General Maintenance Worker

Seeking an experienced Maintenance Worker in the skill trades fields of carpentry, painting, electrical, and plumbing.

We are looking for General Maintenance Workers with multiple skills such as: painting, carpentry, plumbing, masonry and electrical work.

Position Summary:

Under general supervision, the General Maintenance Worker performs 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 involves a variety of duties other than those of skilled craft workers, with attention to knowing and using safe work practices.


Fort Polk, Louisiana

Typical 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.
  • Replacing damaged paneling and floor tiles.
  • Hanging doors and installing door locks.
  • Replacing broken window panes.
  • Performing general maintenance on equipment and machinery.
  • May also perform duties and operate equipment related to sign-making.
  • May purchase and pick up required supplies and materials charged to the company to complete various projects.
  • Frequent travel between facilities is required.
    Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • One year of work experience in general building maintenance, or demonstrated ability to use hand and power tools (such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, wrenches, precision measures, electronic/electronic testing devices), and knowledge of and ability to properly use specialized equipment, including that used in one or more of the trades of electrical, plumbing or general carpentry;
  • Use and maintenance of own tools may be required;
  • Ability to manage material resources and time;
  • Ability to work safely;
  • Ability to follow directions, instructions, structured processes and procedures, and complete tasks;
  • Customer service skills to act responsively to customer inquiries and requests, and escalate the more difficult matters appropriately;
  • Communication skills to provide procedural and factual information, and to follow written and oral instructions;
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing work priorities, and build effective working relationships with staff, customers, and others;
  • Demonstrated organizational, problem-solving, and common sense skills;
  • Ability to manage and accurately track material resources and time, and adapt to changing work priorities;
  • Ability to travel to various facilities, and to work independently and as a team.


The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees for this job. Employees are expected to follow their supervisor’s instructions and to perform the tasks requested by their supervisors.

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