Work Environment General maintenance technicians often carry out many different tasks in a single day. They work at any number of locations, both indoor and outdoor. They work inside a single building, such as a public and private schools, municipal facilities, hotels or hospitals, or are responsible for the maintenance of many buildings, such as those in an apartment complex, or college campus. These technicians are often hired as assistants to Senior Power Plant Technicians in power plants such as electric generating plants.
Must have one of the following: Power Plant Technician II course, Third Class Stationary Engineering license, or accepted experience recognized by city, state or federal government. Students also must be working in the field to be eligible to take this course.