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Maintenance Worker

Company: Labor Finders
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Job Description:

Your DayThe job responsibilities may include: Maintaining and repairing machines, mechanical equipment, and buildings. Fixing or replacing faulty electrical switches, outlets, and circuit breakers. Inspecting and diagnosing problems and figuring out the best way to correct them. Performing routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly. Assembling and setting up machinery or equipment. Planning repair work using blueprints or diagrams. Doing general cleaning and upkeep of buildings, gardens/yards and properties. Meeting with clients to estimate repairs and costs. Keeping detailed records of work performed. Performing cleaning activities such as dusting, mopping, collecting trash etc. Handling minor fixes such as repairing broken locks, filling gaps on walls, replacing light bulbs, etc. Installing appliances and equipment. Inspecting, troubleshooting & checking functionality of equipment and systems (e.g. ventilation, fire alarm). Reporting to a facilities or maintenance manager for issues. Cleaning spills and other hazards with appropriate equipment. Moving or lift heavy supplies and equipment. Working in shifts, possibly evening hours and/or weekends. In addition to a physical strength, depth perception and eye-hand coordination, an ideal Maintenance Worker will have: Proven experience as assistant director or other similar position Basic knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems Experience using hand and electrical tools. Ability to read technical manuals and drawings. Very good communication and interpersonal skills. Physical stamina and dexterity. Ability to work in variable conditions, with as noise, odors, dust or temperature, with frequent interruptions. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Good judgment and problem solving skills. Ability to follow instructions, demonstrate initiative, and work independently. A High School diploma or equivalent. Completion of an apprenticeship is a bonus. An understanding of general building operations. Direct or related work experience - Plumbing, electrical and other trade skills are extremely useful. Your GainWhat you may gain while on the job: Communication skills- providing information to supervisors and co-workers by phone, in writing or in person. Building Relationships - providing service to customers and working in a non-competitive environment. Independence - Work independently and make your own decisions to meet your responsibilities. Teaching & mentoring skills - helping train and prepare new employees for the job. Staying active - Keep yourself actively busy and moving throughout the day. Rewarding career - opportunities for advancement to move into craft-worker positions, supervisory, or management roles. Questions? Contact Your Local Branch Office

Keywords: Labor Finders, Portsmouth , Maintenance Worker, Professions , Portsmouth, Virginia

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