Baker & Taylor Describes the job responsibilities of building maintenance workers and explains what is needed to get a position in the field.
Rosen Pub Group Building maintenance workers are engaged in operating and maintaining high-tech, computerized power plant systems, as well as light plumbing and electrical work in various types of buildings. This valuable guide instructs readers in how to parlay their handyman skills into a stable, secure, varied, and never boring career in a variety of buildings and institutions. The skills required for each specialty and type of building are spelled out, and proven job search and interview strategies are shared. Invaluable advice concerning workplace dynamics and etiquette, interactions with the public, relations with bosses and coworkers, and employee benefits is also offered. This is an eye-opening peek at all of the great employment possibilities available behind the scenes of nearly every building you pass every day. Devoted as it is to career preparedness, it is also a wonderful resource that satisfies the relevant Common Core Curriculum Standards for the reading of informational texts.