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Sample maintenance technician job description 

[Company X] is looking for a maintenance technician who will oversee the upkeep of our facilities. Individuals in this role will leverage their technical experience — from plumbing to carpentry to electrical systems — to ensure the continued stability of our operations. They will be responsible for performing building inspections, stocking inventories, and scheduling repairs. In doing so, the maintenance technician will solve problems and facilitate excellent conditions for our customers and workers.

Objectives of this role

  • Build a strong reputation for [Company X]’s facilities

  • Maintain plumbing, electrical, and carpentry equipment

  • Establish maintenance processes and procedures

  • Improve cleanliness and sanitation protocols

  • Address customer and employee concerns and fix facility problems

  • Expedite repairs to help [Company X] more quickly accomplish its goals


  • Inspect buildings, equipment, and systems for stability and quality

  • Build and execute maintenance budget plans

  • Schedule routine repairs for a variety of [Company X]’s facilities

  • Perform tasks such as parts replacements, cleaning, landscaping, and more

  • Maintain inventory records on a per-department basis

  • Oversee [Company X]’s heating and plumbing functions

Skills and qualifications

  • HVAC or other relevant certification

  • Capable of lifting loads over 50 pounds

  • Proficient with plumbing to fix potential drainage problems

  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple competing priorities

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Stamina to stay active throughout the workday

Preferred qualifications

  • Willingness to work nights, weekends, and holidays as needed

  • Deep knowledge of electrical and hydraulic systems

  • Comprehensive command of maintenance procedures and techniques

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Carpentry skills to address any facility structural issues

  • Proficiency with electrical wiring