2017 General Maintenance and Repair Workers
Median Pay: US$36,630
Entry Level: High school diploma or equivalent
Summary
General maintenance and repair workers fix and maintain machines, mechanical equipment, and buildings. They paint, repair flooring, and work on plumbing, electrical, and air-conditioning and heating systems.
Duties

General maintenance and repair workers typically do the following:

  • Maintain and repair machines, mechanical equipment, and buildings
  • Fix or replace faulty electrical switches, outlets, and circuit breakers
  • Inspect and diagnose problems and figure out the best way to correct them
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly
  • Assemble and set up machinery or equipment
  • Plan repair work using blueprints or diagrams
  • Do general cleaning and upkeep of buildings and properties
  • Order supplies from catalogs and storerooms
  • Meet with clients to estimate repairs and costs
  • Keep detailed records of their work

General maintenance and repair workers are hired for maintenance and repair tasks that are not complex enough to need the specialized training of a licensed tradesperson, such as a plumber or electrician.

These workers are also responsible for recognizing when a job is above their skill level and requires the expertise of an electrician; a carpenter; a heating, air-conditioning, and refrigeration mechanic or installer; or a plumber, pipefitter, or steamfitter.

General maintenance and repair workers may fix plaster or drywall. They may fix or paint roofs, windows, doors, floors, woodwork, and other parts of buildings.

They also maintain and repair specialized equipment and machinery in cafeterias, laundries, hospitals, stores, offices, and factories.

General maintenance and repair workers get supplies and repair parts from distributors or storerooms to fix problems. They use common hand and power tools, such as screwdrivers, saws, drills, wrenches, and hammers to fix, replace, or repair equipment and parts of buildings.

Assistant Engineer

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
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GROWMARK Exploring Ag Intern

Type: Internship
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Patient Care Tech, GHS

Type: Part Time
Purpose: Participates in the provision of safe, quality patient care as delegated by the Registered Nurse through support of standards and philosophies of Genesis Medical Center. Provides assistance to nursing staff and physicians in various patient care and non-patient care activities. Performs...
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Seasonal Park Laborer SE (TEMPORARY)

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
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Construction Management Intern

Type: Internship
Job ID: 147100Hardrives, Inc. a CRH Company, was established in 1963 in St. Cloud, Minnesota with asphalt paving as its primary business. From the largest highway construction project to the simplest paving repair, we bring experience, skill, and commitment to everything we do in order to provide...
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Maintenance Technician

Type: Part Time
General Summary: Reporting to the Chief of Operations the Maintenance Tech will be a part time position. Working on special maintenance projects and would assist with engineering and grounds as neededTo deliver on the Audubon mission, the Maintenance Tech will: support the mission of the FMASSC,...
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Delivery Merchandiser FLV - Class B CDL

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
Perform specific sales activities of assigned route - This includes but is not limited to sales, merchandising of products, rotation, sanitation, cleanliness and overall appearance of machines, vending area, and vehicle. Assist in any area of premise/full line vending as needed.ESSENTIAL...
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Summer Employment

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
Are you looking for a job in a growing industry with new products, new markets and new technology?With locations across the country, Amica Mutual Insurance Company offers opportunities to join this dynamic field with a financially strong and respected insurance provider. Amica, based in Lincoln, RI...
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Patient Care Tech

Type: Part Time
Purpose: Participates in the provision of safe, quality patient care as delegated by the Registered Nurse through support of standards and philosophies of Genesis Medical Center. Provides assistance to nursing staff and physicians in various patient care and non-patient care activities. Performs...
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Patient Care Tech

Type: Part Time
Purpose: Participates in the provision of safe, quality patient care as delegated by the Registered Nurse through support of standards and philosophies of Genesis Medical Center. Provides assistance to nursing staff and physicians in various patient care and non-patient care activities. Performs...
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Apheresis Registered Nurse - San Fran Bay Area

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
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Apheresis Registered Nurse - RN

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
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Firefighter/Paramedic

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
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Arkansas City, KS

Field Service Technician

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
OverviewImpact is hiring Copier Technicians for our Nationally ranked Best and Brightest Workplace!Join the Impact Service Team and become a technical expert in digital office equipment/copiers through our hands-on on-the-job training. Opportunity to grow and advance through on-going education and...
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Student Intern

Type: Internship
Job Title: Student InternDepartment: Capital ProjectsShift: 1stSpecialty:Job Number: 2019-0041Date Posted: 01/10/2019Position Type: Administrative/ClericalJob Qualifications:Student InternPosition Highlights:Under a degree of supervision, the Student Intern assists construction project managers in...
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Water Operator

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
The Speedway Water Department is seeking a water operator.General Purpose - Performs a variety of skilled, technical, and maintenance work in the operation of Town Water Plants.Supervision Received - Works under the direct supervision of the Water Superintendent / Assistant Superintendent....
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Indianapolis, IN

Unit Coordinator

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
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IT COMPUTER TECH- Intern Part Time

Type: Internship
WE ARE CURRENTLY HIRING FOR A PART-TIME TEMPORARY INTERN POSITION.Under supervision of the IT Director, installs, maintains, troubleshoots and upgradescomputer hardware, software, and peripheral equipment. Makes recommendations regarding hardware andsoftware acquisitions. Performs generaltechnical...
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Fort Myers, FL

Patient Care Tech

Type: Part Time
Purpose: Participates in the provision of safe, quality patient care as delegated by the Registered Nurse through support of standards and philosophies of Genesis Medical Center. Provides assistance to nursing staff and physicians in various patient care and non-patient care activities. Performs...
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Industrial Maintenance Project Technician

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
$20 an hourBartlett Grain Company is seeking dedicated, hard-working individuals who are looking for a chance to prove they can learn new tasks, advance and take any and all responsibility for their safe work behavior and the safety of their coworkers. These tasks include, but are not limited to:...
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Kansas City, MO