Facilities Mechanics maintain building equipment and system components, including those for heating/ventilation and domestic appliances. They also inspect and perform maintenance on plumbing, air conditioning, and low-voltage electrical systems; inspect fire safety equipment; maintain the building envelope, roofing, and exterior; and perform grounds maintenance.
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What Preparation and Training Do You Need?
What's Your Future as a Facilities Maintenance Mechanic (255W)?
Apprentice wage increases with skill and experience. Fully qualified workers average $19.00 per hour.
Facilities Maintenance Mechanic (255W)
|Do you have good hand-eye coordination? Is it easy for you to spot differences in size, shape, contour or form?
|Do you like to work on different tasks every day? Do you enjoy working in a team environment?
|Are you able to read blueprints and measurements accurately?
|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 able to work indoors and outdoors? Do you have great communication skills?
|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 Maintenance Mechanic may be for you!
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