Job Title: General Maintenance Worker III
City: Charleston
State: SC

Company Description

The Building People is a recognized leader in real estate facilities services. Our global organization delivers total lifecycle solutions for clients that integrate technology, buildings, and people to solve today's complex challenges for building owners, occupiers and stakeholders. We empower our clients to maximize the workplace experience and reduce costs without sacrificing quality and reliability. Our strategy leads clients towards the future of facilities through a connected real estate model that propagates new norms to deliver organizational efficiency, sustainability, and savings.

General Maintenance Worker III

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Description/Job Summary

The Building People, LLC, has a position open for a full-time General Maintenance Worker III. The General Maintenance Worker will perform general maintenance and repair of equipment and buildings requiring practical skill and knowledge (but not proficiency) in such trades as painting, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, and electrical work. Work also involves the installation of new systems furniture, case goods furniture, and technical workbenches including the break-down and reconfiguration of existing systems furniture, case goods, and technical workbenches. Work includes the installation of wiring harnesses, power poles, and base in-feeds. variety of the following duties: replacing electrical receptacles, wires, switches, fixtures, and motors, using plaster or compound to patch minor holes and cracks in walls and ceilings, repairing or replacing sinks, water coolers, and toilets painting structures and equipment; repairing or replacing concrete floors, steps, and sidewalks, tiles, hanging doors and installing door locks, replacing broken window panes, and performing general maintenance on equipment and machinery.

Required Education

A minimum of a high school diploma (HSD) or equivalent is required for this position.

Required Qualifications

Below are required and preferred qualifications for this position.
  • Five(5 to seven (7) years of experience performing general maintenance and repair of facilities equipment and buildings requiring practical skill and knowledge of painting, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, and electrical work.
  • Applicants should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Answer after-hours emergency calls and be available to work overtime as needed
  • Must be able to manage workload on a daily basis with little supervision
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects, changing priorities and managing heavy workloads
  • EPA Certification preferred
  • Secret clearance, or the ability to obtain one, preferred but not required.
  • Federal Government experience a plus.
Physical Requirements for this position include:
  • Ability to repeatedly lift and carry objects of up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to climb and work from ladders
  • Stooping, standing, climbing and frequently lifting equipment (pump, tools, ladders) with a minimum of 50 lbs
  • Maintain professional appearance at all times


Competitive benefits include: 
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off

All positions require a background check after acceptance of our offer. The selected candidate will be eligible to begin employment before the background check has been finalized.  However, continued employment will be contingent upon the results of your reference/background check from The Building People, LLC.  Your position may require special credentialing, clearance, and access as a condition of employment.  In the event the government or client does not sponsor or approve your clearance, it may result in termination of your employment. 

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We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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