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The Building People General Maintenance Worker II in Charleston, South Carolina

Description/Job Summary

Currently, The Building People, LLC, has a position open for a full-time General Maintenance Worker II. 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, plus two years of experience.

Required Qualifications

Listed below are required and preferred qualifications for this position.

  • Five (5) years experience performing general maintenance, furniture Installation, breakdown and repair, and repair of facilities equipment and buildings requiring practical skill and knowledge of painting, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, and electrical work. Ability to read and interpret drawings, plans, and sketches.

  • 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 a professional appearance at all times


Competitive benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance

  • 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.

An Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and
services available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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