Facility Maintenance Technician

This is a 248 hour course that instructs the student in various technical skills that includes:  Carpentry, Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, OSHA Safety, HRD skills.  In partnership with the National Apartment Association, this class also includes Aquatic Facility Maintenance certification and Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician (CAMT) certification

Prerequisite:  High school/GED, along with CRC and TABE

Occupation Description

Facility maintenance technicians have the skills to do maintenance and make repairs that are routinely needed in commercial facilities and residential structures. They will be able to use blueprints and specialized tools and equipment necessary to make these repairs. They will have the certifications necessary to allow them to perform their duties.

Careers Available

Careers are available in housing complexes, such as apartments; office building or medical centers.  These include specialty jobs and multi-skill jobs covered by this course.

Entry-Level Salary

Entry-level salary range – $24,000 to $28,000 per year

Learning Objectives

Students will learn the basic skills needed for the installation and repair of doors, windows, flooring, roofing, siding and other carpentry skills.  The safe use of carpentry power and hand tools.  They will learn the installation and repair of electrical components and circuits along with electrical code and safety, receive hands on training in HVAC service and repair including CFC certification, the installation and repair of plumbing equipment, including the plumbing codes and safety.

Recommended Courses and Skills

Any of the existing technical skills courses such as HVAC Service Tech level 1&2, Plumbing Helper, and Electrician Helper. Strong math skills and good mechanical skills are needed.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Should have the ability to work in a team environment, be organized, detail-oriented and problem solving.

Program Contact

For more information contact Jerry Hobson – Technical Skills Coordinator at 336.734.7726.