Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Maintenance Technician - Entry Level - Starting at $18.00

Location US-IL-Aurora
Job ID
Casino Property
Hollywood Casino Aurora
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Facilities & Marine



Don’t just work. Work Happy.


A career in gaming? At Hollywood Casino Aurora, we think you'll enjoy an exciting industry, fast paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.

An individual could be successful if they possess the following.

Your daily responsibilities include


Maintain and repair plant buildings and facilities.  Review work orders, analyze equipment failure and resolve the problem working from preventative maintenance schedules, maintenance manuals, blue prints or instructions.  Responsible for performing engineering assignments with clear and specified objectives that involve conventional types of plans and specifications.




To perform this job successfully, a cast member must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are not limited to, but are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable cast members with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


Maintain engineering for HVAC, ductwork, piping, plumbing and fire protection.


Review assigned work orders on a daily basis and determine work priorities.


Install machines, tools and equipment to ensure continuous operations.


Inspect kitchen machines and equipments for conformance with operational standards.


Inspect, repair, and adjust HVAC equipment.


Repair, rod, clean, adjust and remove plumbing fixtures; line vents and/or drains as needed, to ensure proper operation and sanitation.


Make minor electrical repairs including but not limited to:  repair and replacement of outlets, light fixtures and equipment.


Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair a wide variety of equipment.


Test and tear down equipment and replace defective parts and component units such as motors, clutches, belts, hoses or controls.


Perform scheduled preventative maintenance activities, check equipment function and operation, and recommend required maintenance action.


Work from maintenance work orders, review job and determine materials needed to repair.


Perform equipment or building repairs as directed.


Perform repair carpentry, plumbing, painting, dry walling, wallpapering, flooring, electrical and roofing as needed.


Install or assist in the installation or relocation of equipment.


Perform scheduled preventative maintenance activities as assigned.


Assist in the installation or relocation of equipment.


Operate snowplow and spread salt as needed.


Promote and lead in our Marquee Service initiatives to external and internal guests that perpetuate Hollywood Casino’s commitment towards quality guest service.


Attend departmental and company meetings.


Follow all safety rules.


Adhere to departmental quality standards.


Maintain compliance with the Illinois Gaming Board Rules, Standards and the company’s System of Internal Controls and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.


Work within the guidelines established by Penn National Gaming and Hollywood Casino Aurora.


Other duties as assigned.




To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability requires.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential duties.




Must have high school diploma or equivalent with a thorough understanding of maintenance manuals and blueprints.  2-3 years maintenance experience, specializing in skills related to carpentry, plumbing, painting and wall covering, electrical or roofing is preferred – or equivalent work experience related to the nature of the position.




Must be able to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Must have ability to write simple correspondence and to effectively present information in a on-on-one and small group situation to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.  Must have a basic understanding of computer operations.




Ability to perform basic mathematical operations such as:  addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, and apply to practical situations using fractions, percentages, measurements, proportions, and problem solving.




Qualified to be licensed by the Illinois Gaming Board.  Also any Departmental specific requirements.

 Department Specific:  Valid Illinois driver’s license.




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Must be able to lift 70+ pounds


Ability to ascend and descend heights on ladders and lifts


Ability to work in a variety of harsh climates   


Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time


Ability to sit, walk, reach, handle, feel, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, turn/twist, bend at waist, and exercise foot-hand-eye coordination.


Must be able to speak and hear.


Must have depth perception and peripheral vision.


Must be able to see near, far, and in color.


Must be able to climb stairs.


Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.




The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


Exposure to heat, fumes, and noise


Indoor and outdoor work in all types of weather conditions


May be exposed to fumes, odors, dust, dirt, mechanical parts, electrical shock, moving objects, bright lights, low lights, and chemicals


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate/loud.  May on occasion be required to work in a loud environment.

Something to leave you with

Whether you prefer being at the center of it all or working behind the scenes, there’s a role for you at Penn National Gaming. We are a growing company but as big as we are, we still feel like family.  The areas of career opportunity with Penn are ideal for just about any skill set.  Our company wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment anywhere within the organization.

Equal Opportunity Employer



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