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Building Maintenance Technician - Facilities Maintenance

City of Savannah

Listing Summary

Job Title

Building Maintenance Technician - Facilities Maintenance

Closing Date/Time

Mon. 01/31/22 11:59 PM Eastern Time


$21.10 Hourly
$844.00 Weekly

Job Type

Full-Time Permanent


5 Interchange Court, Savannah, Georgia


Real Estate Services Department

Purpose  Benefits  Supplemental Questions 

New Starting Salary!! $21.10/hour

Are you ready to walk through the door of opportunity? You are on the right path towards a new and exciting opportunity to embrace a new beginning! If you are up for the challenge and are seeking a rewarding career in a fast-paced work environment, career progression and the chance to learn from the best, then we want you! Get ready to take the next step and envision your career with our awesome Facilities Maintenance team.

Our Facilities Maintenance Department has an immediate opening for a dedicated Building Maintenance Technician to maintain our City buildings that require constant support and maintenance. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing general maintenance and repair work on buildings, equipment, grounds, and related facilities: and performs semi-skilled manual work involving building maintenance, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting and drywall, masonry, custodial, or other maintenance projects. Assists in ensuring that the operation, construction, and maintenance of buildings, equipment, and systems are in compliance with applicable laws, codes, regulations, and standards: conducts maintenance inspections of buildings, equipment, grounds, and facilities to identify potential problems, unsafe conditions, and needed repairs; and initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations. We are looking for a professional who can take the initiative and help anticipate problems before they occur. Must be able to communicate effectively with City staff, coworkers, vendors, and anyone else he or she encounters on the job. .

As the new  Building Maintenance Technician you will be responsible for performing skilled and complex daily activities in the maintenance, repair and construction of public facilities and other structures to include HVAC.


Come for the job...Stay for the challenge! At the City of Savannah, YOU control your destiny!

We'll take care of you too! We offer a excellent benefits package to include health, dental and vision, defined contribution plan (457b), life insurance, wellness programs, vacation, sick leave, and 12 paid holidays, employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement.


Women, minorities and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

We are a Veteran-friendly employer.


 Essential Job Functions:

  • Perform complex maintenance and diagnostic services for masonry, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and similar systems maintenance, repair, or construction of City facilities or structures. 

  • Installs, repairs, and maintains door hardware. 

  • Installs, repairs, and finishes drywall. 

  • Installs and repairs various types of flooring. 

  • Installs and repairs drop ceiling tiles. 

  • Installs wall-mount TV’s, dry erase boards, and pictures. 

  • Installs, moves, and repairs furniture. 

  • Estimate and procure compatible materials and tools required to perform maintenance, repair and construction-related functions. 

  • Maintain appropriate work records and documents, including work orders and formal and 

  • informal inspections. 

  • Prepare and process daily work reports, inspection reports, work orders, requisitions, 

  • sketches, etc. 

  • Inspect facilities to identify maintenance and repair requirements and priorities. 

  • Respond to emergency and non-emergency service calls, diagnoses problems and makes 

  • minor repairs. 

  • Follow all company and safety and security policies and procedures; report any maintenance problems, safety hazards, accidents, or injuries; complete safety training and certifications.  

  • Performs other related duties as assigned. 



 Minimum Qualifications:

High School graduation or GED equivalent and two (2) years of experience in performing carpentry, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, masonry and minor construction maintenance and repairs or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Must possess and maintain valid state driver's license with an acceptable driving history.

Work Location: 5 Interchange Court  Work Hours: 7:00 am - 3:30 pm

Additional Requirements
Background investigation, including supervised drug screen, post offer/pre-employment medical screen; and verification of education, certifications, and licenses required prior to employment.


 Additional Information:

Knowledge of maintenance procedures and practices. 

Knowledge of applicable safety precautions. 

Knowledge of installation techniques. 

Knowledge of materials and equipment needed to perform maintenance jobs. 

Skill in organizing work. 

Skill in the operation of maintenance tools and equipment. 

Skill in reading work orders. 

Skill in performing building maintenance tasks of varying difficulty with limited supervision. 

Skill in oral and written communication. 


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