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Building Maintenance Tech

Starting Wage

$18.00 / hour

Avg. Wage Upon Completion

$26.00 / hour

On The Job Training

4,000 hours

see Training Summary below

Related Courses Required

4 courses or 288 hours

see Classes Offered below

Key Skills

  • Strong math skills, English to metric unit conversion, fraction to decimal conversion, and basic geometry and trigonometry
  • Multi tasking is essential
  • Not afraid of electricity
  • Ability to work with your hands (mechanical aptitude)
  • May have to work on ladders or below machines
  • Good at many things but not necessarily an expert at any one thing
  • Problem solving, troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of tools: wrenches, screwdrivers, hammers, pliers, vice grips, and other hand tools
  • Ability to measure using a ruler and/or tape measure, using micrometers, or using other measuring tools is a bonus

Character Traits

  • Mid level of self confidence, likes to work independently, likes working with hands, good communication skills
  • Likes repairing bikes, lawnmowers, Motocross, boats, cars or household items.

Dual Enrollment Courses

These classes can be taken through MCC by FLYAP participants

  • TAM 101
    Machine Theory
  • TAM 105
    Machine Project Laboratory
  • TAM 121
    Mathematics for Machinists I
  • TAM 131
    Machine Shop Print Reading I
  • TAM 141
    Machine Shop Laboratory
  • HVA 101
    Basic Refrigeration Theory
  • HVA 103
    Heating Systems
  • HVA 105
    Electric and Motor Controls

Apprenticeship Training Summary

  • 750 hours
    Cleaning requirements and material handling
  • 550 hours
    Basic electricity switches, outlets, light sockets etc.
  • 550 hours
    Basic carpentry skills
  • 550 hours
    Basic plumbing skills
  • 550 hours
    Paint, drywall and plaster
  • 550 hours
    Mechanical repair of equipment and or machines
  • 500 hours
    Misc. windows, screens, flooring and record keeping

  • 4,000 hours

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As a youth apprentice, you will receive education and skills through job shadowing in 11th grade and a paid co-op in 12th grade. What’s more, upon completion, you will have the highly sought-after skills and experience that could make your career possibilities limitless.

In this program, you will have an opportunity to interview with several companies in multiple trades. And when you graduate, you will already have an understanding of these companies and what they offer.

We are here to be part of your decision discussion. Let’s build your future together.

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