Building Maintenance Technician

Georgia Highlands College
Job Description

Job Summary

This position performs technical duties in the maintenance and repair of campus buildings.

Georgia Highlands is a growing and progressive institution with opportunities for the individual selected to grow with us. With a focus on employee wellness and development, the culture is warm and embracing, while the work is fast paced and challenging.Regular full-time staff, administrators, and faculty enjoy the abundant array of University System health, retirement, and other benefits which includes tuition assistance after six months of employment. Additionally, GHC is a qualifying employer under the Department of Education Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF). This program provides student loan repayment and forgiveness for qualifying loans for eligible full-time employees. See for more information.

This is an excellent opportunity to impact the lives of literally thousands of students and their families.



• Repairs and maintains building HVAC, electrical and plumbing systems
• Performs roof repair, building and room remodeling, and other carpentry duties
• Completes work orders and associated paperwork
• Inspects and tests fire alarm panels, emergency lighting systems, fire extinguishers, and other life safety systems
• Repairs, opens, and replaces locks
• Cleans gutters
• Paints building interiors and exteriors
• Responds to after-hours emergencies
• Moves office furniture and hangs pictures
• Installs parking lot signs and street bumpers
• Performs related duties

Required Qualifications

• High school diploma
• 1 -2 years of related experience
• Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license for the type of vehicle or equipment operated

Proposed Salary


Required Documents to Attach

• Resume
• Cover Letter

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities


• Knowledge of building maintenance principles and practices
• Knowledge of the installation, repair and maintenance of HVAC, electrical, and plumbing systems
• Skill in the repair and maintenance of building systems
• Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions
• Skill in oral and written communication

About Us

Georgia Highlands College is a multi-campus, state college member of the University System of Georgia. Founded in 1970 as Floyd Junior College, it now serves more than 6,000 students in Northwest Georgia and Northeast Alabama across its five locations in Rome, Cartersville, Marietta, Dallas, and Douglasville. GHC currently offers over 30 areas of study with associate degree and bachelor’s degree options both in the classroom and online.

We are a growing and progressive institution with opportunities for great employees to grow in a fast-paced and challenging work environment that encourages employee wellness and overall success. Our combined efforts at GHC have led to numerous awards, honors, and countless stories of success for students and employees.

Contact Information

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