Facilities Technicians handle the maintenance, inspection, and repair of the interior and exterior of buildings and complexes. They are responsible for various facility systems, including the ventilator, humidifier and air conditioning, water and water treatment, heating, and electrical systems. Facilities Technicians also inspect and verify emergency power and fire suppression systems.
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What's Your Future as a Facilities Technician (255B)?
Apprentice wage increases with skill and experience. Fully qualified workers average $19.00 per hour.
Facilities Technician (255B)
|Do you enjoy doing a variety of tasks daily?|
|Do you enjoy problem-solving and coming up with a solution?|
|Can you read and interpret blueprints, codes, regulations, and are you able to communicate effectively and clearly with co-workers and other tradespeople?|
|Are you able to follow Health & Safety guidelines?|
|Are you able to lift more than 50lbs? Are you able to stand or sit for long periods of time? Are you comfortable working at all heights?|
|Are you conscious of the environment?|
|Are you reliable, a self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision?|
If you checked YES to the majority of these questions, a career as a Facilities Technician may be for you!
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