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.

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Maintenance/Porter

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
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Public Service Aide - Assistant To Professionals - 2019

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
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Firefighter/Paramedic

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
$42,106 a year(Fire/EMS Department)Duties of this full-time position include protecting life and property by engaging directly in firefighting, emergency care and fire prevention. Maintains fire/EMS equipment, apparatus and facilities. Work may involve considerable physical exertion and hazards to...
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Electrical Foreman

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
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Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Mechanic (7410)

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
Air Conditioning/Refrigeration Mechanic (JID 7410)Air/Refrigeration Mechanic IMechanical ServicesFull Time / $5477 - $5750 /mo.CSUN's Commitment to YouCSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people,...
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Electrical Foreman

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
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ABC Mechanical HVAC & Controls Technician - Orlando

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
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Asphalt Paving Operator and Crew

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and an E-Verify Participating Employer.We are rapidly growing with the majority of our projects Centrally located in the Denver Metro area; however, our projects span from Boulder down to Pueblo, up to the Rocky Mountains all the way out to the Eastern Plains of...
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Maintenance Worker

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
Maintenance Worker-Painter, WallpaperMAJOR PURPOSE: Repairs and maintains the facility's equipment and buildings.PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:*Makes repairs on facility equipment and buildings.*Performs specialized tasks including plumbing, painting, electrical, carpentry, vinyl application, studding,...
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Rehab Specialist

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
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Carpenter I - Maintenance and Renewal

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
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Executive Housekeeper (OEM)

Type: Full Time, Full Time Alumnus
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