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Maintenance Mechanic

We Are Hiring

Merkle-Knipprath Countryside - Clifton,IL

Presence Merkle Knipprath Countryside, part of Ascension Living, is looking for caring and

compassionate Maintenance Michanic to join the team! This tranquil community, located in a rural

setting with easy highway access, offers independent living, rehabilitation and long-term



Full-Time- Day  

8 hour shift

Why Join Ascension?

Why join Merkle Knipprath?

  • Be part of a great team and culture

  • Generous PTO, excellent (and affordable) medical, dental, vision and retirement (with a match)

  • Tuition reimbursement, discount programs and more

What You Will Do


  • Installs, tests, maintains and repairs mechanical machinery, equipment and systems as scheduled or needed.
  • Performs utility and structural repairs as needed, alone or in collaboration with internal/external trades.
  • Inspects and tests equipment.
  • Documents and maintains records of inspections and work performed pursuant to departmental policies and warranty/vendor requirements.
  • Requisitions materials and supplies, maintains inventory.
  • Responds to emergency calls in a timely manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What You Will Need

  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Maintenance Professional. 
    • Maintenance Professional specializing in Mechanics. 
  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required
Work Experience:
  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Ascension participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 400432
Category: Facilities
Ministry: Ascension Living
Location: Clifton, IL

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