Building Maintenance Foreman Ii

Village of Arlington Heights

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About the Village of Arlington Heights

The Village of Arlington Heights is one of the largest Chicago suburbs and one of the most desirable places to live in the Chicago area. Arlington Heights is a vibrant and progressive community that people are proud to call home. With shopping, businesses, award-winning schools, a library, park district, and a hospital—Arlington Heights is a place where young families establish their roots for generations to come.


About the Position

The Village of Arlington Heights is accepting applications for the position of Building Maintenance Foreman II to direct and manage a staff of six (6) employees responsible for maintaining all of the Village’s facilities. As Foreman, you will be responsible for the daily maintenance routines and capital project planning at the Village Hall, the Police Station, four (4) Fire Stations, the Senior Center, the Public Works Facility, two (2) train stations, and a Historical Campus. The Foreman will supervise and participate in the installation, inspection, repair and maintenance of facilities, including electrical systems, life-safety systems, HVAC, carpentry, plumbing, and general building upkeep.  


The Foreman will secure and manage Village contractors and research best prices for purchasing from vendors, suppliers, manufacturers and contractors. As Foreman, knowledge of test and diagnostic equipment used in the calibration and repair of chillers, control systems, refrigeration systems, air quality, electrical systems, boilers, fire suppression systems, and security alarm systems is preferred. The Foreman must have experience reading complex blueprints and electronic diagrams, and is also responsible for preparing, administering and monitoring the unit’s budget.


The ideal candidate will have at least a high school diploma and five years of experience working in the building maintenance field, with at least two years of lead or supervisory experience in large scale building management or a related field. Possession of a valid Commercial Driver’s License Class A with air brake endorsement or ability to obtain in six months is required. The Building Maintenance Foreman must be able to respond to after-hours emergencies and snow and ice control operations as required.


The salary range for this position is $92,369 – $124,699 DOQ and includes a diverse and competitive benefits package, including health and dental insurance, paid vacation, and participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund pension plan. This position is open until filled.


If you are a detail-oriented building management professional and want to make an impact keeping the Village of Arlington Heights running smoothly, this might be the right new opportunity for you!


For more information about the Village of Arlington Heights, please visit our website at or visit to apply. 



The Village of Arlington Heights is an equal opportunity employer and strives to be a welcoming and inclusive place for all, improving how we recruit, empower, and retain the most diverse and very best talent, ensuring careers in public service will continue to attract the brightest for coming generations.


Any offer of employment is conditional upon passing a background and pre-employment physical and drug screen.

contact information

business: Village of Arlington Heights
contact: Mary Rath
address: 33 S. Arlington Heights Rd
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
phone: 847-368-5161 (Call Now)

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