Information about this exciting field:
Nothing new remains new forever. Complex structures and areas within many types of facilities need to be maintained. Buildings must be kept safe and code-compliant through skilled repairs, maintenance, and renovation. Do you consider yourself a “jack-of-all-trades”? If so, Building and Facilities Maintenance Technology might be the right fit for you. To learn more about this dynamic field, click here.
Is this program for me?
Courses that include Structure Maintenance, Building Climate Controls, Electrical Systems Basics, HVAC, Electric Motors, and the Fundamentals of Plumbing are an integral part of this well-rounded program that provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the workplace. Here are some qualities and skills that are essential for the successful Building and Facilities Maintenance Technology graduate:
- Ability to read prints and schematics
- Adept at using a variety of tools
- Safety conscious
- Building Climate Controls
- Fundamentals of Plumbing
- Fundamentals of Structural Maintenance
Where might I find a job?
The Building and Facilities Maintenance Technology program prepares students for employment in the maintenance and repair of multi-family residential and commercial structures (and associated fixtures and appliances). Graduates may seek entry-level employment in a non-manufacturing maintenance environment. They may seek employment as maintenance technicians for commercial or residential properties, as independent maintenance contractors, or as industrial maintenance technicians.
Building and Facilities Maintenance Technology courses are offered at the Marietta Campus.
- Michael Turkington