Building Maintenance Job Description

Building Maintenance Job Description

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Building maintenance provides maintenance to the buildings, vehicles and associated facilities, including electrical, plumbing, lighting, HVAC, structural and landscaping.

Building Maintenance Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective building maintenance job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included building maintenance job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Perform minor painting, carpentry and masonry work
Splices wires by stripping insulation from terminal leads, twisting or soldering wires together, and applying tape or terminal caps in order to repair HVAC and refrigeration equipment
Connects HVAC wiring to household power supply
Repairs or replaces any faulty, hazardous, or broken HVAC and refrigeration equipment
Assists on projects such as HVAC and refrigeration equipment
Responsible for assuring that all equipment in facility including the computer room (Fire Alarm Systems, Generator, Boilers, A/C Units, Anhydrous Ammonia familiarity a plus, UPS System, UPS Batteries, Modular Power Units, Security System and Building Management System and Environmental Units) is on a preventative maintenance program and that tasks are being completed
Perform minor plumbing maintenance
Perform electrical work up to and including 480 vac/3 phase
Lighting repairs, replacements and upgrades
Troubleshoot, repair, and service HVAC related equipment, compressor change out, motor replacement, leak detection, repair belts, filters, and drains

Building Maintenance Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Building Maintenance

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: HVAC, NAPE, EPA

Education for Building Maintenance

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the building maintenance job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in General Education, Painting, Education, Technical, Associates, Management, Industrial, Engineering, Military, Trades

Skills for Building Maintenance

Desired skills for building maintenance include:

Electrical
Plumbing
Use and care of tools and equipment used in facility and ground maintenance
HVAC
Painting
Carpentry
Lighting
Alarm systems
Basic Interior and Exterior building maintenance
Communication systems

Desired experience for building maintenance includes:

College graduate with education in a related field, or equivalent work experience
3 years experience in semi-skilled building maintenance duties
Installs control and distribution apparatus such as switches, relays, and thermostats in HCAV and refrigeration equipment
Inspects, trouble shoots, and maintains HCAV and refrigeration equipment
Performs any routine maintenance to the facilities refrigeration equipment
Participates in the weekend “on-call” schedule and responds to calls in a timely and appropriate manner

Building Maintenance Examples

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Building Maintenance Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a building maintenance. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for building maintenance
  • Electrical generator inspections, operations, and minor repairs
  • Responsible for monitoring capacity on campus
  • Responsible for maintaining access and counts computers
  • Performs general labor, such as but not limited to carrying, stacking, and sorting of materials used in and around the job site, debris removal
  • Clean up job site and equipment by means of vacuum, mop, broom, floor scrubber, waxer, steam cleaner, high pressure spray cleaner, other types of cleaning devices or equipment
  • Ensures the CMMS software data files are complete and current
  • Report any obvious building/equipment repairs
  • Hangs lights, replaces receptacles, lamps, ballasts
  • Manages contracts and contracted services that pertain to the maintenance of the facility and grounds
  • Implements policies and procedures for the Building Maintenance Department, including compliance of all company standards relating to quality of products and services
Qualifications for building maintenance
  • Physical dexterity and ability to lift 50lbs
  • General Building Maintenance a plus
  • Able to lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds, frequently required climbing or balancing
  • Certificate from a college or technical school
  • Industrial plant maintenance experience preferred
  • Must be able to see and hear plant equipment
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Building Maintenance Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of building maintenance. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for building maintenance
  • Clean/organize maintenance related areas to keep compliant with regulations
  • Maintain machinery, equipment, and tools by cleaning, lubricating, greasing, oiling to ensure optimum working order
  • Apply paint, varnish, and stain to all types of surfaces in order to protect and beautify surfaces using appropriate tools and equipment
  • Complete minor roofing repairs, keep rooflines and drains clear of debris
  • Adjust and maintain doors and door openers
  • Repair and minor patching to floor surfaces
  • Perform miscellaneous maintenance work such as snow removal, changing filters and light bulbs, Ballasts
  • Respond to work order requests and supervisors' directions to perform troubleshooting, installation, repairs, replacements, and maintenance tasks
  • Effectively communicate and coordinate with internal and external project participants to ensure that all parties are well-informed and that work proceeds on schedule with minimal impact to University operations
  • Match completed work orders to invoices for accounts payable
Qualifications for building maintenance
  • Able to move and carry 50 pounds
  • Ability to work on elevated surfaces
  • Able to work in extreme temperatures and noise levels
  • Basic understanding of programmable logic controllers (PLC’s)
  • Will assist production and line maintenance when necessary but primary responsibility will be for facilities maintenance
  • Must keep work areas clean
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Building Maintenance Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of building maintenance. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for building maintenance
  • Manage all outside services used to maintain functionality of dealership, including but not limited, to HVAC, plumbing, electrical, janitorial, roofing, landscaping, and fire protection services
  • Preform general building maintenance such as changing light bulbs (basic electrical issues), repairing doors, light plumbing
  • Perform HVAC preventive maintenance duties including changing filters, lubrication of motors, drive systems, cleaning coils, changing of belts, replacement of pumps and motors
  • Aid in the training, coaching and development of Engineering staff
  • Participation in recruiting and performance reviews
  • Assisting in scheduling and payroll
  • Being an effective member of the Emergency Response and Crisis Team
  • Supporting Engineering Department Health & Safety program
  • Assisting in ordering parts, supplies, tools and shop materials
  • Aid in the administration of the Engineering Department with purchase orders, inventory, filing, documentation, internal and external guest requests, dispatching and technical support
Qualifications for building maintenance
  • No certifications or licenses are required
  • Three years experience working in a Construction / Maintenance Service environment
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to take direction from and coordinate all assigned work with department management, project managers & associates in related departments, ie Engineering, Purchasing, Store Support Capability to analyze and solve coordination and maintenance issues with internal and external stakeholders
  • Must have excellent work history including proven dependability
  • Required computer skills
  • Manual dexterity, good eyesight, and hand-eye coordination physical strength and stamina
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Building Maintenance Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a building maintenance. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for building maintenance
  • Empty and sanitize waste receptacles
  • Responsible for maintaining an adequate stock of supplies and parts such as needed in day-to-day maintenance
  • Perform general tasks to maintain buildings
  • Perform routine, repetitive daily inspections and maintenance necessary to the building’s exteriors and interiors
  • Inspects properties and communicates with management regarding proper grounds keeping and general cleanup and maintenance
  • Ensure disposal areas are kept clean and in safe conditions
  • Performs custodial duties as required
  • Maintains accurate records of preventative maintenance schedules and MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets)
  • Facilitates weekly safety checks to ensure a safe and clean environment for the patrons of the facility and eliminate all hazards
  • Regularly check the building for repairs and repair as needed
Qualifications for building maintenance
  • Properly uses and applies Process Safety Management (PSM)
  • Prefer industrial plant maintenance experience
  • Must be able to work whatever schedule is needed
  • Ability to organize/schedule work activities
  • Ability to work safely while on a ladder
  • Ability to safely operate power tools, equipment, and hand tools
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Building Maintenance Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a building maintenance. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for building maintenance
  • Troubleshoot simple pneumatic, hydraulic, belts, conveyors and other minor production machinery issues
  • Ensures building maintenance
  • May manages staff to ensure grounds maintenance and monitors performance
  • Manages lawn care, sprinkler system operation and repair, pruning, clean-up, window cleaning, roof repair, asphalt repair
  • Creates maintenance schedules, records all repairs or updates on equipment and regular scheduled maintenance
  • Manages building remodels, repairs and maintenance
  • Ensures that all inspections are current
  • Assist Building Maintenance Mechanic and other personnel with installations, modifications, adjustments and replacements of tools equipment and any other maintenance projects as assigned
  • Assist management in capital and minor building projects and all moves adds and changes
  • Other relevant duties and assignments as assigned such as the safety committee
Qualifications for building maintenance
  • Ability to adapt to changes in assignments
  • Knowledge of the standard methods, practices principles, tools, and equipment used in a variety of trades
  • Ability to perform the most difficult or non-routine assignments
  • Skill in constructing, altering, and repairing walls, doors, windows, furniture, cabinets, finishes and furnishings based on deficiencies identified
  • Ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously for extended periods of time
  • Ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects

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