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Working As A Facility Maintenance Technician

  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Getting Information
  • Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment
  • $36,630

    Average Salary

What Does A Facility Maintenance Technician Do At Johnson Controls

* Performs a variety of service work in one or more specialized building systems such as HVAC, mechanical, electrical / electronic, plumbing, hydraulics, carpentry, general building repairs etc.
* Plans, selects, and lays out required materials for service and repair work.
* Works from drawings, schematics, blueprints, job layouts or verbal instructions and operates a variety of tools and machines incidental to operations.
* Requisitions new supplies and equipment.
* Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
* Complies with all company policies and procedures and adhere to company standards

What Does A Facility Maintenance Technician Do At Providence Health & Services

* Prioritize and complete work orders from residents and staff in a timely manner.
* Facilitate apartment turnover activities including but not limited to patching, painting, facilitating carpet and flooring replacement, supervising cleaning, etc.
* Coordinate and interface with repair and replacement contractors as necessary.
* Work with Housing Director to implement a preventative maintenance schedule for any equipment or fixtures that require it.
* Ensure cleanliness of facility per cleaning schedule, monitor common areas for cleanliness, and initiate cleaning efforts when warranted.
* Tasks may include cleaning and polishing floors, walls, ceilings, windows, and equipment, and building fixtures using water hose or steam cleaning and power washing equipment, scrapers, brooms, and a variety of hand tools.
* Clean and ensure the highest standards of hygiene are maintained in indoor and outdoor trash and recycling area (i.e. handling items, tools, cleaning supplies, emptying recycle bins, trash cans, maintaining trash chute rooms and outdoor trash area).
* Complete special projects and other related duties as directed by Housing Director

What Does A Facility Maintenance Technician Do At Rockwell Collins

* Supports facilities staff through preventative, scheduled and emergency maintenance, cleaning, repair and renovation of building, mechanical systems, physical plant and/or grounds.
* Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
* Assists in facility and space usage planning.
* Maintains emergency/disaster preparedness and recovery plans.
* Maintains facilities recordkeeping systems and procedures.
* Upholds continued knowledge of all federal, state and local codes and ordinances pertinent to facilities planning, design construction and maintenance

What Does A Facility Maintenance Technician Do At Hampshire Farms

* Performs building maintenance and repair.
* Work involves but, not limited to HVAC, electrical, plumbing and agricultural equipment repair or replacement.
* Operates equipment including trucks and loaders.
* Implements preventative maintenance.
* Practices safety procedures and follows Company and all safety protocols.
* Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
* Communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing.
* Schedule flexibility.
* Perform other job duties as assigned and complete assigned tasks within established guidelines and time frames

What Does A Facility Maintenance Technician Do At Marriott International

* Respond and attend to guest repair requests.
* Communicate with guests/customers to resolve maintenance issues.
* Perform preventive maintenance on tools and kitchen and mechanical room equipment, including cleaning and lubrication.
* Visually inspect tools, equipment, or machines.
* Carry equipment (e.g., tools, radio).
* Identify, locate, and operate all shut-off valves for equipment and all utility shut-offs for buildings.
* Maintain maintenance inventory and requisition parts and supplies as needed.
* Communicate each days activities and problems that occur to the other shifts using approved communication programs and standards.
* Display basic knowledge or ability to acquire knowledge in the following categories: air conditioning and refrigeration, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, pneumatic/electronic systems and controls, carpentry and finish skills, kitchen equipment, vehicles, energy conservation, and/or general building.
* Perform all surface preparation, painting, minor drywall and wood trim repair, light bulb and A/C filter replacement and the complete and thorough clean up of the painting or repair area.
* Test, troubleshoot and perform basic repair on all types of equipment, plumbing (e.g., plunge toilets and unclog drains), electrical components including lamps, cosmetic items, extension cords, vacuum cleaners, internet devices, replace electrical switches and outlets, and other guestroom items.
* Program TV's and perform general housekeeping and engineering-related inventory duties.
* Use the Lockout/Tagout system before performing any maintenance work.
* Perform repairs on interior and exterior landscaping as well as external landscaping sprinklers, Display basic computer skills including inputting air handler schedules and making temperature changes.
* Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report any maintenance problems, safety hazards, accidents, or injuries; complete safety training and certifications; and properly store flammable materials.
* Ensure uniform and personal appearance are clean and professional, maintain confidentiality of proprietary information, and protect company assets.
* Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards, anticipate and address guests service needs, assist individuals with disabilities, and thank guests with genuine appreciation.
* Adhere to quality expectations and standards.
* Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others, support team to reach common goals, and listen and respond appropriately to the concerns of other employees.
* Speak with others using clear and professional language.
* Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 50 pounds without assistance and heavier lifting or movement tasks with assistance.
* Move up and down stairs, service ramps, and/or ladders.
* Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping.
* Enter and locate work-related information using computers.
* Perform other reasonable job duties as requested.
* To apply now, go to: https://marriott.taleo.Net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=180008I5 Marriott International is consistently recognized as an employer of choice globally by FORTUNE magazine, DiversityInc and Great Places to Work Institute, among others.
* Visit www.marriott.com/careers to learn more about our workplace culture and career opportunities.
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How To Become A Facility Maintenance Technician

Jobs in this field typically do not require any formal education beyond high school. General maintenance and repair workers often learn their skills on the job. They start by doing simple tasks and watching and learning from skilled maintenance workers.


Many maintenance and repair workers learn some basic skills in high school shop or technical education classes, postsecondary trade or vocational schools, or community colleges.

Courses in mechanical drawing, electricity, woodworking, blueprint reading, mathematics, and computers are useful. Maintenance and repair workers often do work that involves electrical, plumbing, heating, and air-conditioning systems or painting and roofing tasks. Workers need a good working knowledge of many repair and maintenance tasks.

Practical training, available at many adult education centers and community colleges, is another option for workers to learn tasks such as drywall repair and basic plumbing.


General maintenance and repair workers usually start by watching and learning from skilled maintenance workers. They begin by doing simple tasks, such as fixing leaky faucets and replacing lightbulbs. After gaining experience, general maintenance and repair workers move on to more difficult tasks, such as overhauling machinery or building walls.

Some general maintenance and repair workers learn their skills by assisting other types of repair or construction workers, including machinery repairers, carpenters, or electricians.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Licensing requirements vary by state and locality. For more complex tasks, workers may need to be licensed in a particular specialty, such as electrical or plumbing work.


Some maintenance and repair workers decide to train in one specific craft and become craftworkers, such as electricians, heating and air-conditioning mechanics, or plumbers.

Other maintenance workers eventually open their own repair or contracting business. However, those who want to become a project manager or own their own business may need some postsecondary education or a degree in construction management. For more information, see the profile on construction managers.

Within small organizations, promotion opportunities may be limited.

Important Qualities

Customer-service skills. These workers interact with customers on a regular basis. They need to be friendly and able to address customers’ questions.

Dexterity. Many repair and maintenance tasks, such as repairing small devices, connecting or attaching components, and using hand tools, require a steady hand and good hand–eye coordination.

Troubleshooting skills. Workers find, diagnose, and repair problems. They perform tests to figure out the cause of problems before fixing equipment.

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Facility Maintenance Technician Career Paths

Facility Maintenance Technician
Facilities Maintenance Manager Director Of Facilities General Manager
Area Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Hvac Technician Building Engineer
Chief Engineer
10 Yearsyrs
Facilities Manager Project Manager
Construction Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Maintenance Manager Property Manager General Contractor
Construction Superintendent
9 Yearsyrs
Maintenance Director Operations Director
Director Of Facilities
11 Yearsyrs
Driver Operation Supervisor Plant Manager
Director Of Plant Operations
14 Yearsyrs
Delivery Driver Operations Manager Assistant Director
Environmental Services Director
9 Yearsyrs
Industrial Maintenance Technician Service Technician Maintenance Supervisor
Facilities Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Driver Delivery Driver Electrician
General Contractor
6 Yearsyrs
Maintenance Manager Driver Field Supervisor
General Superintendent
11 Yearsyrs
Maintenance Technician Supervisor Maintenance Supervisor
Maintenance Director
11 Yearsyrs
Hvac Technician Maintenance Supervisor
Maintenance Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Facilities Maintenance Manager General Manager Technician
Maintenance Supervisor
7 Yearsyrs
Industrial Maintenance Technician Maintenance Technician Production Supervisor
Manufacturing Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Maintenance Technician Supervisor Maintenance Manager Operations Manager
Operations Director
9 Yearsyrs
Maintenance Supervisor Maintenance Manager
Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Facilities Manager Operations Manager
Plant Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Maintenance Director Engineering Director Technical Director
Production Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Maintenance Supervisor Project Manager
Program Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Delivery Driver Electrician Foreman
Project Superintendent
10 Yearsyrs
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Facility Maintenance Technician Demographics


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  • White

  • Hispanic or Latino

  • Asian

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  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • French

  • Arabic

  • Filipino

  • Japanese

  • Carrier

  • Cheyenne

  • Tagalog

  • Dakota

  • Polish

  • Thai

  • Italian

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Top Skills for A Facility Maintenance Technician


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Top Facility Maintenance Technician Skills

  1. Hvac
  2. Safety Procedures
  3. Facilities Maintenance Technician
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Tuned and balanced previously neglected HVAC systems to reduce energy usage and increase tenant comfort.
  • Advised and trained team members on battery changing safety procedures.
  • Trained as an ICBM Facilities Maintenance Technician.
  • Take care of any emergency call during working hours and find a solution immediately.
  • Write: Procedures involving correct use and operation of machinery, preventative maintenance procedures and schedules.

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