Maintenance Worker

This Maintenance worker job description template includes the list of most important Maintenance worker’s duties and responsibilities. It is customizable and ready to post to job boards. Use it to save time, attract qualified candidates and hire best employees.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Perform cleaning activities such as dusting, mopping etc.
  • Perform minor repairs 
  • Check control panels and electrical wiring to identify issues
  • Install appliances and equipment
  • Do garden/yard upkeep by mowing lawn, collecting trash etc.
  • Conduct maintenance tasks such as replacing light bulbs
  • Maintain, service, clean and properly store equipment
  • Check functionality of safety systems (e.g. fire alarm)
  • Inspect and repair all damages to building surfaces
  • Participate in different projects (e.g. renovations)
  • Report to a facilities or maintenance manager for issues
  • Ensure adherence to quality standards and health and safety regulations
  • Perform other related duties and activities as required


  • Previous working experience as a Maintenance Worker for 1-2 years
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Certification of apprenticeship 


Additional skills which may benefit anyone considering a job as an maintenance worker include:

  • Experience performing routine maintenance.
  • Strong organizational and follow up skills.
  • Eye for detail.
  • Professional presentation and attitude.
  • Ability to maintain focus while working individually.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Skilled in the use of hand and power tools.