Do you enjoy working and creating with your hands? Gain a sense of satisfaction after fixing things that are broken and completing projects?
Then you may be a good fit for Job Corps’ Facilities Maintenance training program.
On the job, you will ...
Maintain and repair machines, mechanical equipment, flooring, plumbing, electrical systems and HVAC systems, usually in large buildings
Diagnose issues and decide the best way to fix them
Use blueprints and meet with clients to estimate repairs or costs
Be expected to be organized and keep detailed records of your work
Some of the career options you will have ...
Most Facilities Maintenance Job Corps graduates go to work for commercial buildings, schools or residential complexes as a building and grounds supervisor, facilities director, field operations manager, or space planning and logistics leader.
The credentials you will earn ...
Students who complete Job Corps’ Facilities Maintenance training program can earn industry-recognized credentials from such organizations as the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).
Students should also earn a state-issued learner’s permit and driver’s license upon completion of the program.
What you’ll need to start training ...
Have a high school diploma or equivalent (can be earned at all Job Corps centers)
Completion of all introductory and career preparation courses
Passing scores on all written and performance tests
Meet academic (math and reading) requirements