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Lead Engineer

Company name
Distinctive Schools

5 yrs required

Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type


Posted on
Aug 04, 2022

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Position Title: Lead Engineer

F.T.E: 1.0

Location: 7415 S East End Ave., Chicago, IL 60649

Reports To: Director of Operations 

Start Date: Immediately

The Mission of Distinctive Schools, an educational practice leader committed to social justice and the elevation of access and achievement in historically marginalized communities, is to support each child in becoming an engaged and curious learner, a confident self-advocate, and a creative problem-solver by setting high expectations and nurturing a positive culture that honors diversity, collaboration, and optimism.

Position Description:

A Distinctive Schools Lead Engineer is responsible for supervising campus maintenance staff and  properly maintaining the grounds and facilities of Art in Motion in a safe and efficient manner. By providing proper leadership and maintenance to ensure the exterior and interior environment is safe, secure, and aesthetically attractive. The Lead Engineer leads campus maintenance projects,  performs cleaning duties, as needed and directed, to provide students, employees and the community with a safe, attractive, comfortable, clean, and efficient place in which to learn, play and develop. A Regional Lead Engineer will oversee the maintenance department, order supplies, and act as a liaison between vendors. This person  will:


  • Track PTO of all campus maintenance staff

  • Lead maintenance projects at each campus 

  • Keep building and premises clean, safe and neat at all times

  • Clean, dust mop, scrub and wax resilient floors with use of appropriate equipment, as needed, to protect floor finish

  • Dry mop floors in rooms and hallways

  • Clean cafeteria floors of any spills and/or debris, and properly disposes of refuse. Maintenance Staff will routinely break-down cafeteria tables/benches for cleaning in between table/bench tops, sides, legs and underside of each

  • Clean and vacuum carpeted surfaces

  • Spot clean and scrub walls

  • Empty wastebaskets and properly disposes of refuse

  • Clean, scrub and disinfect bath and shower room areas, including walls, sinks, bowls and glass mirrors. Stock toilet paper and towel dispensers

  • Change light bulbs

  • Clean whiteboards, blackboards, and erasers

  • Clean and disinfects water fountains

  • Clean and disinfects chairs and desktops in classrooms and office

  • Repair small projects around the building


  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • 5+ years experience as a  maintenance or custodial staff member  

  • Experience is a leadership position 

  • Must possess physical ability to perform all work required

  • Maintain a professional relationship with supervisors, staff, parents, students and the public

  • Work independently and in teams to complete job duties and assignments in a timely manner with limited supervision

  • Computer skills


Why Join the Distinctive Schools Team:

  • We are a collaborative team of professionals supporting each other to instill a love of learning in our students

  • We empower students, families and staff to contribute to our mission in a meaningful way

  • Distinctive Schools was named one of Crain’s 2021 Best Places to Work in Chicago; culture is at the heart of what we do

  • We make an impact in our communities by serving some of the most historically marginalized in the city

  • We offer a great benefits package for full time employees (Medical; Dental; Vision; PTO; 403b match, discounted gym membership, tuition reimbursement options, referral bonus)

  • Generous PTO package 

  • 12 Weeks of family paid leave 


Distinctive Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other personal characteristic protected by applicable law.

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