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List of Maintenance and Janitorial Skills

Maintenance and Janitorial Skills for Job Applications and Interviews

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List of Maintenance and Janitorial Skills
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When you're applying for jobs, there are certain skills that employers expect applicants for maintenance and janitorial jobs to have.

Here's a list of skills employers seek in the candidates they hire. Skills will vary based on the job for which you're applying, so also review our list of skills listed by job and type of skill.

List of Maintenance and Janitorial Skills

A - G

  • Building Repair
  • Buffing
  • Carpentry
  • Chemical Use
  • Cleaning
  • Communication
  • Customer Relations
  • Dusting
  • Electrical Repairs
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Finishing Floors
  • Following Instructions
  • Grounds Maintenance

 H - M

  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Inventory
  • Maintenance
  • Masonry
  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Monetary Exchange
  • Mopping

 N - S

  • Ordering Supplies
  • Painting
  • Permits
  • Planning
  • Plumbing
  • Polishing Furniture
  • Prioritizing
  • Record Keeping
  • Refurbishing
  • Repair Electrical Fixtures
  • Roofing
  • Sanitation
  • Safety
  • Scheduling
  • Service
  • Scrubbing
  • Sweeping
  • Supervising

T - Z

  • Teamwork
  • Tools
  • Washing Floors
  • Washing Windows
  • Waxing
  • Welding

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