Facilities maintenance workers perform routine repairs and preventive maintenance to ensure building systems operate efficiently.
Students in Facilities Maintenance are trained in the following subject areas:
- Using carpentry and masonry skills to maintain existing facilities
- Learning to properly use tools and equipment to repair facility structures and systems, including plumbing and electrical
- Maintaining systems that keep a building safe and secure, and that control its environment
- Finishing and sealing building surfaces
- Developing skills in landscaping to maintain the facility’s grounds
- Building cabinets (optional)
Before entering the program, students must:
- Complete all required activity in the Career Preparation Period, including Career Exploration and Career Success/Workplace Skills.
- Meet basic academic requirements in math and reading.
As a Job Corps student, you will have the opportunity to earn credentials in your training area that may lead to greater employment opportunities, higher wages, and promotions.
Facilities Maintenance Numbers to Know
National average earning potential for this career
Completion times vary by training area. Check with your admissions advisor.
While on the job, you will be expected to display the following traits at all times:
Attention to detail