Building Maintenance Jobs

Building Maintenance Job Overview

A day in the life of a building maintenance worker can be hectic and varied. He may start his day touching up paint in the lobby and his afternoon installing electric outlets in a newly constructed office. Building maintenance workers need to have a wide skill set, including knowledge of machinery repair, electrician skills, carpentry, mechanics, plumbing, construction and even heating and cooling systems. Good building maintenance workers also know local regulations and the limitations of their knowledge in order to know when to call in a licensed professional.

Most building maintenance jobs work under the supervision of a facilities manager, although some building maintenance jobs include supervision of other employees in the maintenance department. The work environment for building maintenance jobs includes both indoor and outdoor locations.

Some examples of the daily tasks a building maintenance worker might perform include:

  • Conducting regular inspections of areas of the building to determine where repairs or attention is needed
  • Responding to employees who report problems with equipment or facilities
  • Performing certain repairs on equipment or appliances
  • Attending to the routine maintenance of office electrical, heating and air conditioning systems
  • Ensuring regular maintenance of any machinery used in the building
  • Assembling furniture or equipment
  • Ordering supplies and maintaining an inventory of frequently used parts and equipment

Building maintenance workers with exceptional skills and a few years of experience often go on to building superintendent jobs or other management positions. Some building maintenance jobs also include tending to outdoor grounds and facilities such as parking garages.

Building Maintenance Job Education Requirements

Most building maintenance jobs do not require a college degree, although a certificate program in fields such as electrical technology, plumbing, HVAC technician or other trade is useful. Most building maintenance jobs require only a high school diploma and a broad range of handyman skills and experience. Those who seek position in building maintenance management often complete associate or bachelor's degrees in a business field, although in many cases, this is not required.

Building Maintenance Job Market

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth will be approximately 9 percent over the next 10 years in the building maintenance field. This is about average compared to other industries.

Building Maintenance Job Salary Information

According to the BLS, in 2012, the median salary for building maintenance jobs was $16.93 per hour, or just over $35,000 per year. Building maintenance supervisors earned about $10,000 per year more.


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Company Confidential Hazleton, PA, 18202
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Company Confidential Clifton, PA, 18424
General Eagle Lake Community Association, Gouldsboro Pa is seeking to fill the following positions: PUBLIC SAFETY STAFF (Full Time/ Part Time Seasonal all shifts) Applicants must have a valid PA drivers license, be physically able to meet the demands of the position and be available to work weekends and holidays. POOL MAINTENANCE CUSTODIAL/BUILDING MAINTENANCE (Full Time/ Part Time Seaso...
POSITION SUMMARY Performs routine grounds & building maintenance tasks to include the primary fields of electrical, HVAC, carpentry, plumbing, etc. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Reasonable Accommodations Statement To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be...
Company Confidential Hazleton, PA, 18202
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Company Confidential Hazleton, PA, 18202
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Awesome Property Manager in search of Awesome Property Maintenance Manager/Technician to help manage and maintain several apartment buildings needs. This is a full time position Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm that requires use of your own tools. Excellent time management skills and able to work independently in an unsupervised capacity. Must be a team-player and able to interact with residents on a dail...
Blue Sky Window Cleaners has been Colorado's leading and most trusted residential window cleaning company in the Denver/Metro area for over 95 years! We are a family owned and operated company. We understand that a majority of our success comes from hiring great employees. We will exceed your expectations in integrity, pleasant work environment, and fair compensation. We are hiring and training no...
Company Confidential Palo Alto, CA
Responsibilities: Maintain company’s 10 commercial buildings and equipment by performing daily work orders, developing and implementing a preventative maintenance program and overseeing work of vendors. Assess buildings’ maintenance needs, recommend improvements and a course of action, obtain bids, schedule work, coordinate with contractors and ensure work meets contractual requirements. Requirem...
Position/ Job Title:Building Engineer Position Reports to:Property Manager Department:Property Management Location:Philadelphia Suburbs Keystone Property Group reinvents real estate investments. We are at the cutting edge of real estate investment and development. We acquire, develop, lease and manage commercial real estate properties including office, flex and industrial spaces in major marke...
City of Laredo, TX Laredo, TX, 78041
Job Summary Benefits Supplemental Questions Revised: 07-15-2014 Performs repairs and maintenance to plumbing, carpentry, heating, and air conditioning systems in accordance with accepted practices and procedures; performs routine maintenance and janitorial duties; ensures work is in compliance with safety requirements. Job Description: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of methods a...
BUILDING COMPLEX MAINTENANCE WORKER Requirements are 3-5 yrs experience in commercial building maintenance or a combination of experience and related education. Ability to serve in 7 day on-call rotation. Mandatory licenses include possession of a 3rd Class Engineer's license issued by the National Institute for the Uniform Licensing of Power Engineers Inc (and equivalent city of Racine issued lic...
BUILDING MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN Tamarack Trails, a 320 unit condominium community located on Madison’s west side, is seeking the employment of an experienced building maintenance technician. Duties include general interior and exterior building and some grounds maintenance. The ideal candidate will have work experience in more than one of the following areas: carpentry, painting, roofing, siding,...
Company Confidential Pittsburgh, PA, 15222
BUILDING MAINTENANCE Person needed for full time general building maintenance for commercial office buildings. Responsible for preventative maintenance and repairs. Candidate must have general HVAC/plumbing experience, a valid driver's license, and be able to work independently. Great benefits packageReply to: Box # 7223 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, P.O. Box 300, Pittsburgh, PA 15230...
Ratner Companies is the largest family-owned and operated chain of hair salons in the country, operating nearly 1,000 salons in 16 states. In the past 40 years, Ratner Companies has done over 15 billion in sales, employed more than 100,000 licensed stylists and is currently approaching 1,000 operating locations. Its diverse brands include Hair Cuttery, BUBBLES, Salon Cielo and Spa, ColorWorks, an...
Job Description Benefits Supplemental Questions Duties: Under general supervision, performs journey-level tasks in repair and maintenance including carpentry, plumbing, mechanical, HVAC, and basic electrical work. Performs facilities maintenance and repair tasks, including electrical, HVAC, plumbing and carpentry. Operates and maintains hand and power tools. Works independently, and makes app...
Rondout Valley Central School Building Maintenance Mechanic HVAC repair and maintenance experience required. HVAC certification preferred Sr. Account Clerk/Typist - Tax Collector Civil Service eligibility required. Substitute Registered Nurses $175.00 per day Rondout Valley Central School Please send letter of interest and resume to: Rondout Valley Central School Attn: Karen F. Sakell...
Building Maintenance helper needed at Moravia Central School District $14.05/hr. See specifics at - Job Opportunities or call 497-2670 for application...
BUILDING MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST This is a full-time non-competitive position; no eligible list is required. Work schedule is Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. This position reports to the Director of Plant Operations and is responsible for skilled building trades work requiring a comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of one or more of the building construction or maintenance trades,...
Click To View TOWN OF MILLIS Temporary Part-Time Building Maintenance Worker The Town of Millis seeks applicants to fill a temporary part-time Building Maintenance position at the Veterans Memorial Building. The sole purpose of this position is to clean the archival glass cases in the building and employment is limited to completion of the project. Salary is $15.23 per hour. There are no benef...
Click To View TOWN OF MILLIS Part-Time Building Maintenance Worker The Town of Millis seeks applicants to fill a part-time Building Maintenance position at the Public Library. This is a fifteen (15) hour per week position, with specific hours to be determined by the Library Director. Duties include cleaning and other general custodial duties as assigned. Salary range starts at $13.94 per hour...

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