time Off, a 401k plan with company match, an Employee Referral Bonus program, employee discounts, and much more – and your benefits start the same day you do. Come join our team!

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a 2 nd shift General Maintenance Technician III in Decatur, IL! Typical work schedule is Tuesday – Saturday, 3:00pm – 11:30pm; hours may vary based on business demand.

The General Maintenance Technician III is responsible for providing an intermediate level of expertise in responding to work orders, troubleshooting, and providing preventive maintenance on the buildings and facilities equipment, fixtures and systems in an industrial environment.

This is a general maintenance position that may assist specialized technicians with any facility related repairs, and requires the ability to understand and work safely around 480v 3-phase electrical power circuits. Must have the ability to diagnose and troubleshoot pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical systems. Perform all aspects of preventive and corrective maintenance on facility-related systems including, but not limited to: conveyor and/or R.O. systems; overhead cranes; doors, docks and levelers; ventilation equipment; rooftop HVAC equipment; pumps and motors; restroom and sewer systems; and water systems.

The General Maintenance Technician II will document and input all data on PMs and repairs into a CMMS. In addition, general maintenance tasks related to wall and floor coverings; windows and window hardware; doors and door hardware; office furniture; etc. will be required.


  • Diagnoses and troubleshoots malfunctions in machinery and equipment.

  • Troubleshoots and repairs conveyor systems, R/O systems and overhead cranes.

  • Operates, maintains, and troubleshoots primarily mechanical systems and equipment such aspumps, bearings, blowers, fans, gearboxes, conveyors and other equipment as required.

  • Conducts preventive maintenance inspections and performs required preventative maintenance actions such as lubrication, cleaning, filter changes, etc.

  • Performs basic plumbing repairs.

  • Demonstrates ability to troubleshoot and repair basic electrical / mechanical issues.

  • Performs preventive maintenance on mechanical systems, controls, and operating systems as scheduled in the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

  • Performs preventive maintenance on as scheduled in the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

  • Recommends measures to improve maintenance methods and equipment performance.

  • Safely performs functions of the position including following proper safety guidelines such as job hazard analysis and lockout/tagout procedures and wearing PPE as required.

  • Operates a variety of equipment such as hand tools, laptop computers and diagnostic hardware to perform work.

  • Demonstrates flexibility in the day-to-day activities and scheduling for the benefit of the customer.

  • Other duties may be assigned.



Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  1. High school diploma or demonstrated equivalent.

  2. Three years of experience maintaining buildings, facilities, or equipment an industrial environment, or demonstrated equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements:

  • Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed.

  • Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires the ability to regularly lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Requires the ability to regularly climb extension ladders, roof ladder, stepladders, and stairs at least 10 times during shift.

  • Requires the flexibility to bend/stoop, squat repetitive during shift.

  • Requires the ability to regularly kneel repetitive for shift.

  • Requires the ability to move in a 90-degree fashion on a repetitive basis for shift.

  • Requires the ability to stretch/reach on a repetitive basis for shift.

  • Requires the ability to walk extensively throughout the plant during shift.

  • Requires the use of a Company/Client approved utility knife.

  • Requires the ability to differentiate colors pertaining to wire color-coding.

  • Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movement.

  • Requires the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.

​Additional Information:

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • This position may require a valid Driver’s License.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • This position will require the ability to obtain a security access badge at our client’s location.

  • This position may require various shifts, weekends, and alternative work schedules.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Associate’s degree or trade school certification in industrial electrical, mechanical, HVAC, or a related facility maintenance discipline.

  2. Experience performing crane inspections and minor electrical or mechanical repair in an industrial environment.

  3. Experience performing preventive maintenance on facility mechanical systems, including HVAC, hydraulic, pneumatic, conveyors, etc.

  4. Experience troubleshooting and repairing pumps motors, gearboxes, supply and exhaust fans, air handlers, air compressors, power transmission components, etc.

  5. Experience working safely around 480 volt 3 phase electrical systems.

  6. Experience troubleshooting and repairing industrial lighting systems.

  7. Experience maintaining basic plumbing needs.

  8. Experience making repairs to building structure such as doors and door hardware, wall and floor coverings, office furniture, etc.

Other Attributes:

  • Must be willing to work overtime when required. May be required to work holidays and weekends.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.