Maintenance workers must be skilled with many hand and power tools, from basic to complex. They must be versatile to know which tools work for fixing a garbage disposal, which for repairing a lawn mower and what to use on a malfunctioning central air conditioner.
Building maintenance jobs are available in apartment complexes, factories, hospitals, office buildings, schools and other large facilities. Maintenance workers employed by very large organizations may work in just one area or focus on one or two types of work.
The Building Technician course is designed to teach students’ general skills to maintain a building. After completing this course students will be able to perform general repairs necessary to maintain a facility.