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Maintenance Worker Resume Sample

Below, we provide two resume samples, and a brief explanation of the maintenance worker resume.


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The candidate, Jocelyn Doe, wrote in her resume her ability to keep her workplace in top condition. She was also responsible for electrical, HVAC, and heating maintenance duties. She also included her job role as a back-up responder in emergencies. To improve this resume, Joceyln should have included the size of the area she maintained, the number of people she trained or managed (if at all), and the specific types of HVAC and heating unites she maintained in her "additional skills" section.


When writing your resume, be sure to improve it by quantifying it in the manner described above.


Jocelyn Doe

1156 Illustrious Walk, Aurora, IL 60572

(630) 204-5645


Handyperson with over 10 years of experience in light repairs, cleaning and inventory requires a position as a Maintenance Worker in Kane County, Illinois. Possesses a High School Diploma and excellent attention to detail.




Handyworker April 2007 – Present

  • Clean areas and dispose of garbage in accordance with the facility schedule.
  • Perform minor repairs to lighting, heating, air conditioning units; keep equipment in working order.
  • Accept and transport deliveries of supplies, furniture, and other materials.
  • Assist in inventory control.
  • Provide back-up response in emergencies.

TRACTION INC. Naperville, IL

Warehouse Custodian September 2001 – March 2007

  • Performed general labor to support operation requirements.
  • Swept, mopped, dusted racks, maintained the yard and building.
  • Processed trash removal and corrugated scraps with a compactor.
  • Operated a propane floor scrubber and other equipment.
  • Removed snow from grounds during the winter months.




High School Graduate, June 2004

  • Graduated Salutatorian
  • Performed set- up and break-down at local charity events



  • Great attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills; verbal and written
  • Exceptional customer service
  • Familiar with computer basics, Microsoft Office Suite and Windows 8
  • Able to work in various weather conditions


II. More Information about Maintenance


From 2010 to 2020, the employment of general maintenance workers is expected to grow at least 11%. It is a fast growing occupation, from new buildings and other constructions. Maintenance workers' salary range from $16.50/hour to $27/hour (2013). A lot of maintenance workers are working in schools and governments sectors, which normally have higher pay than in other places.

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